Today, we’re sharing this guest post contribution from Matt Kepnes, the man behind the popular travel website Nomadic Matt. We used to contribute family travel articles for his website a few years ago – read our post about the common excuses people use to avoid family travel. When we started this travel blog 11 years […]
Rano Raraku on Easter Island Given that it’s the Easter Holiday weekend, we thought it was fitting to make this week’s travel photo about Easter Island. This photo was captured at Rano Raraku, a volcanic crater in the Rapa Nui National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Easter Island is famous for it’s mysterious moai statues, the giant […]
Ahu Akivi on Easter Island They stand tall and proud, seven giant moai statues of equal shape and size. Filled with mystery and astronomical precision, Ahu Akivi is a sacred celestial observatory said to have been built way back in the 1500’s. It’s not the most recognized collection of moai statues on Easter Island, like […]
Wai-O-tapu Geothermal Pools in Rotorua, New Zealand Located 27 kilometres south of Rotorua on the North Island of New Zealand is the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. Rotorua has five main Geothermal Areas, so it’s easy to find a variety of erupting geysers, hot springs, boiling mud pools, hissing craters and neon sulphuric pools. The colourful steamy pool you see in this photo […]
Shotover Jet in Queenstown, New Zealand Loaded with adrenaline pumping activities, Queenstown is widely known as the adventure capital of New Zealand. From skydiving to bungy jumping to heli-tours, visitors to Queenstown have a buffet of outdoor adventures to choose from. One can easily drop $1,000 in a couple days on activities alone! British Columbia […]
Descending into Kalaupapa’s dark past Buzzy Sproat has experienced a lot during his time on the remote island of Molokai. The legendary mule trainer has spent the last 40 years guiding visitors down the world’s tallest sea cliffs to the hauntingly beautiful Kalaupapa peninsula. As we saddled up, Buzzy went through his standard orientation and […]
We captured this soft pastel sunset from the Kaunakakai Harbor pier on Molokai, said to be the longest pier in Hawaii
A highlight from our time on the Hawaiian Island of Molokai was hiking through the Halawa Valley to the Moa’ula waterfall. In this post, we share the video footage we captured on the hike. We hope you like it!