French Polynesia Travel Guides for Backpackers

Four Reasons Why You Should Definitely Visit French Polynesia

If someone would ask me how would paradise look like for me I would definitely think of a picture perfect postcard with luxuriant green landscapes and turquoise crystalline water. I would think of that and eventually, leave it there as – come on – who could imagine these places to be even real? And, as not for nothing they say that you have to see it with your own eyes in order to believe it – I eventually did see it with my own eyes.  I have to confess – it was such a treat! I couldn't stop being thankful […]
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The Best Of Bora Bora

Bora Bora is probably one of the most wanted dream destinations in the world. It is really hard and expensive to be reached because not so many tourists are visiting French Polynesia and there are quite a few planes and cruise ships that are going there. Also, one of the cheapest rooms on the island you can stay is around 400 euro per night which makes the destination really luxury and exclusive in the Pacific. Otherwise, the weather is always good for a vacation and can offer amazing conditions for swimming with the ray fishes and tiger sharks. The main […]
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Magnificent Moorea – the heart of French Polynesia

French Polynesia is one of the dream destinations for most travelers all over the world. It is hard accessible and far in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but with its beauty is a symbol of success and good life. Bora Bora and Tahiti attract even the most pretensions travelers who are looking for five-stars luxury and a bit privacy from the busy daily life and crazy metropolitan cities. One of the best-kept secrets in French Polynesia is actually Moorea – a small island just on the opposite side of Tahiti that could be easily reached by ferry or small […]
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Reaching Tahiti after 7 days of sailing

MINI GUIDE TO TAHITI DURING JUNE AND JULY Being the first ´’bigger island’ to arrive to by sailors, Tahiti can be quite overwhelming after months of sailing around very isolated islands in the Pacific. It is the island that many sailors consider the end goal, the place where there are actual food stores, resources to fix broken parts on the boat, bars and retails. Oh, and as on of the sailors pointed out: the only island in French Polynesia with an – actual Mcdonalds. Not to mention roads, even a highway that combines the villages. Still, it resembles the very […]
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Secrets to achieving your dream Bora Bora holiday with a budget of AUD $6000

The Bora Bora dream versus the cost reality Bora Bora is an island located in the western part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia (an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean). It is often listed in various articles on the internet and magazines as the top honeymoon destination or most beautiful island in the world.  It is no wonder then that it seems impossible to have the words Bora Bora and budget in the same sentence right!? I personally fell in love with Bora Bora after seeing it for the first time in the movie Couples Retreat.  […]
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