03.12.2017 Today's plans were extremely high up on the list of things that I was looking forward to in Hawaii. This would be the day that we went snorkelling (and spotting for turtles!) We awoke bright and early for a drive to Hanauma Bay where we were greeted by blue skies, beautiful sun and the … Continue reading Hawaii Day 6: Turtles, Cheesecake and a birthday celebration!
02.12.2017 To be completely honest, there isn't much to share about Day 5 in Hawaii. With most of our "touristy" plans booked in for other days (or already completed), Day 5 was left aside to be our designated shopping day - as if we hadn't already made a dent in our holiday budget. Either way, … Continue reading Hawaii Day 5: Shopping Take 3 (?)
01.12.2017 Diamond Head was another attraction that was high on our list of things to do/see while in Hawaii. It was a perfect second hike because, despite all of our walking, I was really starting to miss the gym. Also, after conquering Koko Head, I felt ready for anything. Since we were staying in Waikiki, … Continue reading Hawaii Day 4: Diamond Head
30.11.2017 Prior to leaving for Hawaii, we saw that the weather was forcasted to be slightly less sunny than we would've liked. In spite of this, our family still had plenty of ideas regarding where to take us. We started our slightly chilly morning at Nu'uanu Pali Lookout. The first thing I noticed was that … Continue reading Hawaii Day 3: Road Trips, Turtles & Food Trucks
29.11.2017 It wasn't a coincidence that this would be the second anniversary that Glenn and I would spend overseas. We are so blessed that our anniversary date falls within the sweet spot of the year where we are both on semester break, travel is (relatively) affordable, and kids in primary and high school are still … Continue reading Hawaii Day 2: 6th Year Anniversary – Conquering Koko Head
28.11.2017 We managed to get on a flight to Honolulu that left Sydney in the evening, which meant that jet lag wouldn't be much of a problem. We arrived in Honolulu at 10 o'clock in the morning (local time), sleepy-eyed and a little exhausted, but ready to make the most of our first hours in … Continue reading Hawaii Day 1: Touchdown in Honolulu
This seems to be the most ideal time for overseas travel in terms of my personal lifestyle. I'm hoping that this will become a regular thing! Here's our adventure in Hawaii, divided by the days. Have a read below! Day 1: Touchdown in Honolulu Day 2: 6th Year Anniversary - Conquering Koko Head Day 3: [coming soon!] … Continue reading Hawaii [28th November – 10th December]