Hawaii food recommendations, how to commute on Oahu, what to do on Oahu, best Hawaii beaches, what insects can you meet in Hawaii.sightseeing tips, is it possible to do Hawaii on a budget, how to find a cheap flight to Hawaii.
What should you eat in Hawaii:
Breakfast: Acai Bowl
Lunch: Udon at Marukame
Treat: Macha or mochi ice cream
How to commute on Oahu:
1-day bus ticket cost $5.50
What to do in Hawaii:
Best Beaches in Hawaii:
You can find dolphin beach, turtle beach, surfing beach and “Maldives like” beach on Oahu. Read: Top Hawaiii Beaches
Insects in Hawaii:
Mosquitos- none in Waikiki, the only mosquito bites I got was at the Moana falls. It was raining the whole time I was on the trail up. It would be good to use some repellent. I had this stick, but not this day with me. I wasn’t bitten too much so stick would suffice.
I had seen cockroaches 3 times.
What to see in Hawaii:
If I had to pick 1 must see spot on Oahu, I would pick Hoomaluchia Botanical Garden. If I could pick 3 things I would add Kualoa Ranch, where they filmed 50 first dates and Stairway to Heaven.
Hawaii sightseeing tips:
- if you are going by yourself make use of couch-surfing app to meet people to go on trips together and share uber cost.
- Stay in different areas during your stay: Waikiki, Kailua, North Shore. It is all worth 2-3 nights as you have different beaches, hikes and sites nearby
- Rent Biki and drive around Waikiki.
Is it possible to do Hawaii on a budget:
Yes it is, there are couchsurfers who can offer a place to stay. There are cheap accommodations, but make sure you book it at least 2 months in advance, as on the spot you won’t find a couch in the living room for less then $80. I was able to find a 1bd apartment on Airbnb for $45, 4min walk from Waikiki Beach.
How to find cheap flights to Hawaii:
Read this: Travel tricks – how to travel for less
Let me know if you have any other questions regarding Hawaii.
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