June 2016

Oahu, Hawaii.

For this week’s post I thought I would do a throwback to when I went on holiday to Hawaii last year. Now this was my first big overseas trip so I just want to talk briefly about my experience.

We stayed in the Hilton Resort which was moments from the beach.  Our hotel room had a beautiful view of the big mountain and in spots around the hotel you could see the sea view side which was so amazing and blue.

The shopping I absolutely loved as I could finally go to all the shops I have only ever looked at online like Victoria Secret, Urban Outfitters, Forever 21, and H&M. Whilst shopping I saw a door that said “Janitor” on it and I had to get a photo with it because I thought it was the coolest thing haha! Considering we don’t use that word at all in New Zealand.

The main beach was really beautiful and the water was so warm. There were surfboards out sitting on the beach and palm trees everywhere. I was really surprised at how busy Hawaii actually was though. You had to go really early or quite late in the day if you wanted to actually get a seat at the beach.

We went on a few tours and one of the tours took us to the north shore where the beaches were much more beautiful. It was white sand everywhere and I spent most of my time snorkelling and chasing colourful geckos.

Another tour we went on was to a Luau which had beautiful music, amazing company and we saw the coolest sunset. It was great to be among a similar island culture to the native New Zealanders (Maori’s).

Hawaii itself was such an amazing trip but if you want to have a relaxing, peaceful holiday I defiantly don’t recommend the main island Oahu. It is very tourist like and the only bit of land that seems untouched can only be accessed by doing tours.  But for those wanting to go to a beautiful island and do some shopping it is the perfect island to go to in Hawaii.

I did go to Pearl Harbour but I thought I would save that for another post.

Hope you’ve all had a good week. Where is one place you can’t wait to visit??


25 Get To Know Me Questions

Hi Everyone! I know it’s been awhile since my last post but I have just been finishing my final week at university before my holidays so have been busy working on projects! But as I am coming up to my holidays I will be posting a lot more.

For today’s post I thought since I am still very fresh to this blogging world I would do a 25 question tag just so you can all get to know me a bit better. These are very generic questions but perfect for getting to know me (:

Let’s get started!

  1. What is your middle name? Jayne
  2. What is your favourite colour? Purple (even though I never wear it)
  3. Who was your first best friend? A girl I am still very good friend’s with called Phoebe
  4. How tall are you? 5/6 maybe
  5. Cats or Dogs? Definitely a dog person!
  6. Funniest moment throughout School? When I got my leg stuck under a viewing glass platform and someone had to remove the glass to get my leg out!
  7. How many countries have you visited? 2, Australia and US (hawaii)
  8. Are you in/gone to college? I am in college right now studying Spatial Design!
  9. What was your favourite/worst subject in High School? Favourite was Design, Least was Maths
  10. What is your favourite drink? Ginger Beer ((:
  11. What is your favourite animal? PENGUIN OMG
  12. What is your favourite perfume? I actually very rarely wear perfume so I have no idea!
  13. Tea or Coffee? Coffee
  14. What would you (or have you) name your children? I only have 2 names so far: Amber and Malia
  15. What Sports do you play/Have you played? i swear I have played every sport you can think of  (could never stick to just one)
  16. What is your favourite book? I love the Alex Rider series and Series of Unfortunate Events as a kid (:
  17. Who are some of your favourite YouTubers? Fun For Louis, NigaHiga and Joe Sugg
  18. What is your favourite movie? I have so many, Apollo 13, Pineapple Express and of course the Harry Potter series
  19. Are you Single or Taken? Recently single
  20. What’s your idea of an ideal first date? Oh god I have no idea, Dinner and a movie for me I think. 
  21. How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had? Only 2
  22. Favourite memory from childhood? Building blanket forts with my dad and sister(:
  23. Do you speak any different languages and how well? I tried learning french in high school but completely failed so only English!
  24. Do you have any siblings? 1 Sister
  25. How would you describe your fashion sense? I am still trying to figure this one out tbh, I am quite casual though
  26. What is your favourite restaurant? Wagamamas is pretty amazing
  27. What are some of your favourite tv shows? Game of Thrones, Mr Robot, Teen Wolf and of course Prison Break. I absolutely love these shows.
  28. PC or mac? I have a PC but prefer Mac
  29. What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?) IPhone 5S Silver (:
  30. Tell us one of your bad habits! Eating my nails when I am stressed! Currently have no nails!

Thats it for todays post. I hope you didn’t mind me answering some questions about myself. I would love it if you comment below some ideas of posts you would like me to do. If you see anything from this questionnaire you want me to talk more about just comment below as well and I will be sure to do them!

Thank you for reading and have a good week!(:

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