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
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
Everyone comes to New York wanting to eat floppy New York Style Pizza, and yeh - if you find a good slice, it's good! But we've had our fair share of disappointing pizza already and Mr H wanted a bit of a change. So, we decided to check out Emmetts, a tiny pub in Greenwich Village serving… Continue reading 5-Minute Review: Emmetts Pizza
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!
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
Ever since we got here, the only tourist attraction that has been of any interest to Mr H is the Statue of Liberty. Growing up, it was that one landmark that he associated with the USA and so he needed to tick it off his bucket list. There are plenty of boat tours that will take you… Continue reading Taking the Staten Island Ferry