Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt6

Continued from here. Hilo immediately struck me as a nice place to be. Open and spacious, developed and interesting, with a nice combination of culture and commercialism. It’s not popular as a tourist destination, so it’s a haven for locals, and it shines because of that. There’s no $150 luau on the beach, instead there.s […]

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Maui, Hawaii, USA – Pt3

Continued from here So where next? Well I love to climb volcanoes, so I went up the volcano. As much as driving really is cheating, it was still a cool drive, and that hike would’ve taken an awful long time to walk. It definitely the most commercial volcano I’ve been on, with a little gift […]

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Maui, Hawaii, USA – Pt2

Continued from here As we approached Hana there’s a little bundle of things to see. The village itself is cute, but not too exciting, so we grabbed some food at the street food stop just on the road back out of town. The food trucks here are a really good way to eat on a […]

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Chicago, the Windy City Pt.1

So, like the cost cutting, penny pinching Brit that I am, I can’t fly through a city without hopping out and having a look while I’m there, ticking it off my list so I don’t need to fly back again. More destinations for that flight price makes sense to me. And so, I found myself […]

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To Banff and Back Pt.1

So, a trip the really didn’t go according to plan. A trip that took me into the US and (thankfully) back out again. A trip that decided my next home. A friend of mine was due to fly into Vancouver, and make her way over to Sun Peaks, but due to Visa issues, she got […]

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