Tag: Maui

listening to the waves (videos attached)

Healthy Mindset – Day 14 & 15 My happy place is watching the sunset at Kaanapali Beach on Maui and listening to the waves…what’s your happy place? “Close your eyes and imagine you are lying down on an empty, warm, sandy beach. Hear the… Continue Reading “listening to the waves (videos attached)”

Just go!

Posts have been few and far between for a number of different reasons, but quietly in the background, a trip to Paris has been planned! It’s getting very close to lift off, and I hope to have many pictures to share in the weeks… Continue Reading “Just go!”

counting down the days…

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous Less than two weeks until the next trip!  🙂

the beach

Let’s go to the beach and stick our toes in the sparkling sand and watch the setting sun and the heaving and sighing of the waves and the golden ribbon on the water that disappears into the horizon…

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… Continue Reading “Kaanapali Beach Reminiscing”

Surfing Goat Dairy

I like goats. I like goat cheese.  There’s a dairy farm on Maui called Surfing Goat Dairy that makes goat cheese and offers tours of their farm where you can feed the goats – how could we not visit it?  The GPS had other… Continue Reading “Surfing Goat Dairy”

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… Continue Reading “wine in the rain”

Haleakala mystery

Does anyone know what this is? I haven’t been able to figure it out.  I didn’t want to touch it so I don’t know if it was growing there (there were no other plants growing nearby) or more likely the wind blew it there.… Continue Reading “Haleakala mystery”

wonders of Haleakala National Park (with quotes)

If you are planning a trip to Maui, go to Haleakala National Park!  If you’re not keen on getting up at 3:30 am on vacation to get there in time for sunrise (which is what you will have to do if you’re staying on… Continue Reading “wonders of Haleakala National Park (with quotes)”

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… Continue Reading “Maui Seaside Hotel”