There may be no more beautiful approach on a destination than the flight to the near-atoll of Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. If you are flying in from Rarotonga (the most common option for foreigners), you will be delighted with views of the entire lagoon before landing. Make sure you pick a window seat for this one. Flying over Aitutaki provides views normally reserved for … [Read more...] about Flying Over Aitutaki in the Cook Islands
Gary posted a video yesterday featuring two of my favorite things: the Cook Islands and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models. While most casual viewers will have noticed little more than the beautiful models featured throughout, I couldn’t help but think about how familiar the location of their photo shoot looked. There was a very distinct “I’ve been there!” feeling throughout … [Read more...] about Swimsuit Models vs. Jeffsetter: Who did the Cook Islands Better?
As many of you know, I started experimenting with shooting videos during my trip to the Cook Islands and Tahiti. In order to figure out what will work best in the long run, I experimented with several formats for video topics. In this video I am on camera a lot less than in others, and instead I simply show all of the beautiful video I took of sunsets over Aitutaki. I like how … [Read more...] about [Video] Sunsets over Aitutaki in the Cook Islands
On a rainy day in Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, I found myself with nothing to do but try to make a video for the website. The result? A semi-professional looking video blog post that I'm hoping you enjoy! While I hope the video looks like it was easy to make, it actually did take some time and effort to get it done, especially with a slow Internet connection on an … [Read more...] about Kia Orana from Aitutaki in the Cook Islands – Jeffsetter’s First Video Blog Post!
I just booked a flight that has my stomach in knots for many reasons. It's equally exhilarating, unknown, scary and awesome. First, some background. While I'm still slowly posting about my honeymoon trip from September/October of this year, I have actually been planning our first anniversary trip to French Polynesia for June of 2013 for quite some time. In fact, I booked … [Read more...] about Booking on Air Tahiti From Papeete to the Cook Islands is Scary