Sweetheart Rock
Caribbean, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Moorea, Norway, St. John, St. Thomas, Travel

Around the World: Valentine’s Edition

Oh hello there, Valentine's Day. Nice to see you again. It seems as though there are two kinds of people in this world: those that love Valentine's Day and those that think it's a silly materialistic holiday. As for me, you can find me in the former group of folks surrounded by flowers, a glass of… Continue reading Around the World: Valentine’s Edition

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

Hilton Mo'orea

2016: A Year of New Adventures 

One of my friends once jokingly said to me, "You're going to need a few lifetimes to see and experience everything on your Bucket List" -- and I couldn't agree more. I've had this fear that there are too many places to visit and not nearly enough time to explore each destination for a while now; and while… Continue reading 2016: A Year of New Adventures 

Wai'anapanapa Park, Maui
Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, The Roundups, Travel

Maui Wowie! An Island-Hopping Roundup

Throughout our many visits to Hawaii Cody and I have had a lot of time to wander... exploring new sights, new restaurants, new beaches, and new hotels, and we've had even more time to settle into a routine, to re-visit some of our favorite locations, and to stop by our favorite restaurants more than a few… Continue reading Maui Wowie! An Island-Hopping Roundup

Scuba Diving Molokini Crater
Hawaii, Maui, Scuba Diving, Travel

Blowin’ Bubbles: Under the Sea in Maui

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