Category Archives: Tours

Should You Pay for a Guided Hawaiian Tour?

Should You Pay for a Guided Hawaiian Tour?

So, you’ve decided which of the Hawaiian Islands you want to visit; now it’s time to consider how you’ll be getting around and seeing the sights on your island of choice. It really doesn’t matter which island you choose to travel to, you’re sure to have many wonderful things to do and see. The question […]

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Confessions of a Hawaii Travel Veteran

Confessions of a Hawaii Travel Veteran

What do you want out of your Hawaiian holiday? Will you be satisfied with the standard tourist experience—staying at the high-rise hotels, soaking in the sun and sand at Waikiki Beach—or does your soul crave something a little more unique? Having experienced a wide variety of vacations in the Hawaiian Islands, from staying in the […]

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Exploring the Nightlife in Hawaii

Exploring the Nightlife in Hawaii

Are you hoping to spend some time enjoying a little exciting nightlife on your Hawaiian getaway? The islands not only offer spectacular scenery and nearly endless opportunities for recreational activities and attractions, but you can also find some outstanding nightlife on Oahu and Maui and a few hotspots on the Big Island. Kauai is known […]

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Master Basic Hawaiian Greetings Today

Master Basic Hawaiian Greetings Today

Most travelers realize the importance of being polite when visiting a new destination—it will not only make your time there more pleasant, but you’ll be more likely to get to know the locals and truly experience the culture through their eyes. Mastering basic Hawaiian greetings, learning common terms and becoming familiar with some of the […]

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Top 10 Clothing Essentials for Hawaii

Top 10 Clothing Essentials for Hawaii

Packing right for any trip can be challenging. If you’re heading to Hawaii soon, you’re probably wondering what to bring and what to leave home. There are two problems you have to deal with: Jam too much into your suitcase and you’ll be burdened with heavy luggage that will have to be hauled through the airports […]

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RV Travel: Would It Suit Your Family?

RV Travel: Would It Suit Your Family?

Are you considering purchasing an RV so that you and your family can travel together? While it’s a great idea for some, it may not be enjoyable for others. Consider these advantages and disadvantages to help make the best decision for you and yours. Advantage: Basic Economics There are many reasons families choose RV travel, […]

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USA By Rail: An Amazing Scenic Adventure

USA By Rail: An Amazing Scenic Adventure

Traveling the United States by rail is the ultimate scenic adventure. With such a diverse landscape filled with a wide variety of spectacular scenery, how do you choose which trip to take? Here is a look at some of the most amazing rail journeys in the U.S.A.: The Best of the West Amtrak offers this […]

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Travel Safety Tips for Women

Travel Safety Tips for Women

Traveling on your own can be an especially liberating and eye-opening experience. You can go wherever you’d like on your own timetable. Unfortunately, especially for women, there can be a downside: the reality that the world is not always safe. Don’t nix your travel plans. Instead, follow these tips for staying safe while you’re abroad […]

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Do You Need an Aloha Shirt in Hawaii?

Do You Need an Aloha Shirt in Hawaii?

One of the questions most frequently asked by first-time travelers to Hawaii is “Do I really need an Aloha shirt?” While many teens and young people are more likely to wear the same trendy yet lightweight clothing found on the mainland, older generations will know the Aloha shirt has been the unofficial ambassador of Hawaii […]

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The Best Family Road Trips in America

The Best Family Road Trips in America

We’ve talked a lot about getting away on a Hawaiian vacation, but that’s not to say the continental U.S. can’t be just as exciting. In fact, I think everyone should experience the classic American road trip at least once. If you live near a road and own a car (chances are good that you do), it’s all […]

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