Sunrise at Haleakala National Park

Sunrise at Haleakala National Park is breathtaking, amazing and a must see while visiting Maui
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Most people dream of the iconic Hawaiian vacation. Something about sitting on the beach soaking up the sun , feeling the warm breeze on your skin, hearing the palm trees sway back and fourth and just leaving all the everyday stress back at home that appeals to everyone. I enjoy these activities as much as the next person but the best experience on all of Maui is watching the sunrise at the summit of Haleakala National Park…. 

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Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park also known as the City of Refuge

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In old Hawaii, if you broke the law, the penalty was death. Your only option for survival was to elude your pursuers and reach the nearest puuhonua, or city of refuge. As you enter, the great wall rises up before you marking the boundaries between the royal grounds and the sanctuary. Many ki’i (carved wooden images) surround the Hale o Keawe, housing the bones of the chiefs that infuse the area with their power or mana. If you reached this sacred place, you would be saved…. 

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10 Breweries well worth visiting! Kona Brewery, Moab Brewery, Red Frog Pub and more!

We have a hard time passing a brewery in our travels and have an extensive growler collection to prove it.  We have visited breweries from Glacier brewery in Alaska to Banks Brewery in Barbados! We love them for their atmosphere, good food and great beer.

Our top 10 list was hard to decide upon but definitely enjoyed each and every one. There are some really good breweries out there but these are our favorites. Kona brewery 1)    Kona Brewing Co., Big Island Hawaii This is the holy grail of breweries! Great beer, incredible food and hands down the best atmosphere you could ask for. This is one of my favorite tours also. By the end of this tour you will have had several samples of beer and meet people with whom you will odds on have several beers with while watching the mongoose and geckos running around…. 

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10 of our favorite places in the world! Iceland, Belize, Hawaii, Barbados and more

10 of our favorite places in the world! Iceland, Belize, Hawaii, Barbados and more

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Iceland is one of our top 10 places in the world. We had so much fun spending Thanksgiving in Iceland a few years ago. We can not wait until we have another chance to visit Iceland again…. 

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