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The 10 Best Islands for Honeymoons

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island If you’re trying to decide where to go for your post-wedding escape, a sun-splashed island can be a solid choice. But which one to choose? The ideal island for your newlywed getaway depends on your budget, and how much time you have. But whether you’re simply looking for sand and…

Where We’d Travel If Money Was No Object

Traveling is eye-opening, fun, and breathtaking, but let’s face it: It can be hard on the wallet. So while we’d love to jet off to the Maldives for a two-week stay at an expensive resort, or go on an around-the-world cruise, that’s not always doable. For a minute though, we suspended disbelief to imagine where…

11 Important Things to Know Before You Travel to Bora Bora

Grounds at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island/Oyster A popular honeymoon destination, Bora Bora is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world. Known for its luxurious overwater bungalows that provide gorgeous vistas of the turquoise lagoon and lush, mountainous landscape, as well as direct access to the sea life-filled waters, it’s a bucket-list…

The Best Islands to Visit in French Polynesia

Although you’ve likely heard of Tahiti and Bora Bora, it may come as a surprise that French Polynesia — an overseas collectivity of the French Republic — is composed of a whopping 118 islands and atolls in the South Pacific. Known for its dense tropical jungles, jaw-dropping beaches and lagoons, and production of vanilla and…

How to Vacation in Bora Bora on the Cheap

The most popular island in French Polynesia, Bora Bora is a bucket-list vacation spot, thanks to its jaw-dropping turquoise waters, lush mountainous landscape, and romantic overwater bungalows. It’s a picture-perfect destination that’s often chosen for once-in-a-lifetime honeymoons, but you may be surprised to learn that it’s possible to visit Bora Bora on the cheap. After…

10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Bora Bora

One of the world’s most romantic and stunning places, Bora Bora is a popular island in French Polynesia that largely attracts honeymooners. Home to those famous overwater bungalows, rich marine life easily observed via snorkeling or scuba diving, and awe-inspiring turquoise waters, there’s a lot to love about this island destination. Arguably the best spot…

Gorgeous Private Island Retreats

With additional reporting by Anne Olivia Bauso. Owning a private island is overrated and a lot of work — or so we’ve heard from our many island-owning friends. You have to deal with the astronomical taxes, the development, and the upkeep. It’s a full-time job, really (one that island owners simply pay other people to…

The Best Honeymoon Destinations Around the World

The earliest meaning of the term “honeymoon” supposedly stems from an old European custom in which newlyweds would consume great quantities of mead, a brew made from fermented honey and water. At the time, many cultures followed a lunar (“moon”) calendar, and during the first lunar month after the wedding, couples were to drink mead,…

Top 10 Places Around the World to Swim with Sharks

Every year, Shark Week enters our lives for a fleeting seven nights of nail-biting, heart-pounding programming on the Discovery Channel. But before you even have the chance to cue up the “Jaws” theme song, the exciting event concludes, leaving us longing for more adrenaline-pumping adventures. We’re of the mentality that the fun doesn’t have to…