Over the last few years our adventures around the world have led to many cherished memories, countless hilarious moments, silly inside jokes, and a few magical experiences where it felt like the whole world stopped in time. From skydiving, to scuba diving, to whale watching, and beyond, there have been quite a few moments that were so powerful… Continue reading Chasin’ Lavafalls with Hawaiian Lava Boat Tours
While researching the Big Island, also known as the Island of Hawaii, the one description that I read over and over again was that the island was BIG. In fact, all of the other Hawaiian islands could fit within the boundaries of the Big Island--with room to spare. It is large enough that it encompasses 11 out of the… Continue reading A Big Island Surprise
Yes, you read that title right. Along highway 137, just south of Volcanoes National Park, is a little gem known as Ahalanui Park. Driving along the quiet, curvy, road you may get lost in the lush, tropical beauty of the area, but if you're not careful you'll drive right by the fenced parking lot for this hidden… Continue reading Ahalanui: A Volcano Heated Hot Tub?
It was after sunset when we pulled into the Jaggar Museum parking lot for the second time. My husband and I were on a mission to see the glow of the Halema'uma'u Crater after a friend suggested that we "had to stay and see the glow of the volcano." We didn't really know what to expect… Continue reading The Big Island Glow
As a frequent visitor to Yellowstone National Park, I am incredibly fond of our National Park System. For most of my life I have lived within a few hours of Yellowstone, so road trips and weekend getaways to the Park were easy to pull together. Sadly, throughout all of my visits I never really stopped to think about… Continue reading Hawaii Volcanoes National Park