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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ESCORTED TOURING: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

ESCORTED TOURING: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

There’s a lot to think about while traveling.

Where you’re staying. How to get around. Where to eat. What to see. Safety. Cultural norms. The list goes on and on.

It’s a lot of responsibility and all of those details send some people running in the opposite direction of their travel dreams.

I like to think everyone has a little bit of wanderlust in them. We all have an innate desire to explore, but there are many reasons why people hold themselves back. Perhaps the greatest of those reasons is fear.

Exploring a new city or country can be intimidating, but there’s a way around that. Nervous would-be travelers - this one’s for you.

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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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24 HOURS IN KIHEI MAUI

24 HOURS IN KIHEI MAUI

Kihei is my favorite town on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The laid back vibe and beautiful beaches won me over the first time I visited. Everytime we go back, it’s our home base for the stay. If you ever get the chance to go, make sure you get at least one day in the Kihei area. And if 24 hours is all you get, here’s how to spend it.

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