Category Archives for "Pacific Islands"

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How to Walk to Diamond Head From Waikiki- All You Need to Know

Diamond head is probably the most popular landmark in Hawaii and perhaps just as famous as Pearl Harbor, if not more. This extinct seaside volcano is easily seen from Waikiki beach, the most popular in the island, and has always appeared in all the beach’s postcards and pictures. Known in Polynesian as Le’ahi, Diamond Head last erupted […]

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7 7 Things to See and Do in Kauai (Hawaii)

Known as the Garden Island Kauai is the second most popular Hawaiian island, and it offers a little something for everyone. If you’re planning on taking a trip to this Hawaiian Island, here are some of the top attractions that you might want to check out. 1. Waimea Canyon Known as the “Grand Canyon of […]

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Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu

Any traveler visiting Hawaii has a list of things to do in the most isolated archipelago in the world; from surfing to volcano trekking there is something for every outdoor sports aficionado, including snorkeling, and if based in Oahu there is no better place to give it a try than Hanauma Bay. The 20 minute […]

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How to Visit Hawaii on a Budget

It’s the stuff of wistful daydreams, the kind of paradise that’s inspired generations of artists and musicians, not to mention countless rom-coms. Everyone has dreamed of escaping to Hawaii on a budget, but it’s one of those destinations that always seems just out of reach. The sun bakes down, heat reflecting off the white sand. In […]

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3 Days in Oahu Itinerary (or More)

Despite being the most isolated islands in the world I recently discovered that the Hawaiian archipelago has an overwhelming amount of places and outdoor activities to enjoy, keeping you busy for days on end.  Even Oahu, which is the most urbanized of them all (which is still not much) is full of opportunities that allow interaction […]

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8 On Location in Kauai, Hawaii

Q. What do the films ‘Raider’s of the Lost Ark’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Avatar’ have in common? A. Aside from having highly whistle-able theme tunes (well, maybe not Avatar…), they were all filmed in part on the island of Kauai – the ‘Garden Island’ of Hawaii.   Having finally managed to prize myself away from […]

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