Island Vibes Tour
Caribbean, Christmas, Travel

A Holly Jolly Christmas Adventure!

You guys, how is Christmas just days away?!? There are so many things that I love about this time of year -- the fun Christmas parties, the ugly Christmas sweaters, the secret Santas, the delicious food, the classic Christmas movies ("Buddy the Elf, what's your favorite color?", "You'll shoot your eye out kid", "Why is… Continue reading A Holly Jolly Christmas Adventure!

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!

Honolau Teal DaKine backpack
Hawaii, Travel

Success! (and a Little Surprise!)

Do you remember a few weeks ago when I shared my packing essentials for our Maui Christmas trip? I shared a secret that I was an over-packer and devoted my love for options within my vacation wardrobe. Many of you understood my over-packing ways, and I had others tell me that while they love options, they… Continue reading Success! (and a Little Surprise!)