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  • ‘Blue Lagoon’ Honeymoon

    By Elyse Glickman

    November 16, 2012 | 2:16 pm

    Islands and honeymoons are a time-tested match made in heaven. Perhaps that’s why so many newlyweds flirt with Fiji, a gorgeous archipelago nation in the South Pacific. 

    This country is the embodiment of romance. One of its most recognizable islands is the Turtle Island resort,...

  • Turbulent Tonga Part III: “Humps and Bumps, Tonga Giveth, Tonga Taketh”

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    January 9, 2012 | 12:11 pm

    The Lonely Planet describes Neiafu, the main town on the Vava’u Island group as “ramshackle.”  Although I somewhat agree, Neiafu has its charms.  In fact, I would describe it as quaint. Families of pigs cross the road, a large white church perches above the town, and children...

  • Survivor is Back and There Might be Pot!

    By Ilana Angel

    September 15, 2011 | 5:02 pm

    The best thing about Big Brother ending is it means Survivor is starting.  I love this show and for the past few years I look forward to it with hope they will shake it up and give us something new and fresh.  I loved Russell and having him back was enough to keep me interested, but...

  • Tahitian Jews make do on their island paradise

    By Ben Frank

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm


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    Bright morning sunlight illuminates the synagogue floor as Francois Yonah Poul sits alone in a dark corner wrapped in a tallit and tefillin.

    Praying in the Quarter Fariipiti of the bustling port city of Papeete, the 48-year-old Poul is among those trying to keep the...


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