Flight Booking Terminology

When browsing various travel-related sites, it is not uncommon to see terms like “stopover” and “open-jaw” thrown around. Along with the term “layover” all three express different levels of flexibility in travel, so it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with all of them. I also mention some more uncommon airline acronyms that are … Continue reading “Flight Booking Terminology”

PSA: Elephant Riding

I am generally not one to randomly bash what other people do on their vacations, I came across a very disturbing post today on Million Miler Secrets regarding a trip to India and an elephant ride. To properly understand my problem with this, it’s first important to understand some things about elephant anatomy. Elephant Anatomy … Continue reading “PSA: Elephant Riding”

Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 5

Honolulu, Day 1: Arrival Honolulu, Day 2: Dole Plantation and North Shore Honolulu, Day 3: Submarine Tour and Magic of Polynesia Honolulu, Day 4: Polynesian Cultural Center Honolulu, Day 5: Return Home Alas, all trips must eventually come to an end, and we realized that 5 days really isn’t enough time to see even one … Continue reading “Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 5”

Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 4

Honolulu, Day 1: Arrival Honolulu, Day 2: Dole Plantation and North Shore Honolulu, Day 3: Submarine Tour and Magic of Polynesia Honolulu, Day 4: Polynesian Cultural Center Honolulu, Day 5: Return Home Polynesian Cultural Center Though we were unable to visit the Polynesian Cultural Center on Christmas day, there were seats available the following day. … Continue reading “Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 4”

Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 3

Honolulu, Day 1: Arrival Honolulu, Day 2: Dole Plantation and North Shore Honolulu, Day 3: Submarine Tour and Magic of Polynesia Honolulu, Day 4: Polynesian Cultural Center Honolulu, Day 5: Return Home With the help of the hotel concierge, Carrie and I booked a submarine excursion with Atlantis Adventures. They conveniently dock their ferry at … Continue reading “Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 3”

Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 2

Honolulu, Day 1: Arrival Honolulu, Day 2: Dole Plantation and North Shore Honolulu, Day 3: Submarine Tour and Magic of Polynesia Honolulu, Day 4: Polynesian Cultural Center Honolulu, Day 5: Return Home Hilton Breakfast Carrie and I opted to upgrade our breakfasts to the “full American breakfast” and had custom omelets made while we had … Continue reading “Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 2”

Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 1

Honolulu, Day 1: Arrival Honolulu, Day 2: Dole Plantation and North Shore Honolulu, Day 3: Submarine Tour and Magic of Polynesia Honolulu, Day 4: Polynesian Cultural Center Honolulu, Day 5: Return Home This is the first post of a series so bear with me! For Christmas this year, I wanted to do something special, so … Continue reading “Christmas Vacation! Honolulu, Day 1”