5 Great Tropical Wedding Destinations

If the frigid winter has you dreaming of a tropical wedding, Bora Bora is one of 5 top spots I listed for Observer—and paired with fantastic bridal gowns.

The sub-zero temperatures that roared across the country last week got a lot of just-engaged couples dreaming about weddings in places where the sand is talcum-soft, the water is as clear as acrylic, and tropical flowers perfume the trade winds. Exotic escapes like these aren’t a frugal wedding choice, but they do pack plenty of […] Read more »

The perfect welcome bag for an island wedding

woven palm welcome bag

On a recent visit to French Polynesia a group of American women at our hotel were showing off a bit of local accessorizing that seemed as if it ought to be part of any island wedding in the tropics. The hotel was the Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, on a coral atoll too remote even from […] Read more »

South Pacific wedding original: the Moorea Pearl Resort

  Many South Pacific hotels offer insanely romantic venues for destination weddings. But if you want to be married where the first overwater bungalows were invented, there is only one choice That’s on Tahiti’s sister island of Moorea. The exact spot is at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa, on the site of the old Hotel […] Read more »

Five romantic resorts for a wedding in French Polynesia

When the guest count, the complications, and the endless to-do lists start spinning out of control, it’s the rare couple that doesn’t fantasize about eloping—and the most romantic dreamers imagine eloping to a tiny island in the South Pacific. My latest story for CNTraveler.com delivers the deets on five Tahitian resorts where you can throw […] Read more »