Tightarse Tips For Exploring Oahu On A Budget

Tightarse Tips For Exploring Oahu On A Budget

Top of Diamond Head Hike Oahu

Oahu, Hawaii is a popular tourist destination for a reason…

The gorgeous island is home to the largest local population, plus the highest number of visitors per year of any of the Hawaiian islands. It is a place of long white beaches, pristine waters, deep green valleys, very high waterfalls, and white high-rise hotels.

Many tourists visit Oahu for a five-star resort style beach holiday, with rooftop sun baking, designer shopping and swim up bars (that I’ve always been concerned are too far away from the bathrooms). Though the 5-star experience can be expensive, being an adventurous and curious traveller can also hit the hip pocket. Hard.

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9 Foods To Feast On in Hawaii

9 Foods To Feast On in Hawaii

Rainbow Drive-In Honolulu

There are plenty of creature comforts for those that come to simply laze on the white sands of Waikiki, Oahu. Including the food.

It would be easy to visit from mainland America (or Australia) and eat the same food as home. Want to dine at upmarket steak houses, swish burger joints and fancy Japanese restaurants every night? You can, that sounds amazing, delicious… and expensive.

Prefer to explore further than the sanitised tourist strips (and traps)? For those of us who wish to eat local and save money for activities, here are some places to get your munch on.

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