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5 Favorite Tropical Places to Beat the Summer Heat premium
Until the past two weeks, I didn’t understand how truly unbearable Paris is in the summer heat. With unseasonably warm temperatures terrorizing the city, the massive amount of stone and concrete turned Paris into an oven. As a Texas girl, I’m accustomed to crazy heat and humidity, but there is a huge difference between living […]
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December 16, 2013
Hawaiian Hotel Sampler: O’ahu Edition premium
On Hawaii’s most populated island of O’ahu, there’s a large selection of hotels and resorts that appeal to a wide range of tastes. Not only a leisure destination, the island also is home to the capital city of Honolulu and Pearl Harbor. During my week on the island, I experienced three distinctly different hotels, all […]
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November 13, 2013
Visiting Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial on O’ahu premium
The Sunday morning of December 7, 1941 started like every other day on the Hawaiian island of O’ahu. That quickly changed shortly before 8:00 am. Without warning, Japanese forces launched an air attack on the U.S. military base of Pearl Harbor located on Ford Island.
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September 10, 2013
Ambassador of Chili: Chef Dean Fearing brings Texas Red to Hawaii premium
If you’ve met chef Dean Fearing then you’d certainly remember. A Southerner by birth and a Dallasite by choice, Fearing has shaped the landscape of Southern cuisine as it’s known today. For over twenty years he was at the helm of the Dallas dining institution, Mansion on Turtle Creek, before leaving in 2007 to start […]
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September 7, 2013
Hiking O’ahu’s Diamond Head Crater premium
The word ‘hiking’ isn’t one that is often seen on this site, but when in Honolulu, it’s something that just must be done.
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