From the Girl Scout who Refused to Camp to the Girl who Lived in a Tent: Thoughts on Change

I have not always been the adventurous one. At the age of six, I was better known as the Girl Scout who refused to camp. Latrines? Couldn’t do it. Mosquitoes? I welled up like a balloon. Not being able to … Continue reading From the Girl Scout who Refused to Camp to the Girl who Lived in a Tent: Thoughts on Change

How to Afford Living in the Most Expensive U.S. State and Still Have Money to Travel

According to USA Today, Hawaii is the #1 most expensive U.S. state to live in. Based on this article, to live comfortably here you would need a salary over $122,000. Further, the relative value of $100 as compared by state … Continue reading How to Afford Living in the Most Expensive U.S. State and Still Have Money to Travel

Furnishing Our New Hawaiian-Surf-Shack-Studio on the Cheap ($0!)

Typically, the words “Hawaii” and “cheap” are not often found being used together. Often, when we decide to move to new cities or towns or even countries, it is not without hefty expenses. When my former partner and I moved … Continue reading Furnishing Our New Hawaiian-Surf-Shack-Studio on the Cheap ($0!)