Big Island’s South and North Coast

South coast After 4 days of exploring Big Island’s east coast, we were about to head to Kona for the second part of the trip. For our journey to the other side of the island, we picked the south coast highway. During this drive, we experienced two highlights. The first one along the way was ...

Hilo, Puna and Volcano

Volcano National Park On our second day on the island, we headed off quite early to discover volcano national park. We left the house at about half past six and it was raining. After about an hour and no coffee (we couldn‘t find any along the way), we reached Volcano National Park. Luckily we could ...

Waimea Area and East Coast

Best Flight Ever Our trip to Big Island started with an absolutely amazing flight from Maui to Kona, Big Island. And that is coming from a former flight attendant ;-). So, if you are ever flying between Big Island and Maui, we strongly recommend booking with Mokulele. The plane we flew with had space for ...

Wish, plan, get ready – go!

For about 8 months Toby and I have been talking about our long travels that we wanted to start in December 2017. We were watching lots of inspiring YouTube videos, talking about where to go and what to do at different places, then sorting out all our insurance and medical details and finally planning what ...

Maui Favorites of two Months

On October 11, I arrived in Maui and the two months on this beautiful island started. For the first 3 weeks, my friend Ralph joined me and we got to explore the island together. We didn’t book a rental car in advance because we wanted to rent one only for the days we really needed ...