Skip to main content

1st Day to Kauai...Drama!!

First of all, gotta share this info. with all of you. For domestic flight in USA, the airport requires you to arrive in the airport 45 mins. prior to the flight's take-off! Being late already as we also thought we need kids' passport flying to Hawaii and turned back home to get it....and then was informed by a friend that they did the same thing of turning back home for kids' passport when they flew to Hawaii in Feb. However, their agent told them that the kids passports is a total unnecessary as long as adults have their IDs!  BOO~~~


We are so late that it is impossible to catch the flight but I still tried my best to run as fast as possible in my Chanel Maxi dress :P ....of course, they'd already closed the gate while me and 3 kids got there. Yes, as you guessed, we missed our flight!!!! Another BOO~ Hubby was blocked as the airport officer requests us/him checking in our "too big" luggage but luckily, he met a very nice United Air ground staff who did everything in her power to get us on next flight. Even though we have to en-route from LA to Kauai, Hawaii, we are so appreciated that UA staff's kind gesture as not only 5 of us get on the same flight, she also seat us in "Economic Plus" area without giving us $50 each fine for changing the tickets.  


I never know UA has "Economic Plus" section where the seats are much wider and bigger compares to normal Economic seats.  But now I know!! ^^


It is dinner time when we arrived Lihue by 5 PM. We found a nice, family oriented noodle house on the way to our hotel, The Westin Princeville resort! Everything we ordered is delicious and they pair every dish with lots of vegetables just what we need when traveling. ^^


Photobucket
(RIght above; glass noodles which I never saw/tasted before!) 

Photobucket
One Bedroom Suite 


Photobucket
Good amenity: you can have BBQ right by the pool and they have fully equipped grill right by the pools...tons of pools and grills. 
And if you want something nice/simple/quick or forgot to pack something, they have almost everything included from detergent, coffee, breakfast, lunch to dinner, ... 


Because 3 hours time difference, kids woke up at 5 AM local time,....by 7 AM, we already start our day in Kauai. 
Photobucket


Photobucket
"Vitamin A" Swimming suit (love the vibrant color and little ruffles)


Photobucket


Photobucket
kids' pool


Photobucket
I realized I am so "pale"...maybe I should start tanning myself... haha.... 

Irene's family finally here as I am editing my blog and we are heading off to St. Regis beach in the afternoon. 

Have fun with me as we travel!
xoxo Rachel 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Still proper, Fendi leather skirt!

I worn my Fendi skirt to the city for dinner last night. San Francisco's weather is perfect for wearing leather anything.... It is almost windy all the time around the bay and I find leather is the best shield for blocking out brutal wind in the city. I even like it better than wearing a trench coat.  

Over the years I acquired enough leather jackets, leather mini skirt and leather pants but I'm lacking long leather skirt in my wardrobe. Not only is the fact that a good looking long leather skirt is hard to come by but also a thought that it might be cumbersome to move around in it. Hum..... but you know what, all these uncertainty is redundant the moment I see Fendi 2015 fall/winter runway leather long skirt with pony hair. Ha~ the right moment comes with the right item, I am grabbing it. If you know which one I am talking about, you know I got myself a double-shield wind-proof skirt. lol.... As you can see I'm very into Fendi especially Monster collection at this moment. …

Kate Spade Store Coupon 20% OFF, DIY of Marni Runway Look!!

I really need to organize my blogs into tags/categories so it will be easier for you girls to navigate on. But right now, thanks to Google for its incredible searching mechanism that I hope you still can find something useful here other than seeing me fancy and vain in the pic. haha....!!!! lol.

This season, there is one more thing in my never-ending clothing wish list: A Cape!!!

I never really want ONE since it never occurs to me that it is a stylish staple in one's wardrobe. :P However, I know I am always enamored by its sophisticated look!! :) Maybe one day I will indulge myself w/ a classic piece like those on the mag.


Aren't those 3 capes classic n' gorgeous!!!!

I want to share a store coupon w/ you girls. This deal is better than its offered 15% off for joining in their email list. You just have to go to "store location" page and print out the coupon and use it in different stores if you have more than ONE item that you like!!! (Please don't tell SAs that …

How Life is ... How You Respond to it?

After almost a year and a half hiatus, I am back writing my blogs again. There are a lot of memorable activities that happened and I recently moved to another house, which I can say without a doubt, is my dream house. It has a nice swimming pool, great landscapes, and a media room in the basement. I always feel unsettled at first when I move into a new place but once I have a vision of how I can make it my home, I'd start the remodel right away. You do everything you can to make yourself "comfortable" in every circumstance, right? 
     I am here at Reno now. Not for skiing, not for gambling, but for my girl's volleyball tournament. A lot of you didn't know I have a daughter who's going to be 13 this year and I am so proud of her unique talents. What do we call them?  iGeneration. The most precious years of their life: teenage years. They are mostly on their own, developing their personality, their existence, and identifying their self-worth. All we paren…