PHOTO BLOG: MAUI - MORE THAN BEACHES

PHOTO BLOG: MAUI - MORE THAN BEACHES

Maui isn’t all beaches and coconut trees and swimsuits. If you do it right, you may need to pack a sweater.

If you neglect the misty, cool, lush green slopes of Upcountry, you’ll miss an entirely different world on Maui. And that, my fellow travelers, is a shame.

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A TREE-HUGGER'S GUIDE TO THE PACIFIC

A TREE-HUGGER'S GUIDE TO THE PACIFIC

The Pacific is saturated with eco-friendly options. Traveling lightly throughout the Pacific doesn’t have to mean roughin’ it in Castaway-style accommodations or eating only coconut meat. There’s no need to choose between comfort and sustainability.

When it comes to eco-friendly travel, you can have your cake and eat it too (preferably with a compostable fork, ya know?).

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ROMANCE IN THE PACIFIC

ROMANCE IN THE PACIFIC

Whenever we’ve taken off on a vacation, we’ve gotten the question, “What’s the occasion?”

This has always perplexed me because I don’t need a special occasion to travel. The special occasion is being alive and able to travel with the one I love. But during this week of mushy greeting cards, roses, and chocolate, let me give you some lovey-dovey reasons to travel with your most beloved.

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PHOTO BLOG: A SPONTANEOUS WEEK IN KAUA'I

PHOTO BLOG: A SPONTANEOUS WEEK IN KAUA'I

“Hi mom. I know it’s super early in the morning, but I was just playing around on Google Flights and found a ridiculous deal for Kaua’i. Next month. You have 5 seconds to decide if you’re in or not, because I’m definitely going to buy a ticket.”

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STOP CHECKING THE WEATHER FORECAST

STOP CHECKING THE WEATHER FORECAST

I see you. I know you’re doing it, because I’ve done it too. It’s a month out, then two weeks, then those final days leading up to your coveted vacation - and you can’t stop checking the weather forecast.

Put the phone down and back away slowly. Would it make you feel better if I told you that it is possible to enjoy a vacation even if it rains the entire time?

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I THOUGHT HAWAI’I WASN’T EXOTIC ENOUGH

I THOUGHT HAWAI’I WASN’T EXOTIC ENOUGH

Bet you didn’t expect this kind of blog post from a self-proclaimed Hawai’i-obsessed travel advisor. I am ashamed - but this is the true story of the time I thought Hawai’i seemed too underwhelming as a honeymoon destination.

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