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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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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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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: Emmetts Pizza

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

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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