Halona Point, Oahu. Photo by Justin De La Ornellas.

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net:

1. Hawaii is one of the most expensive places in the United States, but there are always bargains to be had if you know where to look. This article lists 10 things to do in Oahu for less than $10, and includes everything from dining experiences to transportation and cut-price attractions.

2. Traveling with kids comes with a whole set of its own challenges including just how to keep the children from asking, “are we there yet?” the whole way there. This article lists 8 gadgets to keep kids busy while traveling, which will hopefully do the trick.

3. France is one of those countries that many non-French people dream of moving to one day… but the reality doesn’t always live up to the fantasy. This post about the ups and downs of living in France details one expat’s experience with all the good and the bad the country had to offer.