french polynesia


Tahiti's Global Cuisine Is Best Experienced Through Its Food Trucks

The menus reflect the mashup of cultures that have shaped the cuisine of the islands: Chinese stir-fries and Thai-style curries, Polynesian fresh and cured fish dishes, globalized pizza, and French classics.


Obama’s Chilling On an Island For Liberal Elites

Barack Obama is kicking back in French Polynesia at an eco-hotel for the rich and famous.


The Mosquito That Started Today's Zika Outbreak in Brazil Was Killed Off 50 Years Ago

Brazil’s government has declared “war” on the Aedes aegypti mosquito but conditions have changed since the country eliminated the insect in 1958, when it was spreading yellow fever.


Painful Chikungunya Outbreak Reaches French Polynesia

The excruciating mosquito-borne virus has reached now the French archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. And its spreading like wildfire.