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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Vall de Nuria church is home to the icon of the Virgin de Nuria

While history may not specifically record the presence of Saint Giles in the Spanish Pyrenees, Catalans insist he made his way into Vall de Núria, just over the present day border...

Full kitchen was the nicest feature of our Wimdu apartment in Girona, Spain

By the time I finally arrived in Spain from Lanai, Hawaii, I’d flown on five different planes, ridden in a taxi between La Guardia and JFK airports in New York City,...

Azure ocean licks burnt orange Sweetheart Rock

Twenty-four hours after leaving Lana‘i, Hawai’i I am on my fourth of five flights that will carry me to Barcelona, Spain. I wriggle in the confining seat and and resign myself...

Aunty Irene and Aunty Sandra (left to right) display the most important accoutrements of Hawaiian culture

Aunty Irene flashed a wide, genteel smile as I arrived for the Ho’okipa Cultural Program offered by the Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i. Seated on a sofa in the lobby of The...

Four Seasons Resorts Lana'i - The Logge at Ko'ele

When my sister Nancy and I checked into Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i – The Lodge at Ko’ele, the front desk clerk explained how we would prepare for moving to their sister...

Kitten at Lana'i Animal Rescue Center, Hawaii

I love cats. I mean, I really LOVE cats! I’ve had them as pets most of my life. The last one lived to the ripe old age of 17, which is...