Smiling Fijian tribesman

Fiji, beyond the beach

Fiji is a paradise of tropical beaches, coral coasts and tiny, private islands. The hotels here range from pretty basic all the way to sublime. It’s unique in it’s culture, which is a pleasure to discover and learn about, not to mention the friendly, smiling locals. Yet so many travellers come here just for the […]

Honeymooners on Bora Bora, French Polynesia

10 days in Tahiti – The perfect honeymoon itinerary

Here’s our suggestion for a dreamlike 12 day itinerary in beautiful French Polynesia. This itinerary allows clients to experience Papeete plus three beautiful islands: Moorea, Bora Bora and Tahaa. We’ve included some exciting excursions, dinners and all transfers. We are certain newly weds, couples and celebrators will love this itinerary!  Day 1. Arrive Tahiti (Papeete International Airport). […]

Iguassu Falls, Brazil/Argentine Border

A Personal Observation on the Rise of Luxury Travel in South America

As a former overland driver and expedition leader in South and Central America, I’ve witnessed over my lifetime seismic changes in South America, from coup d’etats, revolutions World Cups, the rise and fall of the drug industry of the 80’s, and most strikingly a shift in the quality of travel and accommodation in this wonderful part of […]