Krazy about Kauai

  This summer (or fall), discover the captivating Hawaiian island of Kaua’i.  This is a great destination to explore nature’s wonders:  hike a waterfall, kayak along the Napali coast, take in the majesty of the soaring cliffs and valleys accessible only by helicopter tour.  Nature here is truly a departure from your “Every Day”! If you are not quite the[…]

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If scuba is on your bucket list

Whether you are a seasoned, advanced scuba diver or a newbie looking to try it out for the first time, a dive vacation can be a great option for your next getaway. Cozumel – located just off Mexico’s Yucatan coast, the island of Cozumel lets you experience world famous Palancar Reef with drift dives of all experience levels.  Great snorkeling opportunities[…]

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Spotlight on Hawaii’s Big Island

One of the six major islands in the chain, the island of Hawaii is nicknamed “Big Island” for good reason.  It is formed from five separate shield volcanoes, three of which are still active.   And at twice the size of all other Hawaiian islands combined, there’s no shortage of things to do.  It is here that you’ll find rainforest,[…]

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The basics on Hawaii

If you are thinking of a beachy destination that’s perfect year-round complete with swaying palm trees, friendly locals, and the scent of plumeria in the air, let me suggest one of the islands of Hawaii. The hard part, of course, is deciding which island to visit. Oahu is the island where you’ll find the majority of Hawaii’s population (in Honolulu), world[…]

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Where to go next!

This month I thought I’d give you a nice, glossy overview of my top vacation destinations.   Dive Fiji for your next vacation Mexico For the best bang for the buck, Mexico reigns supreme.  You can opt for an all-inclusive resort, with your meals and drinks included.  Great pools, beach, and onsite activities to keep you well entertained, along with[…]

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Whale watching in Maui

As they do every year, the humpbacks are back in Maui.  These beautiful creatures make their way to the warm waters of Maui from mid October through the end of May for their mating and calving season. Maui is a great place for you to enjoy a week or so over the winter months.  Add a whale watching day excursion[…]

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Scuba bucket list for the “Easy Does It” diver

Okay, some of us enjoy scuba diving, but so long as it isn’t overly physically challenging or dangerous.  Here’s a great list of dive spots that will give you the thrill without the chill 🙂 Cozumel Mexico (recommended resort:  Iberostar Cozumel) Moorea Tahiti (recommended resort:  Hilton Moorea Resort) Turks and Caicos Caribbean (recommended resort:  Beaches Turks & Caicos) Nassau Bahamas[…]

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Top Five Resorts in Maui (Hawaii)

Swaying palm trees, glorious beaches, Polynesian ambiance:  this is Maui the “Magic Isle.”  You will quickly fall in love with this tropical island for its natural beauty and charm. Watch humpback whales in the winter.  Snorkel molokini year-round.  Enjoy the sunrise atop the Haleakala Crater.  And in the evening partake in a luau.  Maui is excellent for families as well as couples. Here[…]

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