I fell in love with Hawaii when I was a kid growing up in small-town Ohio … thanks to my Dad. He loved all things Hawaiian, but his passion was the music. He would hum, sing, or whistle his way through all the popular Hawaiian songs of the day.
While gazing at the panorama of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, a strange coincidence occurred to me. I realized that the first and last stops on our RTW are both locations which have active volcanoes.
This story was too good to keep under my hat! We decided to stop in Hawaii on our way back to the US in April, and have been researching airfares from Sydney, Australia to Hawaii – then ultimately to San Diego, California. This search turned up a wonderful surprise. We will spend less – in …
INSPIRATION … Sometimes all you need is a little inspiration to fuel your dreams of travel – whether it’s just around the corner … or continents away. For the past 7 years we’ve been sharing ideas, tips, and information to spark your wanderlust. With over 70 countries under our belts … and many …
It seems the only way to fly (cheaply) from Sydney, Australia to Honolulu, Hawaii is to fly through the night. Sigh. And this grueling, multi-time zone flight guarantees two things: a wicked case of jet lag, and arriving at your hotel at the absolute worst time.
As part of our “Slice of Americana Series” every Saturday in July we’re sharing fascinating links to some great bloggers who write about their lives and adventures in the USA. This week we’re featuring The West.
In the USA, July is the apex of the frenzy that is summer. Vacations are in full swing, and life is good. The 4th of July (our Independence Day) kick-starts the month with parades, barbecues, picnics, family reunions, baseball games, and sunburns.
A warm, cozy studio apartment was home one year ago today. And on this day, Athens’ revelers slumbered in preparation for the parties and fireworks that ended 2011.
At the end of a hot, steamy, equatorial day, Terri and I sipped a cold Bintang beer on our hotel balcony. We listened to the enchanting notes of the Muezzin calling the Faithful to prayers,