Articles Tagged ‘Hawaii’

No Bananas on Board: 5 Hawaiian Superstitions

No Bananas on Board: 5 Hawaiian Superstitions March 9, 2010 | Culture/History, Hawaii | Read More
All islanders are proud of the multi-cultural society in Hawaii. The blending of many ethnicities in the islands has created a tolerance and respect for each cultures’ uniqueness, and the utmost respect for the Hawaiian host culture and its superstitions. Read on for a few examples of the more...

20 Things NOT to Do in Hawaii

20 Things NOT to Do in Hawaii December 2, 2009 | Hawaii | Read More
Headed to the Hawaiian Islands this holiday season? Be sure not to commit a Hawaiian faux pas! Read on for our Hawaii Local Expert’s take on the 20 things not do in the rainbow state: Refer to the continental USA as “the states” — Hawaii was admitted to the union in 1959 as the...

Photo Friday: Jurassic Falls

Photo Friday: Jurassic Falls October 16, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 10/20: The photo was taken in Kauai and depicts Manawaiopuna Falls, also known as Jurassic Falls thanks to its appearance in the blockbuster movie Jurassic Park. Views of the falls are accessible by helicopter or plane tour. (See more Photo...

NileGuide 5 with Pam Mandel of Nerd’s Eye View

NileGuide 5 with Pam Mandel of Nerd’s Eye View September 29, 2009 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
This week’s NileGuide 5 interview features Pam Mandel of Nerd’s Eye View. Pam started blogging more than ten years ago while living as an expat in a tiny town in Austria. An intro in her own words: I used to send out those annoying emails about my adventures — you know the ones —...

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact April 21, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Hawaii | Read More
Aside from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, Oahu has some amazing and eco-friendly places of interest that visitors should not miss.  From under water adventures to hiking in the Ko’olau mountains, experiencing the greener part of Oahu is not only easy to imagine, but also easy to do. One must-see...

Best of the West

Best of the West March 23, 2009 | Celebrity Travel | Read More
Editors Note: We’re excited to share a guest post from avid traveler and television journalist Doug McConnell of OpenRoad.TV. Doug has spent many years traveling the American West and telling the stories of local experts on video for KRON TV in San Francisco. He is the former host of Bay Area Backroads...

Travel Deals Roundup: Hot Hawaii Hotels & Jet Blue Sample Sale

Travel Deals Roundup: Hot Hawaii Hotels & Jet Blue Sample Sale March 4, 2009 | Travel Deals | Read More
Say aloha to some great hotel deals in the rainbow state: Save 37% at The Lotus at Diamond Head in Honolulu, Oahu. Book by 3/30 and save approximately $81/night on the normally $220/night hotel. Save 35% at the 4.5 star Whaler on Ka’anapali Beach condo resort in Maui. At $189/night enjoy a Studio...