Archive for the ‘ROAD TRIPS’ Category

What to see on a day-trip to Bratislava

What to see on a day-trip to Bratislava
Text & photos © Estrella Azul DURING SUMMER VACATION my boyfriend and I stayed in Budapest, Hungary, for a week. While looking for cities to visit nearby we realized Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, was only a two-hour drive away. We took the M1 motorway early in the morning and, without any...
April 7th, 2017 | ACTIVITIES, EUROPE, FEATURED ARTICLES, Historic/Museums, ROAD TRIPS, STAFF | Read More

Romanian road trip, just for the fun of it

Romanian road trip, just for the fun of it
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. BACK IN DECEMBER last year, I went on a day trip with the Chef (my boyfriend) and his family. We simply woke up thinking a road trip would be fun, got in the car, and hit the road. We set out to drive through the Apuseni Mountains here...
October 11th, 2012 | ★ Rewind 2, EUROPE, MEMORIES, ROAD TRIPS, STAFF | Read More

Motoring Around Maui Part 3: The Dry Side

Motoring Around Maui Part 3: The Dry Side
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. [smartads] My previous two articles covered the beautiful west coast of Maui, and driving the Hana Highway over to the east coast. Since we wanted to see as much of Maui as we could,  and since our plane didn’t leave until...
March 31st, 2012 | HAWAII, ROAD TRIPS, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Motoring Around Maui Part 2: The Road to Hana

Motoring Around Maui Part 2: The Road to Hana
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. In my first article in this series I told you about our drive around the west coast of Maui—on a road not even marked on some maps—to Kahului, and back around to Kaanapali where we were staying. The next tour we took was...
March 29th, 2012 | HAWAII, ROAD TRIPS, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Motoring Around Maui Part 1: Honoapiilani Highway

Motoring Around Maui Part 1: Honoapiilani Highway
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. Ten days, a rental, and a chance to explore paradise! This is my idea of a great vacation. As soon as we decided to vacation on Maui, I knew I didn’t want to just stay within a resort area and do what everyone else does....
March 27th, 2012 | HAWAII, ROAD TRIPS, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Te Kaha and East Cape Lighthouse, New Zealand

Te Kaha and East Cape Lighthouse, New Zealand
Story by staff writer JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. Leaving Rangitukia, the little green Kiwi Experience bus returned to State Highway 35 for the last leg of our East As adventure around New Zealand’s East Cape. After a short time, we veered off the main road and continued towards...
March 6th, 2012 | NEW ZEALAND, ROAD TRIPS, SERIES, STAFF | Read More

Sunrise at Rangitukia, New Zealand

Sunrise at Rangitukia, New Zealand
Story by staff writer JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. GETTING BACK ONTO the little green bus after our stay at Tatapouri was difficult. We were all reluctant to leave our newfound patch of paradise, but we knew there were more wonders to come. We were traveling with Kiwi Experience, an...
January 10th, 2012 | COTTAGES & CABINS, NEW ZEALAND, ROAD TRIPS, Scenic Wonders, SERIES, STAFF | Read More