Kaanapali Beach Reminiscing

I’ve collected quotes for as long as I can remember, and this is one of my favourites.  (I came across it again the other day and thought I’d share it with some of my favourite pictures from Kaanapali Beach in March – watching the sunset every night was my favourite part of the trip). “The […]

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wine in the rain

A little drizzle is no problem when this is the view while enjoying a glass of wine on vacation… The wine is a California Pinot Noir, Meiomi 2012, recommended by the bartender at the Castaway Cafe, the restaurant at Maui Kaanapali Villas. It’s not a fancy place, but the food is very good. Much better […]

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Maui Seaside Hotel

I enjoy the planning of a trip almost as much as going on the trip itself – researching is fun!  I booked the first night at the Maui Seaside Hotel in Kahului (where Maui’s major airport is located) for a few different reasons. It’s about a 45 minute drive from Kahului to Lahaina and since […]

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“Ocean View”

“Ocean view” can mean many things when you book accommodations for a trip.  It could mean you if you stand on the very end of your balcony and lean the top half of your body just so over the railing… there it is…an ocean view!  So, I tried not to have too many expectations about […]

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my bliss

My favourite think about this trip to Maui was sitting on the beach and watching the sun set so I thought I’d try something different and post a video of Monday night’s sunset at Kaanapali Beach.  After uploading all my pictures, I see a lot more sunset posts over the next little while (after all, […]

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Surfing Goats in Upcountry Maui

The weather in Maui has been unsettled for much of the week, but yesterday was a nice day to be a tourist so we headed to Upcountry Maui to visit Surfing Goat Dairy, Tedeschi Vineyards and Haleakala National Park.  It’s a really beautiful, lush area – we could have also visited a vodka distillery, a […]

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