There are a lot of tours for whale watching in Hawaii, at least in the colder winter months when the whales are in season – December to April. And I’m sure a lot of them offer wonderful experiences, like the one I enjoyed on Molokai. But by taking the ferry to Lanai from Lahaina, Maui, […]
‘Twas the night before Christmas and not a creature was stirring, not one except a big ol’ blogger looking back on his year of travel. I feel blessed after such a wonderful year. From a road trip to Arizona, my first adventure of the year, to trips back home to the Midwest, and many points […]
I was told going to the summit in Haleakala National Park was one of the best things to do on Maui. I didn’t necessarily believe it, though, since I wasn’t going on a Haleakala sunrise tour. That, I had read, was one of the best activities on all of the Hawaiian Islands. No, I balked […]
Above the white, puffy clouds on the volcano crater’s rim in Haleakala National Park on Maui.
Driving the Road to Hana is easy. It’s the road after Hana, the Piilani Highway, that you need to be warned about. And apparently most GPS devices do just that, telling you to turn around before you violate your contract with the rental company. That is precisely why I refused the stupid little device when […]
Throw net fishing seemed easy enough. You just take a big net with weights on the bottom, toss it out into the water, and walk away with dinner, right? Not so much. And it was a hard and messy lesson to learn in Maui’s Hana Bay during my stay at Travaasa Hana, but the one […]
Maui hotels and resorts are plentiful, but few anywhere on the Hawaiian Islands can stand up to what Travaasa Hana has to offer. I learned that fact when I enjoyed their hospitality on my recent visit to the island. My stay at Travaasa Hana was one of the best – if not the best – […]