Before heading out for my 2016 travel adventures, it’s time to reflect back on my travels in 2015. After spending two weeks in Hilton Head in January 2015, I headed back to Spain in April. I spent a week at a time share exchange on the southern coast for rest...Read more
Happy New Year!
Hi from Brooklyn, NY! I did some other domestic traveling in 2011, the highlights of which included Key West in September. And then I went to Hawaii again for Christmas and had a marvelous time with my sister’s family from Pennsylvania and Tokyo! Well, not the best photo of the...Read more
>Day 7. More parting shots of Hawaii…
> – Cheers! Posted using BlogPress from my iPad Location:Rodgers Blvd,Honolulu,United States Tweet...Read more
>Day 7. Aloha to Hawaii and on to Oz
>Last night was quite a scare! I appreciate the outpouring of concern from so many of you, especially Thom who was able to get a line through to me and talk me through it, even while my hair remained gorgeous (Thom is also my hairdresser, as well as good friend...Read more
>Day 7. Tsunami scare over
>Seems the scare is over and all is clear. My flight to Australia has not been cancelled thus far, so I am off to the airport shortly. Also, many of you have asked about my nephew and his family in Japan, and they have checked in as ok also. –...Read more
>Day 6. Tsunami warning!
>I just returned from dinner and a tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii due to the earthquake in japan. I am on the 14th floor and they say you need to be above the 3rd floor. My biggest concern is that there is one woman at the front desk...Read more
>Day 6. "RTI" (Round The Island)
>Left for my “Round the Island” trip at about 9:00am yesterday Good timing….missed the rush hour. Headed clockwise towards Pearl Harbor. As a previous military wife, couldn’t help but notice all of the military establishments here….Schofield Barracks, Tripler Hospital, Hickam AFB, Wheeler AFB, Pearl Harbor, Bellows, Fort Derussey, etc. Wow,...Read more
>Day 5. Hula, hula.
>Yesterday, the pool kept me captive for most of the day. I did go for a presentation of the Hilton vacation package program. Ok, earlier I told you I would explain how I ended up with this great ocean view room at one of the premier properties on Waikiki beach....Read more
>Day 4, Hawaiian Culture
>Yesterday, I decided to take in some Hawaiian culture. So headed out to Iolani Palace. I found it fascinating. Lots of European, American and Asian influence. King Kalakaua took a trip “round the world” during his reign. So I right away thought he was “cool. ” He was the first monarch...Read more
>Day 3. Time to Re-explore Oahu
>I am sitting here on my lanai (with that same fantastic view) having my breakfast. In planning for this trip, I felt that one of the big challenges was going to be the “eating out” part…..for 99 straight days! I need to strike a balance between enjoying the restaurants of...Read more