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5 Minute Review: Aloha Circle Island Tour of Oahu

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

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10 tips from 10 days in Waikiki

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

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Beaches of 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

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Honeymoon Part 2: 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!

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5 Minute Review: Forlini’s Italian

Forlini's is the name that comes up all over the internet when searching for the 'best Italian restaurant in Little Italy'! It's supposed to be one of the oldest and most authentic but who can really say? As it consistently comes up at the top of the review boards, we decided to check it out. Unlike… Continue reading 5 Minute Review: Forlini’s Italian

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5-minute Review: Ten Ren’s Tea Time

There are almost as many bubble tea shops in Chinatown as there are pizza places in Little Italy! Most of the shops use a powder blend for their drinks, making for a slightly thicker but more artificial tasting tea. During one of my New York research sessions, I came across a loose-leaf tea shop called Ten… Continue reading 5-minute Review: Ten Ren’s Tea Time

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5-minute Review: Paesano’s of Mulberry Street

Mulberry Street in Little Italy is lined with Italian restaurants and, with the menu's being pretty much identical, it's difficult to decide where to eat. I can't say I've eaten at them all, but I can give you my review of our experience at Paesano's and hope it helps in some way. This was our… Continue reading 5-minute Review: Paesano’s of Mulberry Street

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5-minute Reviews

New York has so many eating establishments that I go crazy from all the choice and end up too scared to make a decision #fomo! To help me hopefully pick the right places, I've been reading a shit ton of reviews - sometimes literally up until the moment I get to a cash register to… Continue reading 5-minute Reviews

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Bright Lights, Big City! – 11 tips on how to visit New York on a budget

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

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Organic Life in Chinatown NYC

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