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[Hana, HI, Nov 22, 2022] The Hana Highway (colloquially referred to as The Road to Hana) is a 64 mile-long road connecting Kahului in central Maui to the town of Hana in east Maui. The term “highway” is probably the opposite of what this road actually is. It’s a twisty, windy, narrow thing with 59 bridges, 46 of which are only one lane wide, and approximately 620 curves. Modern road construction to… Read More

You know you’re looking at a picture of Athens when the Acropolis is in view. Many people associate Athens with the Acropolis but don’t know what else there is to do in this sprawling city. Here are 3 things not to miss on your visit. 1 – The changing of the guard at the Hellenic Parliament If you read my 3 tips for visiting Athens, you already know that I recommend staying… Read More

[Kalabaka, Greece, Sept 19, 2017] Meteora means “suspended in the air” in Greek. This name quite aptly describes the collection of monasteries precariously built on the rocks just North of the town of Kalabaka, in the Thessaly valley in Northern Greece. Meteora was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988. The rocks upon which the  monasteries were built are a result of sandstone and conglomerate deposits being pushed up into a… Read More