Did anyone catch that Finding Nemo reference? 🙂 When my family and I started planning our trip to Hawaii, my stepmom said that she wanted to swim with sea turtles -- and I knew just the place to take her. Located on the northern coast of Kauai, one of my favorite beaches is nestled among… Continue reading Hanging with Crush in the Big ‘Ol Blue
Happy 2016!! December 16 marked my fourth anniversary of dipping my toes into the travel blog-o-sphere. These last four years went by in the blink of an eye and I love looking back to see how far we've come; we've experienced more than I could have ever imagined and have met so many incredible people along the… Continue reading Year Four: A Bucket List Recap
I'm interrupting our regularly scheduled Bangkok programming because today is a special day in the surfing world -- it's the Father of Surfing's birthday! Hau'oli la Hanau Duke Kahanamoku!! To celebrate this legend, I thought I'd recap my first surfing experience on our first visit to Kauai back in 2009. At that time, I never would have guessed that… Continue reading A Hawaiian Legend
Happy Turtle Tuesday! On our first visit to Hawaii back in 2009 we encountered our first sea turtle on the popular, sunny, south shore beach of Kauai. Poipu Beach is a frequent hang out for the Hawaiian Honu (sea turtle) as well as many sea-lions; and while I expected to see a sea-lion relaxing on the… Continue reading Turtle Power!
The Kalalau Trail (Kah-lah-low "low rhymes with how" Get it? Kah-lah-low) is the epitome of hiking trails. 11 looooong miles of intense physical and mental challenges mixed with an awe-inspiring coastline, friendly hikers, and the most incredible destination one could strive for: Kalalau Beach. Photo Credit There's only two ways to reach Kalalau Beach my… Continue reading The Daunting Kalalau Trail