Category Archives: shopping

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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Final Moving Sale

Sadly I have succumbed to the high cost of living debacle and decided to leave now so that I may return again.

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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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How to reduce cost of living on Maui – energy consumption

One of the ways to reduce the cost of daily living on Maui is to use the right kind of light bulb because we pay the highest electricity tariffs in the nation. Continue reading

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Reality check: living on a remote island

Residents know that living on a remote island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean has its drawbacks. When things break, it takes a long time to get it fixed or replaced. Continue reading

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How to survive on Maui

The secret to surviving on the high cost of living on Maui and few jobs is to live frugally. Here are some tips. Continue reading

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Organic dry cleaning in Kahului

Where to go get your dry cleaning done if you are not staying in a hotel? Continue reading

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