Charming and peaceful Tahaa

Often in the shadow of hers neighboring islands, Raiatea and Bora Bora, Tahaa rarely makes the cover of the tourist brochures. Yet “the vanilla island” is one of the most preserved and richest Leeward Islands… To celebrate the raid Vanira 2016, a 15km race that crosses the “Vanilla Island “. E-Tahiti Travel proposes a quick…

Tu’aro Maohi, discovering traditional sports… exotic!

If Polynesian paddle canoeing and surfing are at the top of the list in the Polynesian sports news, other sports, even more surprising are experiencing a remarkable comeback in recent years. In the mood for something a little exotic? Try climbing a coconut tree or a challenge in stone lifting. Couch potatoes should abstain! Often…

Takanini, the Rising star of the Marquesas… soon on tour in France

After leaving their native island Nuku Hiva, North of the Marquesas, the group is on its way to conquer France after succeeding in Tahiti. Strongly inspired by music from a mix of different races and their tormented Marquisian history, Takanini strikes a chord by singing about tradition while telling about the present. Progressive and poignant…

Uru, the breadfruit plant: an autopsy of a fruit like no other

Featured at the Paris agricultural trade show at the Porte de Versaille, the Uru took center stage as the star amongst all the booths of the overseas French Territories! Small wonder for a fruit that Polynesians have always considered sacred. From March 17 to 19, Tahiti celebrates their love of the Uru with a festival…

Polynesia, flamboyant garden of the South Pacific

Their scent invades your senses just as you get off the plane and never leaves you for all of its visual and olfactory pleasure. More than an adornment, flowers are a way of life in Polynesia. A stroll in a typical Polynesian garden … As it is often worn, the tiare tucked behind the ear…

2016, year of the fire monkey in Polynesia (and China)!

From February 8, lasting a fortnight, the heart of Tahiti and its islands will beat to the rhythm of Chinese drums. More than just folklore, Chinese New Year is here, this authentic and grandiose celebration gathers well more than just the Chinese community of French Polynesia … Two weeks of festivities In the aisles formed…