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Early Saturday morning my sidekick Kellie and I jumped into her car to drive to the West side of O’ahu, one of the 8 Hawaiian main islands, to a little marina tucked into the corner of a beautiful piece of land. Ko’Olina Marina, first opened in 2000, is home to various catamaran sailboats where guests from nearby resorts come to inquire about snorkel tours and surfing trips. This unique spot …

[ Written by guest | 12 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

I don’t need to tell you that surfing is an extremely intense and exhausting sport. It involves pretty much every part of the body, not rarely resulting in a nice physical shape as shown by the gentleman below.

I do admit, that is also the reason why I sometimes just hang around beaches to watch the surfers catch their waves (and something tells me I’m not the only girl doing this). …

[ Written by guest | 24 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]

You love traveling? Maybe even staying in one place for a bit longer than just a few days in order to feel the atmosphere?  You adore shopping at the supermarket around the corner, bargaining at the local market and flirting with this cute bartender working at your new favorite café? There is just one problem: Communication. Speaking the local language facilitates a lot of things, from …

[ Written by guest | 16 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]

Have you ever heard of snuba-diving? If you thought I’ve confused the C for an N here (as in scuba), you thought wrong.
The word Snuba is composed of the two words snorkel and scuba. And that’s pretty much what it is, something in between the two. Snuba divers use also swimfins, a diving mask, harness, regulator and weights as in scuba diving. Pretty much an ideal invention …

[ Written by guest | 8 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Hawaii