I never expected to find out that Tarzan came from Turkey!
James Michener’s Hawaii (Movie starring Julie Andrews) Reviewed by a 9-year-old
I thought it would be a good idea to have my 9-year-old watch Hawaii (the movie based on Michener’s novel Hawaii) since we live here. I’d never seen the movie but read the book some years ago. While I admit that the movie wasn’t anywhere close to as good as the book – my daughter’s…
The Kamuela Inn in Waimea on the Big Island of Hawaii
There’s really no place like Kamuela and Waimea on the Big Island of Hawaii. Once home to the largest cattle ranch in the USA and still the fifth largest – this town is famous for rodeos, tropical fruit, and horseback riding. Sadly, because we were traveling in a time of travel lockdown amidst the Covid-19…
Big Island of Hawaii During a Pandemic and Hurricane Douglas with an Earthquake
Let me start out by saying that these are not my ideal conditions for travel, but that being said – it’s sort of nice to be able to wander around the Big Island without the crowds so we came back for a second trip before tourism is scheduled to re-open. We spent an afternoon at…
Big Island of Hawaii Travel During COVID-19
As 2019 drew to a close, I told myself that 2020 would be the year that I started doing serious travel again. I booked a trip to Australia and Tasmania for February and March and was actively looking for other island destinations to visit over the course of the year. Some ideas were Cuba, Iceland,…
Vagobond Travel Museum – Hiking Videos on Oahu, Hawaii
Videos of hiking in Hawaii with a man of many facial hair styles.
How Not To Enjoy World Travel – Part 2
Don’t read anything about the country of place you are going to. That way you won’t understand the culture, the traditions, the history, the climate, or anything else. You will be able to have a completely one dimensional experience.
5 Rainforest Hikes Near Honolulu, Hawaii on Oahu
Most people travel to Hawaii for the beaches but there is plenty to see when you head into the rain forests and mountains of Hawaii too. If you want to sample wild tropical fruit, explore the rain forest, swim in beautiful falls, and see indigenous Hawaiian birds – here are five hikes on Oahu you…
5 Free Things to do in Hawaii that Should Cost a Fortune
5 Free Things to do in Hawaii that Should Cost a Fortune They say that in life the best things are free, but we all know that usually is a crock of malarky. Food, housing, travel, clothing, family, medicine, eductaion – all of these things cost money. The thing is, though, sometimes you find that…
World Travel for Almost Nothing #2
All you need is the desire to move to the next second in this life and you already have it or else you’d already be dead.