Miles off the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and 15 ft below the ocean’s surface I find myself eye-to-eye with a living dinosaur. Yet, in this life-changing moment, my thoughts are less on the historical significance of the animal swimming next to me, and more on its terrifying pop-culture portrayal.
Dreaming of palm trees, white sandy beaches and blue turquoise water? Hawaii is a destination known for all that and more. While each island is beautiful, there are important differences from one island to another. If you’re wondering “Which is the best island in Hawaii for me to visit” read on for a guide to choosing the best Hawaiian island for you. READ MORE
Although the term “lay-low” may not be the first verb that comes to mind when considering the confluence of chaos that is Waikiki, The Laylow
— Marriott’s new autograph collection hotel — beautifully complements the hustle and bustle of Honolulu by providing visitors a convenient refuge above the city’s perpetual ruckus. READ MORE
Every year, herds of vacationers flock to Hawaii’s islands, like moths to the flame of white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and nightly luau’s. Trading business suits for Tommy Bahama shirts, they view Hawaii as a resort destination. Somewhere to unwind by a man-made pool or beach, with a ridiculously expensive Mai Tai in-hand, feasting on pig and poke in its numerous forms. READ MORE
“Please take this sand and put it back somewhere on your island. I have had very bad luck since it came into my life and I’m very sorry I took it. Please forgive me and I pray that once I send it back to where it came from my bad luck will go away.” READ MORE
You can’t beat the pure bliss one experiences whilst sipping a rum cocktail amid ocean views. Fortunately, there are numerous bars and restaurants on Hawaii’s Big Island that serve up sunset views and umbrella-clad concoctions. From waterfront watering holes to laid-back lounges, these are the best bars in Kona, Hawaii. READ MORE
Where’s the best place to watch the sunset in Hawaii? While some may prefer a front-row seat to mother nature’s nightly production, I would argue that the best sunset viewing exists above sea level – 13,796 feet above to be exact.
Life offers few experiences in which your 50th time is equally as exhilarating as your first. While most captivating experiences tend to lose their allure after several successions, there are some beautiful things in life that, really, never get old. You know, those life events that never cease to amaze you, no matter how many times they occur (like getting married – I would assume, or taking that first bite of pizza). For me, swimming with wild dolphins is among the aforementioned elite group of memorable encounters. READ MORE