What is the Tahitian flower tradition?

When arriving in Tahiti French Polynesia, 6th stop of my world tour, and my 49th country visited, my host at the Carlton Plage residence greeted me with a traditional fresh Tahitian flower necklace. But what is this Tahitian tradition?
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When arriving in Tahiti French Polynesia, 6th stop of my world tour, and my 49th country visited, my host at the Carlton Plage residence greeted me with a traditional fresh Tahitian flower necklace. But what is this Tahitian tradition?...

World tour day one: Luxembourg City

That's it, the big depart to start a world tour is coming. First destination, leaving from France, and staying at my sister for the night, is Luxembourg, from where a flight to Lisbon will be waiting for me. As my sister works there, she gave me a lift to Luxembourg on her way to work, and we had all the pleasure to enjoy the morning traffic jams.
That's it, the big depart to start a world tour is coming. First destination, leaving from France, and staying at my sister for the night, is Luxembourg, from where a flight to Lisbon will be waiting for me. As my sister works there, she gave me a lift to Luxembourg on her way to work, and we had all the pleasure to enjoy the morning traffic jams....

Layover in Lisbon, Portugal with city tour

As my layover from Luxembourg to New York on my world tour was 24h in Lisbon, I decided to book a hotel room in the city center, and stay there for the night, allowing for a city visit and a nice dinner in town - at least I thought so when I was planning the trip.
As my layover from Luxembourg to New York on my world tour was 24h in Lisbon, I decided to book a hotel room in the city center, and stay there for the night, allowing for a city visit and a nice dinner in town - at least I thought so when I was planning the trip....

What is the cheapest hotel room in San Fran Union square?

Looking for the cheapest room in hotels near San Fran Union square, the best choice was the hotel The Urban, which is right in fron of Chinatown entrance, about a hundred meters away from Union Square, and is actually located in the best area to stay in San Francisco without a car, as everything around is at walkable distance, including cheap and free things to do in San Francisco!
Looking for the cheapest room in hotels near San Fran Union square, the best choice was the hotel The Urban, which is right in fron of Chinatown entrance, about a hundred meters away from Union Square, and is actually located in the best area to stay in San Francisco without a car, as everything around is at walkable distance, including cheap and free things to do in San Francisco!...

New York Central park free walking tour

For my first full day in New York, and in the USA, I booked a free walking tour in Central Park, the main outdoor park in New York City, and an iconic landmark of the largest city in United States.
For my first full day in New York, and in the USA, I booked a free walking tour in Central Park, the main outdoor park in New York City, and an iconic landmark of the largest city in United States....

NYC grand central free tour

After having visited Central Park, it was time to see more of Manhattan. Back in my hostel next to Penn station after the end of the free walking tour in Central Park, I booked a visit of midtown Manhattan, starting only half an hour after my actual booking.
After having visited Central Park, it was time to see more of Manhattan. Back in my hostel next to Penn station after the end of the free walking tour in Central Park, I booked a visit of midtown Manhattan, starting only half an hour after my actual booking....

Ezoic Pubtelligence event in Google headquarters NYC

The online ad mediation agency Ezoic, which is a Google certified partner, organized a conference day at Google headquarters in NYC, and invited their publishers, among other people interested in the online publishing business.
The online ad mediation agency Ezoic, which is a Google certified partner, organized a conference day at Google headquarters in NYC, and invited their publishers, among other people interested in the online publishing business....

Saint Patrick's day parade New York City 2019

The best part of my trip to New York, was that I would be there for the Saint Patrick's day parade, one of the most important event of the city of the year. A great way to spend a weekend in New York City as well!
The best part of my trip to New York, was that I would be there for the Saint Patrick's day parade, one of the most important event of the city of the year. A great way to spend a weekend in New York City as well!...

A day in Universal Studios Islands of Adventure

The Universal Studios in Florida consists of two parks, the newest one being Islands of Adventure, a theme park around Universal films franchises, such as Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, The Hulk, Spiderman, Skull island reign of King Kong, or comics such as Popeye.
The Universal Studios in Florida consists of two parks, the newest one being Islands of Adventure, a theme park around Universal films franchises, such as Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, The Hulk, Spiderman, Skull island reign of King Kong, or comics such as Popeye....

