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Come and Get Samoa (City AM)

Samoa has one of the South Pacific’s most beautiful and varied coastlines, complemented by a lush mountainous interior. Continue reading

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Beyond the Reef | #TCTalofa

Talofa! Thanks for joining me in remembering the amazing time I had in Samoa. Continue reading

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Savai’i | #TCTalofa

Midway during my week in Samoa I spent two full-on days of fun in the sun on the island of Savai’i. Continue reading

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Exploring Upolu | #TCTalofa

My Samoan adventure continued as I headed out to explore the island of Upolu. Continue reading

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Around Apia | #TCTalofa

Samoa’s only actual town, Apia is a small but bustling port with a population of around 36,000 people. It served as a great base for me to revive and acclimate myself to island life after my long haul journey from the UK. Here’s a look at the best bits from my time there. Continue reading

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Talofa from Samoa | #TCTalofa

Hey y’all, listen up. I think I might have discovered paradise or, at least, a super close approximation of the ideal tropical island getaway. I’m talking about Samoa, where I spent a magical, wet and wild week back at the beginning of November. Continue reading

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Find Your Sea Legs at Tahiti’s Pearl Regatta (City AM)

Intrepid adventurer Chris Osburn reminisces about his adventures on Tahiti’s high seas. Continue reading

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Top Tips for Tahiti and Her Islands (Travelbag)

Comfortable, convenience and gourmet – what else could you want? How about top notch service, nightly entertainment, and long list of amenities and activities. From its very own lagoonarium to “Overwater Motu Bungalows” and much, much more – there are plenty of amazing reasons to make the Intercontinental Resort Tahiti your base while discovering the joys of French Polynesia. Continue reading

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Intercontinental Resort Tahiti (OneTravel)

Despite its lagoon side setting spread across 23 verdant and attractively landscaped acres, this four star resort is but a few minutes’ drive from Faa’a International Airport and only a couple or so minutes further from the relative bustle of downtown Pape’ete. Coming from pretty much anywhere except possibly sailing from another nearby island, odds are you’ll pass through Faa’a, making the Intercontinental a smart and hassle free option. Continue reading

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A Few Top Tips for Tahiti (OneTravel)

Io rana! I’m just back from spending a week and a half in French Polynesia. Tahiti and her islands are gorgeous – and definitely live up to all the hype! That said – and no matter where you’re coming from – this South Pacific archipelago isn’t somewhere you simply hop over to for the weekend. To make the most out of your time in paradise, here are a few top tips so you won’t have to hit the ground running but instead can assuredly stroll along in leisurely style to the beach. Continue reading

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Just Back from Tahiti. Whoa!

Hey folks. I’m back in town after a week and a half sailing around French Polynesia’s Leeward Islands. And aside from a couple of hours of choppy sailing and a bout of seasickness that I thought might never end, the trip was truly awesome: eating lots and lots of fresh papaya … swimming around in giant bathtub lagoons off wild coasts of far flung specks of land … spotting dolphins … ogling tikis … taking in all the many different shades of blue … I had a a bona fide blast in the tropical breeze. Continue reading

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