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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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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: 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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Taking the Staten Island Ferry

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

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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