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Joan Larsen’s Travel: Here Comes the Sun… Living a Charmed Life on Marlon Brando’s Private Island

March 29, 2017


By Joan Larsen A lifetime ago . . . or so it seems . . . romance was said to begin and end in the paradise of French Polynesia.  And so, with the help and encouragement of then famed author James Michener – a friend who made us believers, my love and I found ourselves […]

Joan Larsen Encore: Bora Bora – A Glimpse of Paradise

August 12, 2015


By Joan Larsen By now, the world has heard the news of Jennifer Aniston’s and Justin Theroux’s posh wedding at their Bel Air, California mansion. But it was the lesser print that caught my eye: Jennifer and Justin, along with the largest wedding entourage I have seen, were spirited off to one of the most […]

Joan Larsen Encore: Bora Bora – A Glimpse of Paradise

January 8, 2014


By Joan Larsen TRAVEL…  just saying the word is a way of dreaming, looking forward to those times of “getting away” from our everyday world.  We become tantalized by the beauty of the advertising world of today — the unbelievable photos, their ability to make us want to pack our bags immediately with words like “unforgettable”, […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel Stories: A Glimpse of Paradise

October 17, 2012


By Joan Larsen It was a personal letter from the long-ago best-selling author James Michener – a letter I still hold dear – that said I must go to Bora Bora.  “The most beautiful island in the world”, he wrote, “and one that he wished he could go along to see once again”.  When I […]