Category Archives: accommodation

Looking back from the other side of the world

It’s a warm sunny day in Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands, where the Romans stopped in 6 BC convinced that venturing further north would only lead them into swamp lands. Here the hand-laid brick paths pave the … Continue reading

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Update: cost of living on Maui

That the most searched words on this blog are “cost of living” is testimony to the popularity of Civil Beatʻs “Cost of Living” articles and Hawaiian News Now’s “Priced Out of Paradise” videos. I’ve not only read and viewed them all, I’m … Continue reading

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What’s missing in Hawaii and what it can teach us

There are more than 11 things that are weirdly missing in Hawaii, if you are coming from stateside, or the mainland, as we call it. Continue reading

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Cost of living woes

I caught myself confessing to a stranger that I am doing everything I possibly can to live on Maui. All the reasons that attracted me here are the very ones that lure me to stay.

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Phase 2: Staying here

On her 4th visit to Maui, she is trying to stay here. Can she, without a car? Continue reading

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Apartment with a view in Wailuku

Photos of a one-bedroom apartment with a magnificent view in Wailuku. Continue reading

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A room with a view and a sigh

If you don’t own a piece of paradise, you will face this issue when you leave, even for a summer. A room with a view inspires and never tires. Continue reading

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