| May 13, 2014
| 1:01 PM
An Air Tahiti Nui package puts a summer vacation in the South Pacific within reach through its Tahiti Delight package.
The six-night, five-day package, which can be booked starting Tuesday (today) through May 25, gets you airfare and a hotel from...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and perhaps this year –with the day that celebrates lovers falling conveniently on a Friday – you are thinking of a weekend or longer getaway to a romantic resort? Here are some in Florida, the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Papeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...
| May 26, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO BORA BORA
From LAX, Air Tahiti Nui and Air France offer nonstop service to Papeete, Tahiti, with Air Tahiti offering connecting service to Bora Bora. Restricted round-trip airfare begins at $1,780, including taxes and fees.
| Feb 13, 2011
The turquoise lagoons and misty mountains of Bora-Bora have always enchanted bride-to-be Maja Sakowsky. She's so enamored of the fabled South Pacific island, in fact, that she has delayed her wedding for more than a year so that she can legally wed there....
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:10 AM
Across Southern California, sky watchers assembled Tuesday afternoon for a chance to view the last-in-a-lifetime transit of Venus.
They donned protective glasses and peered into filtered telescopes to watch the planet as it crossed in front of the sun...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:27 AM
AITUTAKI, Cook Islands — "Where is that?"
I must've heard the question a hundred times before arriving in the Cooks. Some friends placed the islands in the Caribbean. Several guessed "around Australia." No one nailed it until I spoke with a...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Feb 8, 2009
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
| Oct 23, 2005
Marlon Brando spent the last few years of his life mostly cloistered in the master bedroom of his home on Mulholland Drive, the great actor reduced to an obese, distrustful and tormented recluse. But there was a place to which he could escape by simply...