Which Is The Best Hawaiian Island To Visit?

Hawaii Palm Trees

If you’re not sure which Hawaiian Island to visit, I’m here to help you decide. Having spent three months flitting between the islands, I crammed in as many sights and activities as I could and although I have my personal favourite (more on that below), each island offers different experiences depending on the kind of trip to Hawaii you’re planning. An overview of the Hawaiian Islands Prone to disorganisation, I didn’t have clue about Hawaii when I boarded my last-minute flight. I picked up a guidebook in San Francisco during a 4-day layover and left it neatly unopened in my … Read more

16 Best Things To Do In Kauai For First Time Visitors

napali coast in Hawaii on Kauai

Why Kauai? In short, adrenaline…and peace in equal proportions. Whilst it may be known as the Garden Island, Kauai is like no garden I’ve ever visited in my native England. The island may be a 5 million year old dormant volcano (what?) but its unique and diverse topography will find you scrabbling for your hiking boots, snorkelling mask or kayak paddle all in the same breath. If you’re less keen on activity, you can still take a boat, helicopter or car to explore things more leisurely. In this guide I will share with you the best things to do in … Read more

21 Best Things To Do in Maui – Hawaii

moonscape of haleakala national park in maui

With psychedelic rainbow eucalyptus trees, fresh-baked banana bread, moonscape volcanic craters and the opportunity to listen to the eerie sound of humpback whales singing, it is safe to say that Maui is one of the most surreal of all the Hawaiian islands. That’s why I’m so keen to encourage people off their beach loungers and out to explore the things that make Maui so special. If you do escape the manicured boundary of your resort, even if only for a while, you’ll find that Maui is bursting with sights to show you. In this article, I’ll share with you the … Read more

Cycling from Alaska to Patagonia – What It’s Really Like

Indiana Jo – cycling from Alaska to Patagonia and climbing the highest points of each country in between? Given I’m very wobbly on two feet, let alone on wheels, I can’t proudly claim that achievement, but Thomas Laussermair can.   Taking a staggering 14 months and who knows how much energy expended, Thomas has kindly agreed to share a synopsis of his tale in this guest blog… Cycling from Alaska to Patagonia I had been looking for a trip that combines cycling and mountaineering. After reading the Seven Summits, I briefly contemplated doing the continent highpoints by bicycle, but then dismissed … Read more