If you visit Hawaii, Oahu is your first port of call. Most people spend at least one night on this island before moving onto Maui or wherever else they're heading and they most probably head straight to the tourist hot spot of Waikiki. But Oahu has so much more than the lovely beaches of Waikiki!… Continue reading 5 Minute Review: Aloha Circle Island Tour of Oahu
Our stay in Waikiki was not short but I could definitely have stayed there for longer. A lot of people tend to visit for just a couple of days before moving on to another island but I loved this area as a perfect cross between beachy chill and city vibes. Even though I spent a… Continue reading 10 tips from 10 days in Waikiki
When you hear 'Waikiki Beach', you would be forgiven for thinking that it is just one long stretch of coastline with the same sand and water conditions in all areas. But you would be wrong! Waikiki beach is around 2 miles long and your experience changes depending at which spot you're at. We actually found… Continue reading Beaches of Waikiki
I've clearly been relaxing in Hawaii too much to have remembered to write! Well...actually we spent our first week here recovering from colds and so maybe I can be forgiven slightly. So here's my round up of Honeymoon Part 2: Episode 1: Waikiki! Landing at Honolulu airport in the middle of the afternoon gave us… Continue reading Honeymoon Part 2: Waikiki!
I recently read this Buzzfeed article that talked about Riddle Oil and I instantly looked up the website to order some for myself! Isn't it weird how you 'um' and 'ah' over some purchases for ages but others you need to have as soon as you hear about it!? Well this article did a… Continue reading Riddle Oil Sample Pack: My First Impressions
OMG I am dying from mosquito bites! Who knew there were so many mosquitos in NYC 'cos they sure as hell didn't warn me! I think I have about 8 fresh ones on me right now and they sting like crazy! I must have a worse reaction to most because Mr H just feels the little bite… Continue reading Mosquito Bites In New York!
I grew up in the 'almost-city' of Milton Keynes, just north of London in the UK. Even though it's grid system and boulevards were based on the layouts of American cities, it never really appealed to me as much as the other 'real' cities I visited in the USA. After moving to Central London for university… Continue reading Bright Lights, Big City! – 11 tips on how to visit New York on a budget
You would think that, having been here for almost two weeks now, I've probably been out, exploring and 'touristing' all day every day, but actually, I don't know where the time has gone! As much as I had planned for long day trips and tourist-trap outings, our first week or so in the big apple… Continue reading Organic Life in Chinatown NYC
Ok, so this isn't exactly my first impression of the USA, but it's the first time I've had to look at New York as a home and it's also Mr H's first time spending so long in the country! I know this post is long overdue but...I've been busy settling into life in New York, ok!? The… Continue reading First Impressions of New York
I’ve been lucky enough to travel a considerable amount over the last 10 years or so. My time abroad has been spread out across a combination of relaxing ‘holiday’ holidays, ‘backpacking’ holidays and ‘visiting family abroad’ holidays (which only half count :P). America is normally one of these family holidays for me, so I’m used to […]