I recently went on a two week roadtrip across the American southwest and realised there are a few items that I used religiously and probably couldn't live without. Thanks to Escape Campervans, the basics were covered - the vehicle manual, a road atlas and insurance - covered. But, there are a few other things that … Continue reading USA Roadtrip Essentials
We started our drive from Paia along the Hana Highway early in the morning so that we could start at the 'end' of the Road to Hana and work our way backwards. This meant that one of our first stops of the day was about three hours along the highway, at Wai'anapanapa State Park. We had … Continue reading Wai’anapanapa State Park
After our time in Kaanapali, we wanted to spend time somewhere a bit more low-key and realistic. Paia is a small town with big vibes. Surfing and sustainability seems to be the focus of this community. We stayed at the only place we could afford which happened to be an awesome little lodge - Nalu Kai Lodge. … Continue reading Paia & Ho’okipa – Surfing and Sustainability
While staying in Ka'anapali we spent a bit of time exploring the local towns of Lahaina (about 10 minutes south) and Olowalu (another 10 minutes south). Lahaina is a little fishing village and has a lovely local vibe in comparison to Ka'anapali. There were still a ton of tourists around when we were there but no … Continue reading Lahaina & Olowalu
The reason John and I travelled to Maui was because I won a competition hosted by Canon Australia. It was a videography competition, and along with some awesome camera and videography gear, the trip to Maui was part of the prize. They paid for our return flights and five nights accomodation at a resort in Ka'anapali, … Continue reading Ka’anapali
We spent an afternoon exploring the north-west coast of Maui. Honolua Bay is a beautiful bay renowned for its surf and crystal clear water. We parked up at the lookout to watch the surf while we ate the epic acai bowl we picked up from a roadside stall.