We finally did take our last week of 2010 in the first week of Dec 2010. It was my hubbie first time to Hawaii. ( I have been there 2 times before, however like 15 years ago). So I decided to have us do all the touristy stuff to see if he liked it and would consider coming back again.
We had lovely weather for the most part, and had a chance to hang out on the beach, albeit a short time as this is not his forte. We did go up the PCC on the northeastern side. We also did a Cirle Island Tour to see other aspects of Oahu from the North Shore, to Diamond Head Crater, to Ala Moana Shopping Center.
He enjoyed himself and hopefully we can going again soon. Next time we can try Maui and the island of Hawaii ( where it is a little less touristy). 3 years ago
Hubbie and I were able to pull ourselves away from home for two weeks and check out Sardinia for lovely week as well as the Czech Republic.
If you haven’t been there, you should go. Beautiful beaches, nice people, great cappiccinos and tasty pasta & wine, warm weather and some crazy driving in the mix made for an exciting and yet relaxing vacation on the island of Sardinia.
Too bad, we had to jump back over to mainland Europe where the weather was in already in the single digits. Brrrr. But we managed and got back home with a fading tan and great memories of Italy and our travels across to the Czech Republic.
Hmmm, wonder where we will go next? 3 years ago
Figured out I had a weekend free from night school. So told hubbie that we need to getaway, we finally decided Portland.
I could hit a couple birds with one stone as this destination offer some new modern architectural homes that hubbie had missed the tour late last year. So we did our own drive by and got outside pics to add to. I love Oregon as it has no sales tax and indulged in some shopping at Woodburn just south of Portland. Plus, we both got to do an Epicurean Walking Tour and hang out in Powell’s for a couple hours.
Definite place we would go again to visit. Wish we had more time to hang and explore the lovely shops and cafes and wine bars. 3 years ago
Hubbie and I decided to go see some concerts on our time off. We went to the Moore Theatre located in downtown Seattle to see Collective Soul. Interesting heritage building, needs some restoration but definitely has some good bones and great architectual details.
We also stopped by the Pullayup Fair last week (southwest of Seattle) and saw Toby Mac and Third Day perform. Lots of driving, but so worth is so that we can stop at 2am at Haggens to shop for food we don’t have in Canada – hehehee 4 years ago
I love to travel, especially by car or by plane. But there are other modes likes boat, train, bike or foot. I need a change of scenery. I love travelling internationally as there are different cultures and experiences to have, hence my goal of travelling outside of the country.
So far in 2009, I have take the opportunity to travel twice outside the country:
-April took a weekend trip to Laconner, WA for their Tulip Festival (picture above is from there)
-June took a daytrip down to Fairhaven, WA to check out their historic town 4 years ago