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Things to see and do in Hawaii

Hawaii experiences

Blog posts

An expert's guide to San Francisco

We sent some of our team on a fact-finding holiday to San Fran. Here's a taste of what they experienced.

The Most Instagrammable places in NYC

If you’re looking for some serious Insta-envy from your followers, these Big Apple beauties are sure to get the likes rolling in.

The best places to eat in Arizona

We've put together some food for thought on where to eat in Arizona, from watering holes to desserts in the dunes. Did someone say air conditioning and ice cream?

Have a nice day in San Francisco

A handful of quintessentially San Francisco places and experiences that we’d love to share with you.

LA LA Land

Become an honorary Angelino and explore LA and beyond with these tours and experiences.

Awesome music festivals from around the world

With Glasto round the corner, it’s time to dust off your tent, grab your shades and set off for summer’s hottest festivals.

San Francisco Pride 2017 – Celebration of Diversity

Join San Francisco Pride in promoting a “Celebration of Diversity” in 2017 over the weekend of 24 and 25 June.

Las Vegas Pride 2017 – loud, proud and plenty of crowds

Maybe you’ve done Pride before. But until you’ve done Pride in Las Vegas, you haven’t really done Pride.

Fantastic Places - Inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Get a glimpse of these magical sites around New York City.

Why Washington DC is the perfect holiday destination for families

You may not see Washington, DC as a family-friendly holiday destination at first glance. But look closer and you’ll find this political powerhouse ranks right at the top for the best family-friendly US cities.

Summer of Love - 50th Anniversary

2017 ushers in the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and is the perfect time to visit San Francisco.

History of the USA

From sprawling vineyards and Art Deco buildings to iconic statues, The USA has a fascinating history to explore. Here’s just a few pointers on how to discover America’s intriguing past.

Cultural guide to New York City

New York has long established itself as a retreat for starving artists, a promised land for struggling actors, and a wonder-city for aspiring musicians. The stunning architecture, historical monuments and treasure-trove galleries have inspired creativity for generations, amongst visitors and natives alike.

St Patrick's Day in the U.S. - An Insider's Guide

The U.S. hosts some of the biggest St Patrick’s Day (or St Patty’s Day as the Americans often call it) celebrations in the world. It’s barely a surprise since there are nearly seven times the number of Americans claiming Irish heritage than the population of Ireland itself!

The essential guide to New York City nightlife

Finding the best place for a night out in New York is the ultimate adventure. There’s so much going on that your best partying memories are only just around the corner.

More about Hawaii

Hawaii holds tradition close to its heart.

Instantly recognisable as being undoubtedly Hawaiian, the tradition of the Lei or flower garland stems from traditional ceremonies where dancers and special guests wore ornate garlands of forest flowers to honour the goddess Laka.

For a more chilled out day drive to Nu'uanu Pali lookout with its spectacular views.

This scenic stop is perched along a mountain pass at a height of 1,186 feet above sea level.

On either side of it are peaks reaching elevations above 3,000 feet, making it the perfect place for a photo opportunity.

Lookout point in Hawaii

Surfing was first observed in the mid 18th century by European visitors to the island. Hawaiian-born George Freeth is often credited as the Father of Modern Surf and is known for inventing the modern day long board.

With Leahi (Diamond Head) as your backdrop, the calm waters of Waikiki are perfect for a surfing lesson.

Surfing in Hawaii

Home of one of the world's most active volcanoes (Kilauea) and Kona Coffee.

Experience all but two of the world's climate zones, where you can explore lush tropical rainforests, see live eruptions and molten lava, view snow-capped mountain-tops and walk along black sandy beaches.

Exploring volcanoes in Hawaii

Experience the kayaking adventures on Lanakai and Kailua Beaches, or go snorkelling on the North Shore at Sharks Cove, Waimea Bay, Three Tables and Turtle Beach – all fantastic spots to witness some of Oahu’s greatest marine life.

Snorkelling with turtles

It's easy to see why Hawaii is such a popular wedding and honeymoon destination.


Hawaiian weddings

Make the most of your time in Hawaii by visiting several islands, all with their own unique stunning scenery. Or team your island of choice with a mainland destination such as Los Angeles, San Francisco or Las Vegas

Take a look at our multi-centre holidays


Island hopping in Hawaii