Archive | August, 2013

Hike Kauai

Kauai Coast, Hawaii

A brief stop on the “Garden Isle,” the oldest and northern most in the Hawaiian chain, had us hankering for a hike. With rainforests, cliffs, canyons, and coast to choose from, we had a hard time narrowing down the list of options. Ultimately, we settled on two moderate jaunts that covered some of Kauai’s most iconic landscape.

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Cliff Diving in Kauai

Cliff Diving Shipwreck Beach, Kauai

Cliff Diving Shipwreck Beach, Kauai

The Rudeness of New Yorkers

New York City

As a long-time New Yorker I’m probably among the least qualified to comment on the state of our State manners. After all, rude people generally don’t think they’re rude. And so it is with me and New Yorkers. I don’t find us particularly discourteous, but Friday’s bitchy rant got me thinking a bit more about the topic.

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The Rudeness of Strangers

I Love NY FU

After spending the last three and a half years traveling around the U.S. we’ve come to at least one definitive conclusion: we New Yorkers get a bum wrap. For a long time, most of our lives actually, we assumed the stereotypes must be true. Everyone agreed, after all. New Yorkers are rude. A poll released this week, and The New York Post’s coverage of said poll, both confirmed it. But now, having meandered from coast to coast, from north to south, we’ve come to a different conclusion.

New Yorkers ain’t got nothing on some y’all.

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Tunnel of Trees, Kauai

Tunnel of Trees Kauai

300 fragrant Eucalyptus trees form a complete canopy over a one mile stretch of Maluhia Road, Kauai

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