AirBnB vs Hotels: Things to know before booking your first AirBnB

In many cities, AirBnB offers attractive, relatively cheap alternatives to traditional hotels. If you know what to look out for, you can experience incredible stays with them. Read this before you book your first AirBnB. We'll show you exactly how we vet them to avoid bad experiences as much as possible. Part of it is …

Brotherly love

I had to make a decision involving one of the most basic of human needs: use the bathroom now or chance a long ride? We -- my siblings and our respective spouses -- were on the upper northwest side of the island of Oahu, about to make our return to our vacation rental, a fair …

Water Sports

Every morning and even some evenings, unsuspecting travelers are involved in an activity of high risk. It is a game that has reached epidemic proportions. It must be stopped. It is a game I call: "Shower Roulette." Perhaps even you, dear reader, have unwittingly participated in this endeavor. You step into a shower at a …