Category Archives: Saving Money

Five Fun-Filled Days In Maui for $1,500

File this post in the “I told you so” category.  🙂  I found an article at Scripps News about a couple that had a great Maui vacation on a $1,500 budget.  So, how did they do it?  The main reason they were able to keep to a limited budget is that they stayed in a condo rather than a hotel ... Read More »

3 Ways to Have a Luxurious Hawaii Vacation on the Cheap

Some people only dream of going to Hawaii because they think it will never fit the budget. Yes, Hawaii can be expensive, but there are some great ways to save money. Your accommodations, meals, and tours are arguably your biggest expenditures in Hawaii. So, I’ll share my best three tips for minimizing those money drainers while living in luxury. 1. ... Read More »

Eat Where the Locals Eat in Hawaii

Whenever I go into a restaurant and I can tell that local folks are there, I know I’ve found a great place. Travelocity has just released their list of “Local Secrets, Big Finds: Hawaii“. Though it is not a big list, it is worth taking note of as you make your list of restaurants to try in Hawaii. On Travelocity’s ... Read More »

Souvenirs from Hawaii

I’ve just finished reading this very humorous look at souvenir shopping for friends and family.  I couldn’t help but laugh out loud at this excerpt:  Whatever made me think my tough-talking Teamster dad would enjoy sipping his Folgers from a commemorative Prince Charles and Lady Di engagement coffee cup? And what possessed me to consider my best friend, Pam, when ... Read More »

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