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Photo of the Day: Tahiti on Instagram

Today’s picture is from photographer Randy Paddy, also known on Instagram as @randyp85. He captured this gorgeous sunset during his stay at Le Méridien Tahiti. We recently created a board on Pinterest called #Tahiti on Instagram where we’re posting pictures from your personal experiences in French Polynesia. Take a few Instagram shots during your trip and your photo could be featured next! Thanks, Randy! Read more

Seattle’s Evening Magazine in Paradise

Earlier this month, KING 5’s Evening Magazine headed for warmer weather and visited the islands of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Hosts Meeghan Black and Saint Bryan took viewers along for the ride as they experienced a range of adventures—everything from swimming with sharks and stingrays in Bora Bora to eating from the local food trucks in Papeete, Tahiti. Check out the videos below!  Read more

The Amazing Race: Bora Bora Part II

Did you catch the season premiere of The Amazing Race? Contestants went skydiving over the island of Bora Bora and the view was spectacular! If you missed it, you can watch it here. This Sunday is another exciting episode in Bora Bora, and here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come! Read more

Tahiti Guitar Festival

The 6th annual Tahiti Guitar Festival will take place from March 7-9th at Le Meridien Tahiti, gathering professional musicians and music lovers together for three amazing nights of performances. The theme for this year’s edition is “Celtic Encounter,” featuring music by international artists such as Jean Charles Guichen and Taÿfa. Music is a universal language that brings people together—and that’s exactly what this event is all about! Read more

The Amazing Race: Bora Bora Part I

We’re so excited to watch the season premiere of The Amazing Race this Sunday! Teams will face a number of challenges in Bora Bora and we’re just now getting an idea of what those are. First things first, here’s a scenic shot of Bora Bora courtesy of CBS.

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The New Air Tahiti Nui

Air Tahiti Nui will soon have a new look! Starting in April, the award-winning airline is launching a $17 million renovation on board its fleet of Airbus A340-300 aircraft. The reconfiguration includes upgraded seats and the installation of a new in-flight entertainment system. Read more

Vintage Vahines

For centuries, the intrigue surrounding the South Seas was often attributed to one thing — the beauty of the Tahitian vahine. Captain James Cook and Joseph Banks wrote of their encounters with these exotic Polynesian women during their voyage in 1769; Fletcher Christian was so captivated by his attraction that he carried out the famous mutiny on the Bounty in 1789; and artists like Paul Gauguin later brought these creatures to life through their words, paintings and portraits. Read more