What to Know When Driving in South Africa?

Driving Cape of Good Hope Nature Preserve

It can be a nerve-wracking experience when deciding to rent a car and drive through a foreign country. The question always comes up, in this case for us it was: What to know when driving in South Africa? Should I Rent a Car to Drive Through South Africa? This can simply be answered by doing what you feel is comfortable for yourself. Some travellers prefer to travel like a local…

Travelling South Africa: Our 13 Day Route Explained

Hiking Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

Our choice to go travelling South Africa was to knock it off both of our bucket lists. Sometimes when travelling as a couple, both of your dream destinations line up. This was the case with South Africa. Natalie and I both had always wanted to visit the country, experience the culture, and indulge in safaris. When planning a 13 day journey through the country, it is quickly understood that you…

Things to Do On O’ahu Island, Hawaii

Things to do on O'ahu Island, Hawaii

Three days is not enough. There are too many things to do on O’ahu. Hawaii is a beautiful place for many different types of travelers. Whether you are a beach-goer or an adventurer, it has something for you. We had the opportunity to see some amazing sites, go on some great tours, and just enjoy ourselves in the water during our time on the island. Three days just was not…

How Airbnb Works and Why it is Great

Australian Base Camp, Pokhara, Nepal

Airbnb has emerged as an incredible resource for travelers when booking their accommodation. In this article, we will discuss how Airbnb works and why Airbnb is great for travelers and hosts alike. The website has created an excellent community of travelers and hosts. They have worked to keep that community interactive and safe for everyone. The result is one of the best places to book and save money on your…

Tour of Kualoa Ranch, O’ahu, Hawaii

Movie Tour of Kualoa Ranch, O'ahu Island, Hawaii

Yet again, late for while on the road. This time in a traffic jam trying to get to our tour of Kualoa Ranch on O’ahu in Hawaii. After eating at Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck in North Shore, we figured we had enough time for a quick tour of the Dole Plantation. We made it to the plantation, but we were short on time and could not go on any tours. Counting…

Nu’uanu Pali Lookout, O’ahu, Hawaii

Nu'uanu Pali Lookout, O'ahu, Hawaii

As we drove further up into the mountains of O’ahu Island, we made it to our next destination of the day, Nu’uanu Pali Lookout, the last one before we made our way back to Honolulu. It was a wet, foggy mid-afternoon. We parked the car, paid the parking, and…heard hens? Nu’uanu Pali Lookout Attraction: Nu’uanu Pali Lookout Where: O’ahu Island, Hawaii Type: Nature / Scenic Viewpoint How: It is located…

Dole Plantation, North Shore, O’ahu Island, Hawaii

Pineapples at the Dole Plantation, North Shore, O'ahu Island, Hawaii

Pineapples! Pineapples everywhere! If you like pineapples, this is where you need to be. Did you know pineapples grew from the ground!? To be honest, I never really thought about where they grew from, what a baby pineapple looked like, or really anything related to pineapples. I just knew that they were delicious, but if I ate too much of them, then my mouth began to hurt. However, one trip…

Waimea Bay Beach Park, North Shore, O’ahu, Hawaii

Waimea Bay Beach Park Swell

Never have I ever seen such massive waves so close to the beach shore than I did at Waimea Bay Beach Park. On the morning we decided to visit the beach during our short trip to O’ahu, there was a large swell hitting the bay. The resulting waves became progressively larger throughout that morning. This caused the lifeguards close down the beach for the day unless you were an experienced…

Snorkeling Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, O’ahu, Hawaii

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Traveling the surface of the world is our passion. However, just below the surface is a whole other world to be traveled. One that we have not adventured too often. While on O’ahu in Hawaii, we made sure to visit and try snorkeling Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. It was worth every moment, and we never wanted to leave. It is a must see attraction when traveling O’ahu. Snorkeling Hanauma Bay…

Shrimp Truck, North Shore, O’ahu Island, Hawaii

Shrimp Truck, North Shore, O'ahu Island, Hawaii

While on our trip to O’ahu, Hawaii, we made it our mission to find the best shrimp truck on the island. With no directions, other than it is somewhere on the North Shore, we set out to discover where the best shrimp truck was on the island. We found it at Giovanni’s Original White Shrimp Truck. Shrimp Truck We left early in the morning on our second day in O’ahu…

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