Sweetheart Rock
Big Island, Budgeting, Finances, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Oahu, Travel

Hawaii on a Budget

Welcome back to part two in my two-part Aloha-inspired series! My last post detailed how to plan a trip to Hawaii and today I’m going to share my favorite tips on Scoring a Fantastic Deal! A lot of folks assume that Hawaii is insanely expensive, so today let’s discuss how to travel to Hawaii for around $1,300! No, that’s not a… Continue reading Hawaii on a Budget

Flying into Kauai
Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Oahu, Travel

Hawaii 101: Let’s Plan a Trip!

The question most often found in my inbox goes something like: “I’m trying to plan a trip to Hawaii. Will you give me some advice about where to start and also some recommendations about what we should see while we’re there?” I love that my readers, friends, and family turn to me for advice about traveling… Continue reading Hawaii 101: Let’s Plan a Trip!

Hawaii, Kauai, Lake Powell, Las Vegas, Maui, New York, Travel, Utah

Happy Birthday America! My Top Five Favorite U.S. Destinations

While jetsetting around the globe is a foolproof way to any wanderluster’s heart, I feel that it’s also important to explore your own backyard and appreciate your roots. After a long international flight and standing in a long line to get through Customs, I can’t help but feel an overwhelming sense of happiness and gratitude when I hear… Continue reading Happy Birthday America! My Top Five Favorite U.S. Destinations

Favorites, Hawaii, Maui, Travel

A Maui Favorite: Wai’anapanapa

Happy Monday, my friends! While enjoying our blissful weekend in the middle of the jungle, my husband and I stopped by one of my favorite Maui beaches: Wai’anapanapa State Park. It’s not a trip to Maui without visiting this famous black sand beach (we fell in love with it on our first visit and didn’t want to leave on our second visit–looking back… Continue reading A Maui Favorite: Wai’anapanapa

Hawaii, Maui, Risky Business, Travel

The Road to Hana: Red Sand Beach

As I mentioned in my previous post, while I wanted to spend the entire afternoon at Wai’anapanapa State Park, I knew that we had to keep moving in order to accomplish all of the activities we had planned for the day. And the next stop would definitely not disappoint. Kaihalulu (Ki-ha-lu-lu) is located on Maui’s… Continue reading The Road to Hana: Red Sand Beach