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Globeblogging

Tales from the globe

Colourful donuts on offer at Purve Donut Stop

Contents1Where to find the best food in Oahu and Waikiki1.1Best Coffee in Waikiki1.1.1Bill’s Hawaii1.1.2Kai Coffee1.1.3Island Brew Coffeehouse1.2Sweet Treats in Waikiki1.2.1Cinnabon1.2.2Purve Donut Stop1.2.3Waiola Shave Ice1.2.4Lewers Lounge1.3The best food in Waikiki1.3.1The Cheesecake Factory1.3.2Red Lobster1.3.3PF Changs1.3.4Tony Roma’s Steakhouse1.3.5Dukes1.3.6Giovanni’s Shrimp TruckWhere to find the best food in Oahu and Waikiki For the Aussie traveler, dining in the USA can […]

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Sunset on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, taken fom Pipeline beach

Contents1The things you should add to your packing list for Hawaii1.1Digital Luggage Scale1.2Reef Safe Sunscreen1.3Clear Plastic Toiletries bag1.4Turkish Towel1.5Waterproof Phone Pouch1.6Travel Tripod1.7Powerbank1.8Multi-USB ChargerThe things you should add to your packing list for Hawaii So you’ve booked yourself a trip to the beautiful Hawaii and your departure date is looming. You might think that packing for […]

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USS Missouri, a decommissioned battleship at Pearl Harbor

Contents1Visiting Pearl Harbor1.1Why you should visit Pearl Harbor1.2Can you visit Pearl Harbor without a tour?1.3What is there to see at Pearl Harbor?1.3.1USS Arizona Memorial1.3.2USS Bowfin1.3.3USS Oklahoma Memorial1.3.4USS Missouri1.3.5Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum1.3.6USS Utah Memorial1.4Is Pearl Harbor free?1.5Are there free tickets for Pearl Harbor?1.6How to get tickets to Pearl Harbor1.7How much is Pearl Harbor?1.8What can I take […]

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Looking out towards Waikiki and Honolulu from the top of Diamond Head crater

Contents1How to spend one week in Oahu, Hawaii1.1Day 1 – Scenic1.1.1Arriving in Waikiki1.1.2Country Sunset Photography Tour1.2Day 2 – Scenic/Adventure1.2.1A Day at Kualoa Ranch1.3Day 3 – Water1.3.1Swimming with wild Dolphins1.3.2Snorkeling at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve1.4Day 4 – Culture/Shopping1.4.1Hawaiian Ukelele Factory Tour1.4.2Shopping at Ala Moana1.5Day 5 – History1.5.1A Day at Pearl Harbor1.5.1.1USS Arizona Memorial1.5.1.2USS Bowfin1.5.1.3Pearl Harbor Aviation […]

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Christmas lights in Mexico City

Contents1Practical stocking filler ideas1.1Kindle1.2Powerbank1.3Lifestraw1.4Document Wallet1.5Turkish Towel1.6Toiletries Bag1.7Waterproof Pouch1.8Compression packing cubes1.9Travel Washing Line1.10Perfume Atomiser1.11Travel Bottles1.12Travel Tripod2Security stocking filler ideas2.1Padlocks2.2Travel Belt Wallet2.3Bra Pouch2.4Body Pouch3Comfort stocking filler ideas3.1Travel Pillow3.2Travel Blanket4Fun stocking filler ideas4.1Tablet4.2World Map4.3DVD – The Holiday4.4Travel Journal4.5Lonely Planet Travel TipsAll too quickly that time of year has come round again and we’re scratching our heads looking for […]

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Looking out over the Hunter Valley

Contents1Make it a Hunter Valley weekend away!1.1Hunter Valley Accommodation1.1.1Hunter Homestead1.1.2Wilderness Cottages1.1.3Emma’s Cottage1.2Hunter Valley Buses2Your Hunter Valley concert2.1List of things you need2.1.1Weather specific items – Hot2.1.2Weather specific items – Wet3Things to do in the Hunter Valley3.1Hunter Valley wineries3.1.1Sandalyn Estate3.1.2Emma’s Cottage3.1.3Thomas Allen Wines3.1.4Savannah Estate3.1.5Bramblewood Fruit Wines3.1.6Hunter Valley Wineries Map3.2Hunter Valley Wine Tours3.3Hunter Valley Cheese Tasting3.3.1Hunter Valley Cheese […]

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Monarto Zoo Meerkat in watchful stance

Contents1Monarto Zoo Adelaide2Monarto Zoo tickets3How to get to Monarto Zoo4Monarto Zoo Map5Monarto Zoo Experiences6Monarto Zoo animals6.1Cheetahs6.2Meerkats6.3Chimpanzees6.4Giraffes6.5Southern White Rhinos6.6LionsMonarto Zoo Adelaide The instant I heard of Monarto Zoo I knew I would need to go there. While I am not generally a fan of zoos, Monarto Zoo is somewhat different. Open range, or open plains zoos […]

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Temple of the Wind God standing against the ocean at the ruins of Tulum, Mexico

Contents1Day 18; Farewell Belize2Back in Mexico3Day 19; The Tulum Mayan RuinsDay 18; Farewell Belize Today we farewell Belize and its delicious lobsters and spend much of the day in transit to Tulum, Mexico. Not all days are created equal just as not all days can be jam packed with as much fun as others. Today […]

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Petrel Cove, Victor Harbor, South Australia

Contents1Monarto Zoo1.1What makes Monarto Zoo different?1.2Getting to Monarto Zoo1.3The Monarto Zoo experience2The Barossa Valley2.1Getting to the Barossa Valley2.2Where to go in the Barossa Valley3Glenelg4Hahndorf4.1Getting to Hahndorf4.2Why visit Hahndorf?5Victor Harbor5.1Getting to Victor Harbor5.2Things to do in Victor Harbor5.3Where to stay in Victor HarborIf you’re visiting South Australia’s capital, the city of Adelaide, you’ll find a different […]

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The famous Bells Beach near Torquay

Contents1One of the best coastlines in the world!1.1Where to find the Great Ocean Road1.2The Shipwreck Coast1.3The Lighthouse Trail1.4Planning your Great Ocean Road Trip1.4.1Do not judge travel times according to distance.1.4.2The Twelve Apostles1.4.3Apollo Bay1.4.4All the walking1.5Where to stay on the Great Ocean Road1.5.1Where to stay in Port Fairy1.5.2Where to stay in Lorne1.6Whale Watching on the Great […]

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