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Touring the Mighty Mo With Silversea Cruises

April 3, 2015
USS Missouri cruise excursion

When the Silversea cruise ship, Silver Spirit, called on Honolulu, Hawaii, during our Grand Pacific Voyage, Alan joined the Silver Shore Collection excursion, Heart of the Missouri. Along with 9 fellow cruise guests, he toured the Mighty Mo for a fascinating 90-minute exploration of the massive battleship. Today, he shares his story with us. I’m standing […]

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Exploring Byodo-in Temple on Oahu Island

February 17, 2015
byodo in temple

As much as we love Hawaii’s beautiful beaches and luxury lodgings, some of our best memories have included exploring the many off-the-beaten path locations around the islands. Today’s guest author and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, takes us to one of Oahu’s most spectacular sites, the Byodo-In Temple. One of the most […]

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Visit Nu’uanu Pali on Oahu Island

February 3, 2015
Nu’uanu Pali on Oahu Island

As one of our favorite destinations in the USA, Hawaii has always held a special place in our heart. Luckily, we’ve been able to explore much of the Big Island as well as many of the other surrounding islands. However, today’s guest writer and photographer behind Travel Photo Discovery, Noel Morata is going to take […]

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Cruising the South Pacific again…and again…and agan

January 21, 2015
silver-spirit-cartagena

What is it about the South Pacific that calls our name? Could it be the warm, tropical waters and relaxing sea days? Or could it be the fun we have on favorite South Pacific cruise excursions like swimming with stingrays in French Polynesia? Whatever it is, Alan and I are answering the call — again. This […]

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Top Apps for Hawaiian Travel

January 8, 2015
Old Lahaina Luau sunset

What can be said about Hawaii travel that hasn’t been said before? As one of the most treasured natural resources found in the US, this beautiful cluster of volcanic islands truly offers the utmost in travel utopia. Exotic landscape and expansive beaches are only rivalled by the deep history and rich culture of the islands. […]

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Relax in Luxury at Wailea Beach Villas

November 15, 2014
Wailea Beach Villas adult pool comes with a Maui view.

You’ve just stepped off the plane at Kahului Airport on Maui. You sign for the rental car and head for the villa rental in Wailea. On the way, you’ll need to stop at the grocery store to stock up. But you’re oh-so-tired from the flight. If you reserve a villa at Wailea Beach Villas through Destination Resorts Hawaii, a concierge has already […]

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Helicopter Adventure Over West Maui and Molokai

October 24, 2014
Air Maui helicopter tour

Although Alan and I are big advocates of boots on the ground adventures to truly know a destination, there is also something special about seeing it from a seat in a small aircraft or helicopter. Take the Hawaiian Islands, for instance. Steep sea cliffs with thundering waterfalls are no match for our boomer hiking skills. That’s why, when […]

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Paragliding Over Maui

October 15, 2014
Paragliding over Maui

I’m paragliding over Maui. Let me write that again. I’M PARAGLIDING OVER MAUI. The wind whips through the wing (you might think of it as a parachute) as Dexter Binder, certified instructor at Proflyght Paragliding, offers calm instructions. On a tandem ride, we swoop left and right across the Maui hillside. Paragliding is the most quiet, peaceful experience […]

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Luxury in Maui at Montage Kapalua Bay

October 1, 2014
Montage Kapalua Bay pool on Maui

Romantic accommodations in a quiet, scenic setting with unassuming personal service is my kind of luxury travel experience. And that’s exactly what I found when the Maui Visitor’s Bureau invited me to stay at Montage Kapalua Bay. Although I’ve traveled to Maui twice before, this was my first time venturing to the Kapalua area. What I discovered was a corner of […]

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Saturday’s scene: At the Luau

September 13, 2014
Old Lahaina Luau sunset

As the sun dips into the Pacific, dancers at Old Lahaina Luau begin to perform the history of the Hawaiian Islands through hula. A guest of the Maui Visitor’s Bureau, I have a ringside seat and the perfect vantage point to take photos. But this is just the beginning of an entertaining evening in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. […]

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