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
When asked, “Which is your favorite Hawaiian island”, one in particular tempts me most in my reply. The truth is that I do not have a favorite island. I love Oahu because it is my home, offers the most beautiful … Continue reading How to Explore Hawaiʻi (the Big Island) in Seven Days
Often, the events that occur while traveling leave us with some great stories to last us. Since graduating from university, my adventures have not always come seamlessly. Maybe if they had transpired flawlessly, each would be less of an adventure. … Continue reading Life on the Edge: Part 1
There are several things to take into consideration when planning your hike along the Kalalau Trail. From obtaining a camping permit to choosing a water filtration system and cooking your meals – planning appropriately will make for a smooth trip. … Continue reading Plan Your Trek to Kalalau
In March of this year, I was presented with an irresistable opportunity – the chance to trek to Everest Base Camp. As I have previously mentioned, the invitation from my girlfriend, Alex, came at the most interesting time, as I was … Continue reading Everest Base Camp & Nepal Relief
Happy Labor Day, everyone! I hope that everyone is enjoying their day surrounded by loved ones and cold ones – on or in the water! We say that pictures are worth a thousand words. If that is true – I … Continue reading Favorite Photographs From My Travels
I suppose this is the place where I share a little bit about myself. My name is Hayley. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, raised in Vienna, Virginia and currently residing in Kailua, Hawaii. As I think back to how I came … Continue reading Hello world!