Visiting Rain Room at the MoMA

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You might say I’m crazy. I just waited over three hours – in the rain – to stand in a room full of artificial rain for all of ten minutes. Oh, the irony. Sweet, sweet irony. Was it worth it? I have to say that it was. But not for the reasons I thought. I thought that I would get some amazing photos. I studied […]

72 hours in Cabo San Lucas

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People always wonder why we’d ever leave for vacation, when we live in paradise. Yet locals love to travel, whether its the Big Apple, Japan, or just Hawaii’s unofficial 9th island, Las Vegas. But rarely do people from Hawaii head to Mexico since the climate and water activities are pretty similar. It wasn’t at the top of my list either, but I’d won a free […]

Mexico, Here I Come!

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Ten hours to showtime. I’m booked on the red eye tonight to LA, meeting up with friends there and continuing on to Cabo San Lucas. I’ve never been to Mexico, so I’m looking forward to adding a stamp to my passport and spending a few days soaking up the sun, lounging by the pool, margarita in hand. I’m hoping to even squeeze in a cooking […]

Kamaaina Deals at Travaasa Hana with Mokulele Airlines

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This week, Mokulele Airlines made the the first of its twice-daily roundtrip flights between Kahului Airport and Hana, Maui. Flights start at $59 each way and should be booked well in advance – yes, this is a tiny plane to make the short 20 minute trip to Hana. This is GREAT news for Kama’aina! While the famous Road to Hana is beautiful and well worth […]

Travel Tips: How to Save Money on Hotels with Hotwire

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New York City hotels are notoriously expensive, especially at the last minute. So how did I manage to score a 3 1/2 star hotel for less than $140/night with only two days notice? Hotwire.com! If you’ve never used Hotwire before – or even if you have – you may be a bit leery at my suggestion. The way the site works is that when hotels […]