Alcatraz Island

It wouldn’t be a trip to San Francisco if we didn’t visit the most famous island in the world, now classed as one of America's 61 National Parks. Alcatraz was home to some of the most notorious criminals to have lived at the time between the 30’s and 60’s. Including non other than life gangster, … Continue reading Alcatraz Island

The Exploratorium

If you ever visit San Francisco with kids, The Exploratorium on Pier 15 is an absolute must. By no means a cheap date at $100 per family, but it is certainly a unique experience. The Exploratorium is filled with what can only be described as science experiments on an industrial scale, built to stand a … Continue reading The Exploratorium

San Francisco

We were lucky enough to be loaned the most beautiful flat from Paul, an ex colleague of Tans. Located near Mission district and surrounded by lots of cool things and foody places. It didn’t take us long to feel at home there. San Francisco has a great feel to it, kinda like Hipstery. We spent … Continue reading San Francisco

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