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Tahiti & French Polynesia

Four Seasons, Bora Bora.

South Pacific

Beyond Fiji: the other Pacific paradises you must visit

Craig Tansley From New Caledonia to French Polynesia, and the Cook Islands to Samoa, there are more holiday destinations to discover in the south Pacific beyond Aussies' beloved Fiji, writes Craig Tansley.

Tahiti

It's a paradise: So why is there no one here?

Huahine, French Polynesia

Craig Platt The trouble with paradise is everyone wants a piece of it. So why aren't the tourists hordes here?

South Pacific

In the wake of the Bounty

Paul Gauguin

Jane Archer takes the plunge with a riveting French Polynesia cruise.

Holiday ideas

The big chill: embrace or escape

Skier in bikini

From sun-filled sojourns to log fire retreats, Belinda Jackson reveals the hottest last-minute winter holidays.

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Photo galleries

Photos

The Brando luxury eco-resort, French Polynesia

Located on a breathtakingly beautiful private atoll, this eco-resort embraces the Polynesian culture and offers absolute luxury and comfort.

Photos

Dream getaways: over-water bungalows

Club Med Maldives

Does it get any better than staying in your own bungalow over a crystal clear lagoon? Here are some of our favourites around the world.

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Travellers Tips

Cheap escapes

Cheap and full of cheer

Matavera and Muri Lagoon on Raratonga, Cook Islands.

Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.

Flight test

Flight Test: Air Tahiti Nui

Air Tahiti Nui flight attendants

A kiss from attendants starts the French Polynesian vibe of this flight.

Map of Tahiti & French Polynesia

Travel News

Korean pop culture lures tourists for plastic surgery

Jun Ji Hyun/Facebook

2:43pm | In a district made famous by the song Gangnam Style - women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around their heads.

The decline of first class as airlines add business beds

12:50pm | World's top airlines may follow in the in footsteps of Virgin Atlantic abandoning the traditional three-class seating plan.

Legroom gadget sales jump after seat recline spat on plane

11:12am | Demand is high for a gadget that blocks seats from reclining after a scuffle between two passengers forced a jet to make an unscheduled landing.

Teens take world's scariest selfie

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 26 Aug | Three students have gone to sickening lengths to take the world’s scariest selfie.

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