Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations! This was certainly the case going through all of the travel restrictions in 2020 and waiting for that next travel adventure. Thankfully, it was Hawaii, one of the most beautiful destinations in the world 🌎. While riding as a passenger, I captured this incredible stroll along the coastline in downtown Kona, Hawaii: youtube.com/shorts/86mIOxgIlWE
If only I can see views like these every day 😂! These are views that you cannot wait to see when you get there and views you cannot wait to share once you have left. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the reason why you travel 😃. There are so many places to see and just so little time to see them.
This particular stroll was part of a sight seeing tour that I booked while vacationing there in Kona. This tour took you through downtown Kona, to a coffee farm (Kona has the best coffee), to a hometown bakery, a black sand beach (I have videos on my blog) and lastly the tour took us to the only active volcano on the Hawaiian Islands, Mount Kilauea.
If all that was not enough, the tour provided lunch and dinner. Pretty impressive huh 🤔? I thought so and would happily do this tour again to soak in more of the spectacular views. I highly recommend doing this tour to see all there is to Kona.
The island is truly remarkable and it has made me even more of a fan of Hawaii. Truly in a class by itself for vacations!
Final countdown to the end of the year. We are literally hours away from the start of a brand new year, 2022. No matter what we were expecting in 2021, the year in so many ways, exceeded some and fell woefully short of expectations. Here is some travel highlights from the past year: youtube.com/shorts/ycMXtiBRVw0
Hawaii was incredible and as you can tell from earlier posts, it was the best travel location by far. The gorgeous views cannot be replicated, it lays claim to its own picture perfect view of paradise. Hopefully some, if not all of you, had an opportunity to travel somewhere during the course of 2021. If not, hopefully 2022 will be a better year for travel.
Beaches are some of my favorite places to visit. All of the beaches in this video, were taken in Hawaii. I never seen a beach that I have not liked but these beaches are next level. I plan to visit another Hawaiian island on next year to experience even more of the LiveAloha experience.
Hopefully you enjoy the video above and that you will visit this blog early and often in the new year for other travel adventures! 😆
Take a look at this beautiful drive, I know you will be just as amazed as I was on the tour: youtube.com/shorts/vDdp1pckEfU
The ocean is the perfect shade of blue. Makes you want to just jump in for a swim 😂. This is the type of beauty that you can expect upon visiting the Big Island of Hawaii! I am sure that you have heard great things and have seen beautiful pictures and videos. Nothing can prepare you for visiting and seeing the beauty first hand.
Before going on this trip, I was warned from a colleague that it is nothing to be compared with my previous trips. To tell the truth, I dismissed this instantly. I told her that I had been to Cabo San Lucas, Montego Bay, Nassau etc. She told me that there is absolutely no comparison 😂.
I went for myself to see and as she suspected, I was completely blown away. I had never previously visited a place that had both beaches, mountains and a live volcano 🌋. I saw all of these with my own eyes and I was astounded 😳.
I hope that you enjoy the video above and that you will make your plans to visit the Big Island of Hawaii in the near future.
How I love chasing waterfalls! I am on a personal mission to see as many as I possibly can. Here is one that I saw recently that I wanted to share with you: youtube.com/shorts/OQCe3I9QvOk
Such a beautiful scene😻. Hard to believe that I got this close to one. In Akaka State Park in Hawaii, there are two: Akaka Falls (this one) and Kalua Falls. They are so incredible to see in person. You will be completely blown away by the beauty!
Before going to this park, I had never seen a waterfall before other than in videos posted online. I was determined that this would be the trip that I would have this experience. I looked up the directions from my hotel room and made the trek to boldly go where I had never gone before 😂.
What I did not realize at the time is how mountainous the Big Island of Hawaii is. As I got to higher elevations, my ears were popping and the road seemed more and more winding. When I saw the “Watch out for falling rocks” signs, uh 🙄 I got a little nervous 😬.
Thankfully 😅, I did not encounter any falling rocks 🪨 along the way but I captured some unbelievable views from within the park. It was a dream come true! 😃
Ocean life is definitely the life. If I can be anywhere near the ocean, I am definitely at peace.😀 Here is one of the the best ocean views that I have seen: youtube.com/shorts/RlJINE7uGAY
In this video, I was just observing and enjoying all of the natural beauty before my eyes. Thankfully, I was able to soak in all of the views that I saw here at Kailua Bay. What a beautiful day it was to be outside. Down in this area of Downtown Kona, Hawaii, this bay is on one side of the street and shops and restaurants are in the other side. Can it really get any better than this? 😃
To be able to fully appreciate this area, you must go visit for yourselves. Pictures and videos can only give it so much justice, personal experience is just so much better.
I hope that you all enjoy this video as much as I enjoyed recording it! Have a wonderful day!
Take a look at the beautiful Akaka Falls in Hilo, Hawaii 👉youtube.com/shorts/-HGxvG8xb_s
If you have never seen an up close version of a waterfall, feel free to check this video out! It is such an amazing wonder. I totally enjoyed the experience of visiting Akaka State Park in Hilo, Hawaii. One of the best sights that I have ever witnessed.
Hope that you enjoy the video. Feel free to leave a comment if you do – thank you! 😃
Summer is officially here! As you make your vacation plans, I would like to suggest a beautiful place with wonderful ocean views. Look no further than the Big Island of Hawaii: 👉 youtube.com/shorts/3dig-Rb-qbQ
This is truly paradise on earth and you will have an excellent time visiting this beautiful place. If you have followed stories in my blog, you have seen the beautiful paradise that is Hawaii. Such a beautiful place to see it all: mountains, beaches, waterfalls etc. I have never been to a more beautiful place at all.
Do yourself a favor and experience this beautiful place for yourself! You will be glad that you did😀
Sometimes you just cannot stick to the rivers and lakes that you are used to, so you go chasing waterfalls 😂 Here is my epic adventure of doing just that right here: 👉youtube.com/shorts/spWNXckA7Jk
One of the best experiences of my life was here seeing Akaka Falls for the first time. It is definitely worth the hour and 30 minutes that I spent driving in the mountains of Hilo Hawaii to find the Akaka Falls State Park! 😀
It was a rainy day that day but I am forever grateful that I took the trek there to be able to capture this little piece of heaven on earth. I have wrote in this blog previously and I still maintain, if you have never had the experience of seeing a waterfall, do yourself a favor and find a place to see it. You will be so glad that you did.