How is a one day visit at Disney's Magic Kingdom?

While I was staying near Orlando to enjoy the theme parks, my friend living in Miami joined with her boyfriend and her 6 years old kid, so we could all go together for a day at Disney's Magic Kingdom.
While I was staying near Orlando to enjoy the theme parks, my friend living in Miami joined with her boyfriend and her 6 years old kid, so we could all go together for a day at Disney's Magic Kingdom....

How is a day at Universal Studios Orlando?

A day is enough to enjoy the great Universal Studios Orlando, which hosts a few high intensity ride, an amazingly fun Simpsons ride, and some more calm attractions in the Universal theme.
A day is enough to enjoy the great Universal Studios Orlando, which hosts a few high intensity ride, an amazingly fun Simpsons ride, and some more calm attractions in the Universal theme....

First day in Vegas visiting a friend: the Strip at night, cooking tarte flambée

For my trip to Vegas, the best friend of my cousin since childhood from France, that now lives in Vegas since a few years, offered to host me, which was a very nice offer.
For my trip to Vegas, the best friend of my cousin since childhood from France, that now lives in Vegas since a few years, offered to host me, which was a very nice offer....

Brunch at container park Las Vegas and its praying mantis

For my second day in Vegas, I wanted to explore one of the best free things to do in Las Vegas near Fremont street, see the praying mantis at what is called container park, an area made out of old containers, and access free.
For my second day in Vegas, I wanted to explore one of the best free things to do in Las Vegas near Fremont street, see the praying mantis at what is called container park, an area made out of old containers, and access free....

Walking on the best parts of Las Vegas strip up to the neon museum

Third day in Vegas, and time to walk down the whole famous Strip street! The street with all famous casinos and hotels in Vegas, is also the opportunity to enjoy drinks while walking outside, a thing forbidden in most of the United States, enjoy fun street shows, access roller coasters or malls, and have a great time under the sun!
Third day in Vegas, and time to walk down the whole famous Strip street! The street with all famous casinos and hotels in Vegas, is also the opportunity to enjoy drinks while walking outside, a thing forbidden in most of the United States, enjoy fun street shows, access roller coasters or malls, and have a great time under the sun!...

A day tour at valley of fire state park in Nevada

For my last full day in Vegas, we would take the car and go at the Valley of Fire, a state park in Nevada's desert, that must be visited by card, as it is so big that it would take days to walk around, and wouldn't anyway be possible in the heat.
For my last full day in Vegas, we would take the car and go at the Valley of Fire, a state park in Nevada's desert, that must be visited by card, as it is so big that it would take days to walk around, and wouldn't anyway be possible in the heat....

Walking on Embarcadero center in San Francisco

For my first day in San Francisco, I met up with a former CouchSurfer, that now lives in San Francisco, and was working at a walking distance from my cheap hotel in San Francisco downtown.
For my first day in San Francisco, I met up with a former CouchSurfer, that now lives in San Francisco, and was working at a walking distance from my cheap hotel in San Francisco downtown....

Where is the best chinese food in Chinatown San Francisco?

There are actually more types of food in San Francisco Chinatown than only Chinese food. You can find Chinese, Vietnamese, Vegetarian, American, and even Greek or Mediterranean.
There are actually more types of food in San Francisco Chinatown than only Chinese food. You can find Chinese, Vietnamese, Vegetarian, American, and even Greek or Mediterranean....

The best walking San Francisco city tour!

As I arrived in San Francisco for the first time, I looked up walking tours, and found the San Francisco in One Day walking tour, to which I registered. It required an upfront payment of US$7 which would cover the ticket to the famous cable car, as a ride on the car is included in the tour.
As I arrived in San Francisco for the first time, I looked up walking tours, and found the San Francisco in One Day walking tour, to which I registered. It required an upfront payment of US$7 which would cover the ticket to the famous cable car, as a ride on the car is included in the tour....

Is it worth to visit AlCatraz? AlCatraz tour review

One of the must do activities in San Francisco, is the visit of AlCatraz, and it is definitely worth to visit. It is a former prison located on an island next to San Francisco city, and used to be the jail of the most dangerous American gangsters. It was famous for being the most secure prison in the world.
One of the must do activities in San Francisco, is the visit of AlCatraz, and it is definitely worth to visit. It is a former prison located on an island next to San Francisco city, and used to be the jail of the most dangerous American gangsters. It was famous for being the most secure prison in the world....

