The Dole Stroll is one my favorite activities on Lanai. It’s an ideal way to spend the day learning about the island’s history and culture, doing some shopping, and sampling nearly a dozen restaurants. And the best part? It’s all local. There are no chain stores or restaurants, nothing mass produced – except awesomeness – […]
There are few adventures better than traveling to Antarctica, one of my favorite places anywhere on the globe. Why? All of the amazing landscapes and opportunities to view wildlife…
There are three great hotels on Lanai, with a fourth in the works. Each of the three current properties have very different vibes, so it’s all a matter of preference when selecting the best choice. Here’s an overview… THE FOUR SEASONS RESORT LANAI, THE LODGE AT KOELE There’s a reasons the lodge was recently ranked […]
The insanely jeweled and ornate Hall of Mirrors in France’s Palace of Versailles.
Out of all of the things to see in Pittsburgh, the one I wanted to visit the most was Point State Park and Fort Pitt. After all, this is the one place that has the most history – something that gets me in full geek mode – in a town that I was surprised to […]
I stood outside Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., the place where President Abraham Lincoln was shot in April of 1865. I had been there before, as a child, but only had vague memories, a snippet really of standing in the box where the assassination occurred and a flash of a weapon used. My feet carried […]
I set off from Hulopo’e Beach Park as part of a group to spend the morning hiking Lanai’s Fisherman’s Trail. The hike was lead by Lanai’s park rangers and cultural experts as part of a training opportunity for new employees. I was able to join in as part of my Lanai Visitor Bureau trip, although […]
I was fooled into booking a standard tour of the U.S. Capitol. After calling my U.S. Representative’s office to arrange all of the details, I thought I was getting the best option. But I was wrong, and didn’t find out until I was already halfway through a tour of at least two dozen people. And […]