Tag: islands

O’ahu "The Gathering Place"

Sunsets Our week in O’ahu was pretty stormy from start to finish, but we managed to chase the better weather around the island and catch a few good sunsets. The best sunsets we saw were from Sunset Beach (North Shore), the beach where they filmed the TV show LOST (follow the direction here), and Waikiki….

¡Cuba! A trip back in time in the Caribbean.

La Habana Vieja (Old Havana) After only a few days in Cuba, I can say it was one of the more interesting places I’ve experienced in my travels. I found it to be a country full of contrasts, most apparent in Havana. Brand new white roman-style architecture adjacent to old colorful and rain-stained buildings. Classic…

Kauaʻi: The Garden Island Why doesn't everyone live here?

I was fortunate to have one of my first team meetups at Automattic in Kauaʻi. This was my first time on the Hawaiian Islands and Kauaʻi did not disappoint. The island is beautiful, with an amazing variety of natural wonders and a rich local history. We even got a chance to hike one of the…

The Greek Isles Cruising and island-hopping around the Mediterranean.

Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean sea. ~Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek Rhodes Santorini Mykonos Navplion Athens