Port Of Call Honolulu, Hawaii

Cruise Port Honolulu. Honolulu is a frequent stop for cruise ships repositioning in the Pacific, cruises going out of the west coast of the U.S. And Canada as well as cruising the Hawaiian Islands. It is the largest city in the islands, the states Capital and gateway to Hawaii’s most developed island. Honolulu is locatedContinue reading “Port Of Call Honolulu, Hawaii”

The Port of Call Maui Hawaii

Lahaina is the cruise port of call for the gorgeous island of Maui, a port famous for its miles of beautiful white sand beaches. Lahaina has excellent shopping in a central area famous for its galleries. The tender landing is near to a beach with plenty of beach shops and great restaurants serving up HawaiianContinue reading “The Port of Call Maui Hawaii”

The Port of Kona, Hawaii

The Port of Kona or Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii Kona is a favorite stop for cruise ships visiting the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Famous for its coffee, beaches and Volcano National Park on the island. Where the Tenders Dock There are no docking facilities so cruise ships anchor out, using tenders toContinue reading “The Port of Kona, Hawaii”

Images Around Sydney Australia

Photographic impressions from our travels… Australians living in Sydney are really lucky people. This beautiful city surrounds one of the world’s largest natural harbors while the area encompasses a number of world class beaches, the Blue Mountains a short train ride away and a fantastic waterfront that goes on for mile after mile. Sydney featuresContinue reading “Images Around Sydney Australia”

Hawaii – Tips On Planning A Trip

Hawaii is a destination on many peoples bucket list and rightly so. It is America’s Paradise, exotic but also genuinely American, distant but not too distant and an amazing blend of tropical waters, incredible beaches and unbelievable geology. There are eight major islands in the Hawaiian archipelago and each one has its own unique character.Continue reading “Hawaii – Tips On Planning A Trip”

Images of Sydney

Photographic impressions from near and far… Sydney Harbor Australia ā€¢ One of the worlds largest natural harbors is home to one of its greatest cities. From the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbor Bridge and The historic Rocks neighborhood there is so much to see and do in Sydney. Catch a convenient ferry fromContinue reading “Images of Sydney”

Australia’s Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk

Not far from downtown Sydney, Australia is an almost mile long sweep of sandy beach, tucked inside quarter-moon shaped bay with a gently sloping bottom that creates a year long season of good surfing conditions. This is Bondi Beach. While the waves provide surfing for long distances they average only between 2 and 3 feetContinue reading “Australia’s Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk”

Sydney Australia and the Opal Card

Getting Around Sydney If you are planning a trip Down Under with some time in Sydney, you need to build your plans around their great public transportation. Like most large cities, buses are plentiful but Sydney also boasts a metro rail system and an express system called ā€œLight Railā€ that connects most major parts ofContinue reading “Sydney Australia and the Opal Card”

Hiking In Haleakalā National Park

Going to spend some time on Maui, Hawaii? Don’t miss spending some time hiking on Haleakalā. If you can fit it in, catch a sunrise from the peak (Sunsets are less spectacular as the volcano’s top is usually shrouded in clouds by evening). There are few places like this where you can drive from seaContinue reading “Hiking In Haleakalā National Park”