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  • Jule Hus

    Jule Hus: It’s always Christmas here

    Christmas isn’t until another six months but there’s a place in Solvang in California where it is Christmas all year round. Be it February or August, there’ll be Christmas trees and ornaments and Santas and elves and all types of decor at Jule Hus. Jule  Hus Jule Hus is...
  • Pier 39 | When the lights come on

    Pier 39 is a touristy and full-of-life area in San Francisco, California. This is a great place to go for an evening stroll, buy San Francisco-souvenirs and chocolates, go window shopping, eat some shrimp, Fish n’ Chips or Clam Chowder and watch the seals or the boats come in...
  • Black Friday – America’s biggest shopping day*

    The third Thursday of November might be a holiday for a good part of the US but the day that follows is a big event for an even larger part of its people. It’s the day that kick starts the shopping season and  it’s the day that America shops...
  • Happy, friendly and touristy Kailua-Kona

    Is that Mr. Prsident with a Ukulele? I was disappointed by the fact that we had missed the opportunity to see Hulihe’e Palace. I had the palace as point no. 1 on the itinerary that I had drawn up but our plans went awry when we took time to...
  • A Chinatown Made in San Francisco

    Crowded sidewalks. Big and small buildings supporting sloping decorative roofs with upturned corners. Storefronts overflowing with all kinds of merchandise. Streets lined with red and green lamp posts with figures of dragons around them. Shops labelled in the artistic oriental script. And Chinese lanterns strung across the streets I had heard of...
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