Travel to Tahiti and French Polynesia – Episode 119

categories: pacific travel

The Amateur Traveler talks to David Stanley, author of the Moon Handbook for Tahiti, about Tahiti and French Polynesia.

Learn places to stay from $12 a night to $1000, where to get a great meal for less, how to navigate the islands, a wonderful cruise to the Marquesas Islands, safari tours, beaches, reef sharks and more.

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Show Notes

Tahiti Tourism
Marquesas Islands
Tahiti on a Budget – Ferries and Cargo Boats
Ferry from Tahiti to Moorea
Aranui – Freighter to Paradise
Tahiti Inter-Island Travel
Moorea – Where to stay
Chez Nelson – Moorea (camping / dorms / cabins)
Tahiti trip journal (shows ferry from Bora Bora to Tahiti)
Papeete City Map


Tripinator – Travel 2.0
7 Outrageous Predictions for Travel in 2008
How Big Is Your Entourage?
Amateur Traveler Live Show – Jan 1st – 2 pm PT

Internet Resources

Rules Change January 1 For FLying with Lithium Batteries in U.S.


Intro Vote at the Amateur Traveler Live Call-in Show
Amateur Traveler Theme Song – Ringtone
Welcome to new iTunes listeners
Jaki asks about the Frappr map
Charles asks for advise

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Chris Christensen

by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

One Response to “Travel to Tahiti and French Polynesia – Episode 119”



EXCELLENT podcast episode, Chris. I thought this was one of your best efforts. David made for an excellent guest. Very in-depth with plenty of insider tips and money-saving options for the backpacker crowd.

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