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Things to Do in Moorea: Jeep Safari Adventure

Sandwiched between my three days in Tahiti and three days in Bora Bora, I had just one day to explore this less popular but no less beautiful heart-shaped island of Mo’orea. Finding local Patrick at Albert Transport for a tour of the island had been a good choice. A jeep safari adventure is one of the […]

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homegrown lipstick fruit

Homegrown Lipstick Fruit – Organic Cosmetics in Moorea

While visiting the French Polynesian island of Mo’orea recently, I was introduced to the “homegrown lipstick fruit” that grows on the island.  This spiny red fruit has hard red seeds that are can be used as a spice as well as in industrial dyes.  It has also been known to be used for indigenous body […]

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