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Is it Worth It To Go Watch the Sunrise at Haleakala on Maui?

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First glimpse of the sun at Haleakala

If you’re visiting Maui for the first or 15th time and looking for things to do, someone is going to suggest going to see the sun rise at Haleakala. The concierge at the Andaz Maui suggested I leave at 2:30 am and “bundle up” because temperatures (and wind) up at the 10.000 foot crater summit can be very chilly before dawn.

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Sunset Time Lapse Video at the Andaz Maui Resort at Wailea

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Sunset view from the Andaz Maui at Wailea

I’ve been spending the past few days at the lovely Andaz Maui at Wailea. It’s been several years since I’ve visited this island, and I’ve been getting into the Aloha Spirit. The sunsets here are quite beautiful so I made this time lapse video to share a little virtual sunshine with my blog readers.

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Where to Eat in Rome: Il Giardino dell’Eden

Light, crispy and delicious Frutti di Mare at Il Giardino dell’Eden

On my last visit to Rome, I stayed at the Hotel Eden, which is one of my all time favorite properties in Italy’s Eternal City. I arrived prior to check in time and my room was not yet ready, so I headed up the the Eden’s rooftop bar and restaurant, Il Giardino dell’Eden for lunch.

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Cinespia Presents Purple Rain (30th Anniversary Screening) at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Dearly beloved we have gathered here to get through this thing called life…

Prince’s iconic 80s flick turns 30 year this year. To celebrate, Cinespia is holding an outdoor screening of the film at LA’s coolest cemetery, Hollywood Forever, on Saturday, September 6th. DJ Questlove will be spinning before and after the film. Tickets are $14 for general admission and available here.

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Griffith Park Now Offers Shuttle Service to Hollywood Sign Viewpoint

The Hollywood Sign

The Hollywood Sign is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Los Angeles. Now the Department of Recreation and Parks have made it a little bit easier to get a clear shot of the Hollywood Sign by offering a shuttle service on weekends (and selected holidays) from Griffith Park to a viewpoint of the Hollywood Sign and then on to the Observatory.

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Photo & Video Essay: A Visit to the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, WA

Minty fresh yak breath!

I recently found myself on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula with a few hours to kill. While driving around I saw signs for the Olympic Game Farm. My first thought was “that sounds like a great location to film a low budget horror movie.” But curiosity got the best of me and the next thing I knew I was taking the driving tour and hand feeding yaks whole wheat bread.

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