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Vatican City: home to St. Peter’s Basilica, St Peter’s Square, the Vatican Museum, and, of course, the Pope. Then, there’s the less visited Vatican Gardens. Worth the visit? If you have the time, yes! Like the guided museum tour or general admission, you’ll enter off of Viale Vaticano at the […]

Vatican Gardens – Is It Worth A Visit?


Yes and no. Government offices, post office, banks, and schools are closed. The vast majority of restaurants and shops in Vatican City and the immediate surrounding areas frequented by tourists, like Piazza Navona, however, are open. Celebrated annually on January 6, Epiphany, also known as La Befana, celebrates the first […]

Are stores open on Epiphany holiday in Italy?










Once nicknamed the “Guava Capitol of the World”, Kilauea is a small community tucked in the northeastern shore of Kauai. Unlike Hanalei, Kilaeau’s center can be easily skipped over, as its eateries and stores are located within the small town a few blocks off the 56 Kuhio Highway. The only […]

Visiting Kilaeau in Kauai, Hawaii




I had the pleasure of staying in lovely, quaint Kapaa in beautiful Kauai. Of all the towns in Kauai, Kapaa had the greatest variety of shops and restaurants while providing quick, easy access to nearby activities, including Wailua River, Secret Falls, beach access, and hikes, such as the Nounou Trail, […]

Historic Kapaa in Kauai


New research suggests breakfast may not be the all-important meal we’ve been led to believe. But I will forego intermittent fasting and will happily indulge in morning eating because… well, I love food! Typical breakfast fare normally leaves me feeling weighed down and lacking energy for a few good hours, […]

Koko Head Cafe Review | Oahu, HI



Though not my cup of tea because of how commercial it is, Waikiki has a little bit of everything for everyone. Tons of shopping, dining, and activities are within walking distance right on Kalakaua Ave.    The iconic Moana Surfrider hotel. Across Moana Surfrider is the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani. If […]

Visiting Waikiki | Honolulu, Oahu, HI



Ono means “delicious”. And in the case of Ono Hawaiian Foods restaurant in Oahu, Hawaii, they have rightfully earned their name. This cozy eatery is popular with locals and known for its fresh, traditional Hawaiian foods. Left to right, top to bottom: Onions, white rice, chicken long rice, chili paste […]

Ono Hawaiian Foods Review | Oahu, HI