2017: A New Year. New passport stamps. 🙂 I've been meaning to share a few of the destinations on our 2017 globe-trotting horizon and today is (finally) the day! In past years, I've shared our travel plans closer to the beginning of the year, however, considering that only one out of our next four adventures was… Continue reading 2017 Travel Plans: Passport Stamps and Wanderlust
We had been spoiled on our dive day so far -- a whale, two manta rays, a honu, schools of fish, and the good fortune of diving with an endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal -- and as the sun set over the horizon I had a feeling that our Night Dive with the Manta Rays would be even more exciting.… Continue reading A Feeding Frenzy off the Kona Coast
After our first trip to the Big Island back in 2014, Cody and I promised each other that on our next visit we would spend at least a weekend on the Hilo side. The guidebooks aren't kidding when they say that the Big Island is BIG -- believe me, we learned our lesson the hard way on our first visit. If you're… Continue reading A Big Island Gem: The Kapoho Tiki Cottage
Aloha my friends! We just returned home from our visit to Madame Pele's Palace on the Big Island. This trip was full of awesomeness and some of our most memorable moments to date (I cannot wait to share!). From the lush jungles of Pahoa, to the sunny shores of Kona, and all the diverse ecosystems… Continue reading Aloha, Adventurers!
I have dreamed of channeling my inner-mermaid and becoming a scuba diver for most of my life, so when I finally completed my SCUBA certification two years ago I was head over fins excited! I convinced my husband to get certified six months later (to be fair, I think my night dive with the Manta Rays did more to convince him… Continue reading Blowin’ Bubbles: Under the Sea in Maui