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KAYAKING TO CHINAMANS HAT ISLAND ON OAHU, HAWAII

Chinaman’s Hat Island, or Mokoli’i, is a small islet in Kaneohe Bay on the on the east side of Oahu that offers views of cerulean waters and looming cliffs. Chinaman’s Hat Island is easily spotted from the scenic route to and from the North Shore along Kamehameha Highway. This small island landmark got its name …

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SNORKELING AT ELECTRIC BEACH ON OAHU (KAHE POINT BEACH PARK)

Electric Beach or “Electrics” is a 40 minute drive from Waikiki. The official name of this location is Kahe Point Beach Park but locals know this spot by its nickname first. It is called Electric Beach because there is a power plant beside this narrow enclave. The warm water from the power plant attracts an …

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CHINA WALLS OAHU, HAWAII: HUGE SURF AND CLIFF JUMPING

China Walls on Oahu, Hawaii is one of the most epic and dangerous surf spots in Hawaii as surfers glide past huge rock walls during each ride. China Walls on Oahu, Hawaii A beautiful, wavy rock formation is a ledge of activity on the edge of the ocean in Portlock, Oahu. During the summer months, the …

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MY KOOLAU SUMMIT TRAIL ATTEMPT ON OAHU, HAWAII

We were lost, cold and in the middle of a raging storm, at complete mercy to mother nature and our only choice was to keep walking. This is the short story about my Koolau Summit Trail attempt on Oahu, Hawaii.   WHAT DID WE GET OURSELVES INTO Attempting the Koolau Summit Trail (KST) on Oahu, Hawaii is …

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JACKASS GINGER POOL & THE JUDD MEMORIAL TRAIL ON OAHU

Jackass Ginger Pool & the Judd Memorial Trail have natural water slides, rope swings, a bamboo forest and a woodland wonderland. It’s one of my favorite off the beaten path adventures on Oahu. Oahu is covered with incredibly dangerous hikes, narrow ridge trails and hidden entrances. These can get overwhelming if you just want to …

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GILI MENO ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE: TOP THINGS TO DO

Gili Meno is a tiny island near Lombok, Indonesia and is one of the three Gili Islands. Each of the Gili Islands has a distinctly different vibe despite their close proximity but they are all hotspots for snorkeling and diving. In this blog post, I will share with you all of my tips for exploring the island …

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SECRET SIARGAO SUNSET SPOT: MANGROVE WHARF NEAR DEL CARMEN

When you are in Siargao you will quickly realize this isn’t an ideal island for watching the sunset. General Luna, the main tourist area, faces in a south-east direction. The sunset at Cloud 9 surf break is still nice but it is facing the wrong way. We pulled up google maps and tried to find …

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