Bishop Museum vs. Iolani Palace

Bishop Museum vs. Iolani Palace

Why not both? You’re probably thinking to yourself. Well, I’ve seen both places inside and out. I can tell you right now, if you’re thinking of spending a short time on Oahu (like two weeks or less) and especially on a budget I suggest you either go to Bishop Museum or Iolani Palace. They’re very […]

My Travel Itinerary: Where Countries To Go is Going

My Travel Itinerary: Where Countries To Go is Going

Hello and welcome new followers! If you haven’t noticed, right now I seem to only really be posting things about the state of Hawai’i (usually O’ahu or Honolulu specifically). I’m planning on changing all of that very soon! In this post I explain the travel route I plan on taking over the next several years. […]

30 Cheap Things To Do On O’ahu

30 Cheap Things To Do On O’ahu

The island of O’ahu is probably the most famous of the Hawaiian islands to visit, mostly because of Honolulu and Waikiki beach. It’s nickname is “the gathering place” and isn’t that the truth! People of every ethnicity have come from around the world to live, work, and vacation on O’ahu for generations now. Ever wondered […]

7 Things to Expect at the Polynesian Cultural Center

7 Things to Expect at the Polynesian Cultural Center

The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts 6 island nations of Polynesia (there are actually many, many more than this). The ones featured are Hawai’i, Tahiti, Tonga, New Zealand, Samoa, and Fiji. Did you know Hawai’i has a sizable Mormon population? Back in 1963 a Mormon man named Howard Hunter decided to build the Polynesian Cultural Center […]

The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu

The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu

Honolulu is the largest city on Oahu, and in the state of Hawai’i. It’s also the capital. It’s Asian, it’s Hawaiian, and it’s American all mixed together with its arcitecture, food, and diversity of people. If you’re headed to Hawai’i I believe it should be your first stop–especially if you’re planning on moving here or […]

The Ultimate Guide To I’olani Palace

The Ultimate Guide To I’olani Palace

I’olani Palace was built in the 1870s by King David Kalakaua, the last reigning King of Hawai’i. Queen Liliuokalani, his sister and successor, was the last member of the royal family to live in the palace. Once she was overthrown the Republic used the palace as an office, and then later the Governor did the […]

6 Things To Do In Waikiki

6 Things To Do In Waikiki

Don’t want to leave your hotel’s neighborhood? Not a problem. Waikiki is a neighborhood in Honolulu and sometimes you don’t want to ride the bus to get to the rest of the city or island. Other times a taxi costs too much or you’re going to leave that night and want something to do before […]