Graphic Designer, Diner and Whiner.
Lanikai Beach, hands down! It's usually quiet, with gentle waves, and the whitest, softest sand around. It's only half an hour away from Honolulu, and the drive on the Pali Hwy is quite scenic. You can even stop... See More
This is not in L.A. proper, but Tortas Mexico in Pasadena is a top runner. My husband introduced it to me, as he worked in Pasadena for 10 years and this was his go-to breakfast burrito. It contains scrambled egg, bacon, hash browns, beans, rice... See More
Disclosure: I lived on the Windward side, so my suggestions lean heavily on that side of the island. :) Kayaking from Lanikai Beach to the Na Mokulua islands is da best. Lanikai Beach is also a great spot for stand-up paddleboarding.... See More
I think a mixture of planning and spontaneity is a good way to go for a romantic weekend. Have a loose plan, but be okay if you don't hit everything on your list. As for specific ideas for things to do: Rent bikes and explore! Try Everybody's Bike Rentals.... See More