How is the San Francisco secrets, scandals and scoundrels free walking tour?

After having attended the San Francisco in one day walking tour, I registered for another one, also created and led by Britt, the Secrets, Scandals and Scoundrels tour.
After having attended the San Francisco in one day walking tour, I registered for another one, also created and led by Britt, the Secrets, Scandals and Scoundrels tour....

Papeete's municipal market, a walk in Tahitian pearls paradise

For one of my first days in Tahiti, we went to Papeete, to visit the municipal market, which is a Tahitian pearl paradise, a great location to buy local fresh food and fruits, and of the best place around to buy flower necklaces or floral crowns.
For one of my first days in Tahiti, we went to Papeete, to visit the municipal market, which is a Tahitian pearl paradise, a great location to buy local fresh food and fruits, and of the best place around to buy flower necklaces or floral crowns....

What are the best beaches in Tahiti?

The best beaches in Tahiti are in Puna'Auia, as the only white sand beaches on the island can be found there - plus, it is a public and free beach, perfect for snorkeling as well.
The best beaches in Tahiti are in Puna'Auia, as the only white sand beaches on the island can be found there - plus, it is a public and free beach, perfect for snorkeling as well....

How is the longest swimming pool in Polynesia?

With 180 meters long, the private swimming pool of the most exclusive residence of Tahiti French Polynesia, the Carlton Plage residence, which ends in the best beach in Tahiti, one of the most remote and most beautiful island in the world, staying with this huge private swimming pool in the backyard is a unique experience by itself.
With 180 meters long, the private swimming pool of the most exclusive residence of Tahiti French Polynesia, the Carlton Plage residence, which ends in the best beach in Tahiti, one of the most remote and most beautiful island in the world, staying with this huge private swimming pool in the backyard is a unique experience by itself....

What are the best places to stay in Tahiti?

Where to stay in Tahiti? The small island has limited accomodations option, and staying in Tahiti on a budget is nearly impossible... However, with our selection of the best places to stay in Tahiti, you will be able to find solutions for all kind of budgets!
Where to stay in Tahiti? The small island has limited accomodations option, and staying in Tahiti on a budget is nearly impossible... However, with our selection of the best places to stay in Tahiti, you will be able to find solutions for all kind of budgets!...

What to eat in Tahiti in the middle of the Pacific ocean?

As Tahiti is one of the most remote island in the world, it might seem normal to ask what to eat there, as the food options must be different on a place so far from everything.
As Tahiti is one of the most remote island in the world, it might seem normal to ask what to eat there, as the food options must be different on a place so far from everything....

What are the best places to stay in Auckland New Zealand?

After one 5 nights stay at an AirBNB in Ponsonby, and another 2 nights stay at a hotel in the center, it was clear that the best option, when possible, is to stay at an AirBNB, which is much much comfortable especially for the price paid, as Auckland is a very expensive city.
After one 5 nights stay at an AirBNB in Ponsonby, and another 2 nights stay at a hotel in the center, it was clear that the best option, when possible, is to stay at an AirBNB, which is much much comfortable especially for the price paid, as Auckland is a very expensive city....

Joining the only free walking tour Auckland

For my first full day in Auckland, I found the only free walking tour of the city, and that was a big surprise, mostly because... I've never seen a free walking tour with so many participants, there was about 25 of us.
For my first full day in Auckland, I found the only free walking tour of the city, and that was a big surprise, mostly because... I've never seen a free walking tour with so many participants, there was about 25 of us....

Fun things to do in Auckland at night: the Auckland's Frenzi Barcrawl

One of the best fun things to do in Auckland at night, especially to meet new people and discover new places, is to join an even such as the Auckland's Frenzi Barcrawl, in which most of the participants are visitors staying at one of the nearby central hostels.
One of the best fun things to do in Auckland at night, especially to meet new people and discover new places, is to join an even such as the Auckland's Frenzi Barcrawl, in which most of the participants are visitors staying at one of the nearby central hostels....

Cheap eats Auckland: what are the best cheap places to eat in Auckland?

