Category Archives: journey

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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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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Maui, in the wider scheme of things, getting a perspective

You don’t know what you miss until you leave home. It’s nice to get a perspective on Maui when you’re in Boston and Los Angeles. 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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Another perfect day in paradise

The joys of living on Maui must not be taken for granted Continue reading

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Three years on: how to get on and stay on

Maui Tips for Newcomers author reflects upon her three-year journey to become a local resident on Maui. Continue reading

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Paradoxes of paradise

When I first started this blog, I simply wanted to record the discoveries I made and share the bits of useful information I learned from others. I was curious if it was possible to fly here on a one-way ticket, … Continue reading

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