Aug 24, 2007 / 10:43am / in Culture, General, Hawaii, Travel Tips, International Travel
When most people think of Hawaii, they probably think of surfing, and justifiably so. The state is arguably home to the best surfing on the planet, and when the pounding surf is paired with beautiful white-sand beaches and a lush, green landscape, it is almost impossible to resist. Of all the islands, Oahu, Maui and Kauai offer the best surfing conditions, and inter-island travel gets easier all the time.
Jul 24, 2007 / 11:37am / in Hawaii, Travel Tips, International Travel
Visit Hawaii between August 24 and October 31! With the Hawaii Summer Special deal from Vacations For Less, you can get great rates for a number of Hawaiian destinations beginning at $565 for six nights per person. Ohana Maile Sky Court ($565/6 days), Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber ($699/6 days), and Waikiki Beach Marriot ($825/6 days) all offer special rates as a part of this deal.
Jul 16, 2007 / 4:06am / in Hawaii, International Travel
Legend has it that when the English missionaries first got to Hawaii, they discouraged the Polynesians from surfing because they felt it was a waste of time. So it’s a little ironic now that the some of the best surfing schools in Hawaii are run by the successors of those very same missionaries. And those schools get to churn out students that get to test their skills at one of the best surf destinations on the planet: the North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
Jun 28, 2007 / 11:29am / in Accomodation, General, Hawaii, Travel Tips, International Travel
Seeking a destination to celebrate an anniversary, a honeymoon or even just a relaxing vacation? Finding an inexpensive destination without making any sacrifices can be difficult. Hawaii is among the more popular choices because of its beautiful beaches, tropical jungles and luxuries hotels. However there is another side of Hawaii that is not as popular but worth seeing. The Haleakala Trail on the island of Maui runs through a large crater with active volcanoes, although the last was in 1790.
Nov 19, 2006 / 4:50pm / in Canada, Hawaii, Winter Travel, International Travel
Travel and Leisure magazine's Senior Editor, Heidi Sherman Mitchell recently suggested 5 inexpensive winter destinations for those looking to take a vacation after the hectic holiday season. The first thing you want to do is decide whether you want to go to a warm or cold spot. Then browse the internet for special deals on vacation packages. It's peak season for areas with beaches or snow so plan your vacation early.
Mitchell's top 5 winter destinations are:
Nov 8, 2006 / 12:16pm / in Culture, General, Hawaii, International Travel
December is approaching and as most people are starting to unravel their winter coats from of the depths of their closets, others are choosing to escape the frigid weather and head to a more tropical environment.