Waimea Falls

A short trip from Lanikai Beach is Waimea Falls. Set in a beautiful valley in North Shore, Waimea is a botanical garden walk followed up with a refreshing waterfall and natural lagoon within which you can swim.      

Laniakea Beach – Turtles

a trip to Turtle beach just up on the other end of the island near northshore. Hooray we saw some turtles cruising around the shoreline looking for a place to land and bask in the glorious sunshine. There were quite a lot of instagram junkies hanging out, but fortunately whenever they got to close, one … Continue reading Laniakea Beach – Turtles

Pearl Harbour

Super hot day on this wonderful island, so suncream up people! We got a chance to visit Pearl Harbour today, and visit the other side of the Hiroshima story. As you'd imagine lots of military presence in the area and lots of military hardware on display. We took a tour around the Bowfin. Launched a … Continue reading Pearl Harbour

Hawaii

We were met at the airport by Kerry & Tilly, and off to stay on the south-west side of the island near Maili point. Its a quiet surfing area area about 50 mins drive to most other locations on the island, so not to far out, we have loads of room and all mod cons, its … Continue reading Hawaii

Miyajima Island

A short tram ride from Hiroshima, is Miyajimaguchi, the gateway to the wonderful Miyajima Island and all its beauty. As you cross on the ferry and approach the island the O-Torii Gate situated just offshore grab s your attention, as it did for everyone on the ferry who rushed to one side to take the … Continue reading Miyajima Island

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

In the southeast of Kyoto, set in the foothills of the Kyoto mountains,  sits a spectacular temple called the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. This shrine is particularly unique as it contains 10,000 torii gates (a gate that indicates the entrance to a holy precinct of a Shinto shrine. All are painted in vermilion red (considered … Continue reading Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine