Honolulu is home to many fantastic restaurants. The popularity of Hawai’i has attracted travelers from all over to make the state their home and open thriving businesses. The Barefoot Beach Cafe is one of the many restaurants opened by people who made Hawai’i home. This is a great place to stop for breakfast, but get there early because the lines get long quickly. Plan to spend less than $15.
No trip to Honolulu is complete without making the trek to Diamond Head. This walk will take some time to get to the great view but it’s worth the walk. It’s Hawai’i’s most recognized landmark and known for its hiking trail. The view of the coast is magnificent and offers visitors an unparalleled view of the island. The crater was formed 300,000 years ago during an explosive eruption. Once everything settled it looked like a diamond. The fee is $5 per car and $1 per person.
Try O’Kims for lunch. This Asian-fusion restaurant is the perfect place to settle in for an interesting lunch. Try a few different things from the menu and you won’t be sorry. All the food is delicious. Budget around $20 for a lunch with a few different items.
After lunch, visit Iolani Palace. This palace was the home to the royals of Hawai’i and rulers of the Kingdom of Hawai’i. This is a great place to learn about the history of the state and about the royal families. Not many people are aware Hawai’i used to be a kingdom that governed itself and it’s interesting to learn about.
For a moderately priced dinner, eat at Karai Crab. This restaurant offers great Cajun seafood options in a lively atmosphere. Seafood restaurants on islands usually have fresh seafood and you can expect that here. Plan to spend around $30.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.