Seaside Bar & Grill Review | Waikiki, Hawaii

Coconut Delight Breakfast at Seaside Bar and Grill

While vacationing in Hawaii we never fully adjusted to the 6-hour time difference.  Because of that, we started our days around 4AM and by the time our bodies told us that it was lunch time, the clock told us that it was still breakfast time.  Jasper was deep into his first nap of the day…

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Stocking the Camper On a Budget | Shopping Haul

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Before we could take our new camper  out for its maiden voyage we had to stock it with goodies ‘n supplies.  We wanted to load it up with items that would stay in there all the time so that packing for a trip would require little more than adding our food and clothes and hitting the road.  I’m…

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Things To Do at Dole Plantation | Trip Report

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As the second most-visited tourist attraction in the state of Hawaii, the Dole Plantation attracts scads of people every single day.  We set aside a morning to visit this Hawaii staple and enjoyed a day of absolutely gorgeous weather.  The plantation is located near Wahiawa in the central part of the island of Oahu.  This section of…

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Holy Crap, We Bought an RV! Camper Tour

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Growing up, I was a glamper. What’s a glamper, you ask?  It’s someone who enjoys every part of camping except the unpleasant bits.  Things like dirty bathrooms or no bathrooms, hard tent floors, hot or freezing cold temperatures, and having to unpack and re-pack your entire car every time you want a meal or risk attracting every bear within…

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Breakfast in Waikiki | Eggs ‘n Things Review

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While taking an early morning walk through Waikiki Beach we noticed an impressive crowd outside of Eggs ‘n Things and commented that it must be a great place to draw in such a crowd on a weekday morning.  When our friends suggested that we meet there for breakfast the following Sunday (which happened to be…

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Crazy Good Chicken on Oahu | Maui Mike’s Review

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Before we even pack our suitcases for a trip we usually already have much of our food plan decided for every single day that we’re gone.  Knowing that we planned to spend a day in the central/northern part of Oahu to visit the Dole Plantation, etc, I wanted to find a cool place that would…

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The Best Scone I’ve Ever Eaten at Diamond Head Market and Grill

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Coming up with a game plan for where we want to eat when we travel is where we focus much of our planning efforts.  While it’s fun to visit some of the more popular and touristy places, I like to dig a little bit deeper and find the smaller establishments that maybe only the locals or savvy…

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Breakfast in Honolulu | Heavenly Island Lifestyle Restaurant

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When doing research for the Shoreline Hotel where we stayed in Waikiki I learned about this small, cute, and relatively new restaurant attached to the same building.  Heavenly Island Lifestyle is focused on serving meals made with fresh, local, organic ingredients.  We had some loose plans to fit a visit to Heavenly in our trip and after finding a…

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Duke’s Waikiki Review and Photo Tour

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I’m so excited to share our lunch at Duke’s Waikiki with all of you!  Duke’s is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.  The restaurant is steeped in the life of Duke Kahanamoku, known as Hawaii’s most famous citizen and the father of international surfing.  Taking a walk around the restaurant you can catch a…

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