As I am wondering why I have not shared more about my favorite place in all of Hawaii, I realize it is because it is so difficult to express just how special the Mokulua Islands are. These islands are the … Continue reading December Days
The other day at work I was ringing up guests visiting from somewhere other than the United States. When I hear a hint of an accent, I love to ask where individuals are originally from. This couple in particular replied, … Continue reading Fun and Free Ways to Become More “Worldly”
Usually, words come easy to me. But in the case of Indonesia, I am struggling to find the right ones to fully encompass all of this country’s beauty and our experience there. So for now, I’ll share our experience of … Continue reading Indonesia in 10 Photos
I am back! Earlier this week Clay and I returned from a most AMAZING trip to Indonesia. We found ourselves in a new place every day, often in a novel situation, and memories of other moments in my travels that … Continue reading Guidelines for Successful Travel (That I Learned the Hard Way)
Today, I depart for Indonesia. These last couple of days have been spent printing itineraries and copies of my passport, making last accommodation bookings, notifying my bank, and more. Some of us are the planning type, while others of us … Continue reading Traveling Internationally? Do This First!
Second chances are the best. For those of you who missed the results of my first collaboration with Taaluma Totes, I am excited to announce that a second Taaluma Tote Hawaii Traveler Edition is HERE! After scouring the fabric markets … Continue reading Taaluma Totes: Hawaii Edition [PART II] is Here!
With last month marking a year anniversary of my blog, I thought of no better way to celebrate than with a giveaway for my readers! One of my recent posts, “Pack Your Bags, and a Book!“, highlights one of my … Continue reading It’s a Giveaway!
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
Every traveler needs a great read. A good book goes a long way on a seven hour flight to Southeast Asia, a long bus ride across South America, or on a train taking you to the next European country. Clay … Continue reading Pack Your Bags, and a Book! 10 Inspiring Books to Bring as You Hit the Road
Waterfalls, volcanoes, ravines, and mountains. These are just a few of the reasons you should add the Columbia River Gorge to your “Must-See” list of travel destinations. The Columbia River Gorge is a little gem in the upper-left corner of … Continue reading Add it to Your List: the Columbia River Gorge