Barack Obama Snaps Yacht Photos of Michelle on Tropical Vacation

Since leaving the White House in January, Barack and Michelle Obama have truly been living their best life. In the past few months the pair have traveled to Palm Springs, California, signed massive book deals, brunched with Bono in New York City, and even went kitesurfing with Richard Branson off his private island. But it’s the duo’s latest adventure that has social media in a frenzy.

As Travel+Leisure shared on Thursday, the Obamas recently boarded David Geffin’s 138-meter luxury yacht called the Rising Sun for an island-hopping adventure around French Polynesia. Other passengers onboard included Oprah, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Tom Hanks, and Rita Wilson.

The group has already gone for lunch on Vanilla Island, stopped at Le Taha’a Island, and will likely continue on to Bora Bora. The trip will end at The Brando, a luxury resort where the Obamas have been staying for the past three weeks while working on their respective memoirs.


While the trip alone would be cool enough, it’s what Michelle and Barack were caught doing on the boat that has everyone talking.

In a new photo, if you look closely, you can see that after being president of the United States for eight years, Barack has graduated to being the ultimate Instagram husband.

Onboard the ship, Barack, like any good husband and dad, used what looks to be his iPad to snap a few glamor shots of his stunning wife — and people simply cannot get enough. Check out a few of the best social media reactions below.



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