After a long 30 month hiatus, we had the chance to visit Oahu again and spend time in Waikiki, one of the places we’ve visited the most often during our travels. It was a quick trip but much longer than some of our previous visits too. In this post we share tips and information to plan your visit to Waikiki/Honolulu based on our recent trip.
We stayed at the Halepuna Waikiki for 3 nights in a deluxe ocean-view king room and share details about our stay in this post to help you decide if you want to stay here.
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!
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”
Recently there have been many news reports about countries that are planning to re-open to tourists, and the measures they plan to take in order to ensure the safety of both citizens and visitors. It’s been really interesting to see the variance in protocols being implemented – in some cases, the requirements have been veryContinue reading “COVID-19 Protocols for Tourists: 3 Extreme Examples”
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”
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”
It’s been another busy year for us; working full-time while maximizing all the travel opportunities that present themselves and also seeking them out. It is always a challenge for us to balance visiting all the places we are interested in but also to visit the places where the return on investment for miles and pointsContinue reading “We Leave Today: The 2019 Recap”
Last Updated: November 2022 The Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is a massive 1,310 room property just across the street from Waikiki/Kuhio Beach. It is 1 of the 11 Bonvoy properties on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu and 1 of 8 properties in the Waikiki area. In this post, we share a detailed reviewContinue reading “Stay: A Review of the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa”
We often get asked “What’s your favorite place out of everywhere you’ve traveled?” and it is such a difficult question to answer because we tend to find things we enjoy in all of the places we visit! That being said, after 15 years of travelling together, there are definitely places that we remember more fondlyContinue reading “Top 15 Destinations in 15 Years: Our List”