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For many, travel inspires the desire to make the experience permanent. No longer the exclusive province of sailors and convicts, or so The post Tips to follow before getting a Tattoo in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/fpycsHdcuMc/ Travel intelligent travel Alaska travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
The largest town on the Big Island and second largest in the state, Hilo is a lush rainforest that is known to The post Tips for enjoying Hilo on the Big Island appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/UolvmFIliDg/ Alaska travel disney travel packages interline travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
I stare owl-eyed into the waiting dala dala as 27 faces stared back. The minivan?for though it has extra rows of seats compared to the soccer-mom-mobiles of the US, it’s still just a minivan?is bursting full and a chorus of mzungu echoes though the car as a flurry of shifting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
You have probably heard of Roberts Hawaii, Discover Hawaii and E Noa tour companies; Large buses, streamlined tours and activities and big The post There is a New Hawaii Tour Company in Town appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/tGiXrX-Zxgc/ europe travel packages travel websites best Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Two years ago, National Geographic Traveler contributing editor Carl Hoffman shared with me an idea for his next book. It struck a chord because when I was ten I was drawn to the subject: the mysterious disappearance in 1961 of Michael Rockefeller in what was then Netherlands New Guinea. Did... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Nothing says Americana like candy bar cupcakes. It is the merging of a traditional American love dating back to 1900 and the Hershey bar and a newer sensation that has taken off in the last decade. Enjoy this photographic journey into the world of Melissa Gerber’s candy bar cupcakes: A... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Each year, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) collects data on the international tourist arrivals for every country in the world. The most visited countries for the past year included six from Europe, two from North America, and two from Asia (see map and list below). Most visited countries in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
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Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Sometimes when you travel with someone you love, you end up wanting to tear each other's hair out. Here's how not to. The post How to Travel Long-term with a Companion (Without Killing Each Other) appeared first on Vagabondish. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Vagabondish/~3/EBRY7DPoCg4/ galapagos islands travel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Yaling and I had the pleasure of joining the Star of Honolulu for their 7-Course French Style Dining experience this week. Let The post Star of Honolulu cruise – 5 Star dining Review appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/I3jf9n2sRYk/ interline travel online travel sites travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
The Poconos Mountains is a popular recreational destination located in northeastern Pennsylvania. It is especially well-liked among local and regional visitors as it is within a couple of hours of several high population centers. Tourists arrive for a variety of reasons including camping, gambling, skiing, and romantic getaways. This particular... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
The National Trust for Historic Preservation designates a dozen distinctive places each year for Americans or foreigners to visit. These cities and towns offer an authentic visitor experience with emphasis placed on locations that meet the following criteria: dynamic downtowns, cultural diversity, attractive architecture, cultural landscapes and a strong commitment... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Everything was fine until she asked me to spread my legs and put my hands on the bar. I expected a leisurely shower; ideally a rain shower, scented with fragrant lemongrass. There would be luxurious bath products, elegantly presented in wall-mounted ceramic bottles studded with polished stones, at the ready.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
If there is one thing that has united the generations of my Southern family through the decades, it’s the love of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll … Mr. Elvis Presley. This love runs so deep I can vividly remember an oil painting of the King hanging prominently in my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Paul Theroux has been charming readers--and rooting out surprising adventures in far-flung places--for more than half a century. Known for his fondness for train travel, love-hate relationship with Africa, and finesse with language, the veteran travel writer and novelist, now 73, continues to share his adventures with the world. When... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
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Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Ever wonder which regions around the world have the most travelers? According to the World Tourism Organization or UNWTO, Europeans travel more than all other regions combined with a whopping 52.8 percent of all outbound tourists. Asia and the Pacific (21 percent) and the Americas (16 percent) make up most... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
It seems I haven’t quite gotten over my fear of flying in a turboprop plane. We took Island Air to and from The post Turbulent Turboprop Plane Ride to Kauai appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/UKR6Akg_tZE/ discount travel sites european travel packages freighter travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Faghat seyr mikonam. For the adventurous eater venturing into Kabul?s street food scene, these three Dari words, which roughly translates to ?I?m just looking,? are key. To stroll by Kabul?s food stalls is to run a gauntlet of aggressive vendors, stepping into your path and thrusting samples at you. However,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Most bars and restaurants offer discounted drink and food selections during that special time of day when working folks want to unwind The post A local Happy Hour with a View appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/-33m_I0nuj0/ best travel sites michigan travel travel michigan Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Yaling and I had the pleasure of joining the Star of Honolulu for their 7-Course French Style Dining experience this week. Let The post Star of Honolulu cruise – 5 Star dining Review appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/I3jf9n2sRYk/ travel deal travel reviews european travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Shortly after moving here, I was slightly amused to learn that an evening TV weather forecast of giant surf was underground lingo The post Giant surf in Hawaii means one thing: CLEAR your calendar, stat! appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/EhrCYyl6bZA/ travel guide travel sites air travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Everything was fine until she asked me to spread my legs and put my hands on the bar. I expected a leisurely shower; ideally a rain shower, scented with fragrant lemongrass. There would be luxurious bath products, elegantly presented in wall-mounted ceramic bottles studded with polished stones, at the ready.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
In 1848, the California Gold Rush began one of the largest human migrations in history. Half a million people from around the The post The History of Pineapple in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hawaii-aloha/rZDi/~3/FaFJIUdgI8g/ travel site cheap air travel train travel Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog
Although some may have you believe that Paris in springtime is the only place to be, this adopted Madrileño will always opt for a Spanish springtime. Of course, it’s undeniable that the French capital comes alive during the spring, but there’s just something about a blooming Madrid this time of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Jim Rannazzisi's blog