Stay – Review of the Sheraton Maui

In this post, we share a review of our stay in a renovated deluxe ocean front king room and the resort itself. Property Overview: The Sheraton Maui is one of eight Marriott hotels located on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Currently, the Sheraton Maui is a category 7 hotel that requires 60,000 points perContinue reading “Stay – Review of the Sheraton Maui”

Planning a Hawaiian Vacation: Oahu vs Maui

Last updated: September 30, 2019 Hawaii is one of those destinations that tops the bucket list of many travelers and most first-time visitors end up going to Oahu or Maui. While you can’t really go wrong with either island, they each have pros and cons depending on your expectations. In this post, we will compareContinue reading “Planning a Hawaiian Vacation: Oahu vs Maui”

Poke in Hawaii: Options for Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the Big Island

Last updated: May 12, 2022 Poke (poh-kay) is one of our favorite things to eat and it’s especially good in Hawaii.  While it’s usually served as an appetizer, you can make it part of a meal with sides, such as rice and seaweed salad (poke bowl). If you’re not familiar with poke, it’s a typeContinue reading “Poke in Hawaii: Options for Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the Big Island”

Ideas for Unique Honeymoon Trips

We have had a few people reach out and ask us about good honeymoon destinations! Here are some suggestions based on places we’ve stayed at!

Tips for Canadians who want to Visit Hawaii

Last Updated on November 3, 2021. On October 15, 2020 the Hawaiian Islands began allowing out of state travelers without a 14 day quarantine with the launch of the Safe Travels Multi-Tier Program. Since then, thousands of people have been returning to Hawaii for a number of reason, including tourism. On Tuesday, November 2, GovernorContinue reading “Tips for Canadians who want to Visit Hawaii”

Destination Guide: Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley in British Columbia

In this post, we will tell you more about the Okanagan Valley and surrounding areas, including the Similkameen Valley to help you plan your visit.

Plan: 3 Days in Porto Portugal

Last Updated: June 3, 2020 COVID-19 Update: Portugal has re-opened to tourists from certain countries as of June 1st. TAP Air Portugal is scheduled to resume flights to North America on June 4, 2020. Overview: The last stop on our recent around the world trip this past November was Porto, Portugal! Having really enjoyed visiting LisbonContinue reading “Plan: 3 Days in Porto Portugal”

The 7 Things We Love About Chicago Illinois

We have fond memories of visiting Chicago from back when we lived in Southern Ontario and always love to visit the windy city! Thankfully, you can fly to ORD – Chicago O’Hare on Alaska Airlines from YVR – Vancouver through SEA –Seattle-Tacoma airport which makes it a nice and easy place for a weekend getawayContinue reading “The 7 Things We Love About Chicago Illinois”

Stay – A Review of the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort

Overview: The Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach is a Marriott Bonvoy Category 5 hotel located about a 15 minute drive the LIH – Lihue Airport and a 5 minute drive (depending on traffic) from the town of Kapaa. With 310 rooms and approximately 65% of them offering ocean views, it’s the 2nd Sheraton property on theContinue reading “Stay – A Review of the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort”

Kauai Island in Hawaii – Where to Eat and Drink

Last updated: February 6, 2020 As we keep visiting Kauai, we will keep updating this list with a focus on small, local and unique businesses. When there is only one location of the place mentioned, if you click on its name, you will be taken to a Google Map where you can pin the locationContinue reading “Kauai Island in Hawaii – Where to Eat and Drink”