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Photo Fridays – Non Coffee Treats on the Kona Coffee Trail

October 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Photo Fridays – Non Coffee Treats on the Kona Coffee Trail · Destinations, Photos






While most of our stops along the Kona Coffee Trail involved coffee, we sneaked in some sweet treats. Bring your wet wipes.






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Taking Travel Home: KAPA radio, home of Hawaii’s music

October 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Taking Travel Home: KAPA radio, home of Hawaii’s music · Taking Travel Home











In chilly New England, I listen to KAPA’s radio stream on the web at kaparadio.com. I tune in and am transported back to the big island. Ono.











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The Kona Coffee Trail

October 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Kona Coffee Trail · Destinations











Feeling worn down? Groggy? Tired? Take a trip on the Kona Coffee Trail in the fall edition of HipCompass Escapes.











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Went to Costco for vino, came back with a vacation.

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Went to Costco for vino, came back with a vacation. · Experience, Tips & Tricks











While picking up basics at Costco – bread, bananas, blueberries and wine – I noticed the sign for Costco Travel and checked if they could save me money on our last minute vacation.











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2009 Travel Wishes

January 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on 2009 Travel Wishes · Destinations, Experience











While many use the new year to make resolutions, I make my travel wish list. The first weeks of the year, I look at last year’s spending and put together the new year’s budget. With finite funds, it is a lot easier to give up a new pair of shoes, cut subscriptions, or eat more pasta, when I can see where those savings will take me.











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