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South Pacific

Bora, Bora Bora Bora - Welcome to Dream Island

The author James Michener called Bora Bora the most beautiful island in the world. It's a travel-writing law to mention this is the first paragraph of any article that attempts to use common words to describe this French Polynesian paradise. And now that it's out of the way, we can start. Bora Bora is the most beautiful island in the world (had to repeat, it's true). Read More ›

Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef - The Blue Outlook

Weightless, you float around a stack of plate corals, twisting you body in the gentle warm current to catch mere glimpses of the sea life circus. Angelfish and wrasse ease by in an effortless flow of nautical traffic, and two lionfish with fins flaring like feathers cruise past your mask... Read More ›

New zealand New Zealand - Land of the Long White Cloud

The Maori, New Zealand's original settlers, believe the fresh morning dew that covers the plush green grass and rolling hills is actually the tears of Rangi, the sky newZealand1The Maori named this magical place Aotearoa—the Land of the Long White Cloud—a name both romantic and true.Read More ›

New Zealand Uncorking New Zealand

New Zealand's North and South Islands are collectively the size of California, which is barely big enough to contain the nation's impressive collection of mammoth glaciers, rain forests, towering mountains, pristine beaches and active volcanoes. And somehow, amongst these colossal swathes...Read More ›

Tazmania Tasman Sea

Tasmania is a breathing island of jungle and rock. Seemingly endless alpine ranges race up jagged mountains, while swathes of old-growth eucalyptus stand defiantly along rock-strewn coastlines. Wherever you are on the island, wilderness is within reach, with most as unspoiled as it was in the Gondwana days. More than a third of the state is protected in national parks Read More ›

Tazmania The Wild Island of Tasmania

Tasmania is a breathing island of jungle and rock. Seemingly endless alpine ranges race up jagged mountains, while swathes of old-growth eucalyptus stand defiantly along rock-strewn coastlines. Wherever you are on the island, wilderness is within reach, with most as unspoiled as it was in the Gondwana days. More than a third of the state is protected in national parks and a World Heritage Area Read More ›