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!
Hanging with Crush in the Big ‘Ol Blue
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
An Escape to Thailand
Sawadee Ka (hello) friends! We returned from Thailand last weekend, however I'm still trying to get back into the groove of things--both at the office and at home. Our experiences in Thailand were unlike any other, and I'm grateful that we had the opportunity to explore such an interesting (and beautiful) place in the world. Thailand was full of striking contrasts: at… Continue reading An Escape to Thailand
Located on the eastern side of the Big Island, just southeast of Pahoa town, is a state park known as the Lava Tree State Monument; and after a long day of road-tripping in your rental car this 17-acre park is the perfect opportunity to get out and stretch your legs. The trail is less than a mile long… Continue reading Lava Trees
Giving Back on Kauai
Let's face it: It's hard to leave Paradise. Every time we leave the islands, my husband and I are already planning our next trip back. (To be honest, I don't think he would get me to leave otherwise). This last time however, when we left the islands my heart was a little heavier. While watching… Continue reading Giving Back on Kauai