As the cost of living is pretty high in Auckland, it might be difficult to find good affordable places to eat in Auckland, New Zealand, especially when visiting and not knowing the area.
As the cost of living is pretty high in Auckland, it might be difficult to find good affordable places to eat in Auckland, New Zealand, especially when visiting and not knowing the area....

What are the Auckland public transport options?

The choice of public transport options in Auckland, both for tourists and for locals, is pretty limited, with basically only buses as part of a city public tansportation system, and some trains and ferries to get around the country, but not so much inside the city of Auckland itself.
The choice of public transport options in Auckland, both for tourists and for locals, is pretty limited, with basically only buses as part of a city public tansportation system, and some trains and ferries to get around the country, but not so much inside the city of Auckland itself....

A walk in Western Park Auckland in Ponsonby

One of the great things to do in Auckland is to visit one of the many parks in the city, which usually are offering amazings views on the city, due to the fact that they contain steep hills.
One of the great things to do in Auckland is to visit one of the many parks in the city, which usually are offering amazings views on the city, due to the fact that they contain steep hills....

What are the best options for cheap Rotorua accommodation?

As the prices in New Zealand can be quite expensive, even in smaller cities like Rotorua, it is a good idea to consider private rentals like AirBNB and hostels, which offer affordable solutions for accommodation in Rotorua New Zealand.
As the prices in New Zealand can be quite expensive, even in smaller cities like Rotorua, it is a good idea to consider private rentals like AirBNB and hostels, which offer affordable solutions for accommodation in Rotorua New Zealand....

What are the best places to eat in Rotorua?

Finding affordable and good food in Rotorua is actually possible, as some of the best places to eat in Rotorua aren't so expensive, and one is even known to be the best in the best in the country for fish and chips...
Finding affordable and good food in Rotorua is actually possible, as some of the best places to eat in Rotorua aren't so expensive, and one is even known to be the best in the best in the country for fish and chips......

Extreme white water rafting in Rotorua, New Zealand: down a 7 meters waterfall!

One of the best activities to do when in New Zealand, is to go white water rafting... and in Rotorua, to ride a 7 meters high waterfall, the world's highest drop in a commercially rafted river!
One of the best activities to do when in New Zealand, is to go white water rafting... and in Rotorua, to ride a 7 meters high waterfall, the world's highest drop in a commercially rafted river!...

A visit of Wai-O-Tapu thermal wonderland and Lady Knox geyser

One of the nicest things to do in Rotorua is to visit the park of Wai-O-Tapu, also called a thermal wonderland, as it results directly from the exceptional geothermic and volcanic activity in the area, which is pretty unique in the world.
One of the nicest things to do in Rotorua is to visit the park of Wai-O-Tapu, also called a thermal wonderland, as it results directly from the exceptional geothermic and volcanic activity in the area, which is pretty unique in the world....

How to go with the Airtrain Brisbane from airport to city center?

Arriving in Brisbane for the 8th stop of my world tour, I found out that the easiest way to go from Brisbane airport to the city center for a reasonable price is to use the Brisbane Airport train for a reasonable price.
Arriving in Brisbane for the 8th stop of my world tour, I found out that the easiest way to go from Brisbane airport to the city center for a reasonable price is to use the Brisbane Airport train for a reasonable price....

Staying at one of the best hotels near central station Brisbane, the Novotel Brisbane

For my arrival in Brisbane, Australia, my 51st country every visited and the 8th stop of my world tour, I started by staying 2 nights at the Novotel Brisbane, which is a hotel near the central station Brisbane, directly accessible by train from Brisbane airport for a good price.
For my arrival in Brisbane, Australia, my 51st country every visited and the 8th stop of my world tour, I started by staying 2 nights at the Novotel Brisbane, which is a hotel near the central station Brisbane, directly accessible by train from Brisbane airport for a good price....

Nomads Brisbane hostel review - the best hostel in Brisbane

For the remaining 5 days I had in Brisbane, during the new football national championship that was being held in Brisbane for the first time, there wasn't much choice for a private room under 100$ in Brisbane.
For the remaining 5 days I had in Brisbane, during the new football national championship that was being held in Brisbane for the first time, there wasn't much choice for a private room under 100$ in Brisbane....