French Polynesia

French Polynesia Travel Guide

Book a snorkeling swim with female humpback whales in peak season (July–October). The docile creatures nurture their young in the warm waters off the island.

Insider clout: For a couple with a layover in California, Johnson arranged a last-minute dinner at French Laundry, in Yountville. Years as agent: 6. Specialities: Italy, Tahiti, New Zealand, Honeymoons. Consulting fee: $250.

Nyco's specializes in black and naturally colored pearls - champagne, gold, pink, turquoise - that are set in beautiful pieces like the everest collier, with 227 black pearls.

The center showcases 92 reproductions of the artist's works.