Hawaii remains one of the most popular holiday destination for many people around the world – people aspire to visit the islands at some point in their lives, and many make a habit of going on a regular basis. Hawaii is, however, notoriously expensive. So how can you find deals […]

Saving Money on a Hawaii Trip

At this time of year, when you’re craving a getaway, it’s probably a warm destination that you’ve got in mind. Sure, there are cheap tickets to Chicago available right about now, but there’s a reason those flights are on sale in the middle of February. International airfare can also be […]

Hawaii on a Budget

After having visited New Zealand at the height of summer in the middle of January, it’s hard to imagine a more idyllic place. So much green, so much beauty… But then there’s winter. What’s a sun-loving New Zealander to do once winter strikes? That’s easy – it’s time to plan […]

Escape New Zealand’s Winter in Hawaii

This is native Hawaiian guide Warren Costa showing my son how to peel and eat an Asian longan fruit, also called dragon eyes, after a hike around part of the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the spectacular Big Island. There’s a soft husk that you split and peel off before […]

Photo of the Week: Snacks on Hawaii’s Big Island