Flying into Kauai
Hawaii, Kauai, Travel

Heading Back to Paradise: Our Christmas Trip to Kauai

Throughout the years we've traveled to some pretty amazing destinations around the World, but there's one destination that keeps drawing us back in for more: the Hawaiian Islands. Cue the ukulele music and ocean breezes... Over the last 11 years we've traveled to these incredible islands over ten times to celebrate college graduations, anniversaries, Christmas,… Continue reading Heading Back to Paradise: Our Christmas Trip to Kauai

Napali Coast, Kauai
Hawaii, Kauai, Travel

The Crown Jewel of Kauai

No matter where we travel, I always find something that I love about each specific destination. Which, in turn, leads to many "favorites" -- favorite beach in Maui (although, for the record, there are two favorites), favorite beach in Kauai, favorite island in Thailand (although I have a lot more exploring to do), favorite fjord in Norway,… Continue reading The Crown Jewel of Kauai

Hawaii, Kauai, Travel

A Hawaiian Legend

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

Hawaii, Kauai, Travel

A Romantic Sail Along the NaPali Coast

Since we've been married, my husband and I have made a point to celebrate our anniversaries by traveling around the world. Our first anniversary was spent on the amazing beaches of St. John, and for our second anniversary we cruised through the breathtaking country of Norway. Not only did we spend our third anniversary on Kauai, but… Continue reading A Romantic Sail Along the NaPali Coast

Hawaii, Kauai, Risky Business, Travel

Fear is Temporary, Regret lasts Forever

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to skydive. It was one of the first items added to my bucket list when I finally sat down to create a bucket list. When I discussed the idea with my close friends and family they all thought I was crazy. "Why would you jump… Continue reading Fear is Temporary, Regret lasts Forever