Back to Basics on Indonesia’s Sugi Island

Telunas Beach Resort Review
Jumping out of chronological order to skip ahead and tell you about my February adventures! We’ll be back to Hawaii soon <3 I know that to some people, our entire lives kind of look like one long, never-ending vacation. But in reality, Ian and I get frazzled and overworked and disconnected from what’s important like everyone […]

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Exploring Oahu’s Vibrant + Modern Downtown

Hawaii Theater, Oahu
When you dream of Oahu, whether you’ve been here before or not, you probably close your eyes and picture the waves of North Shore. A lei-covered luau. Maybe a sunset on Waikiki Beach. The pineapple whip at the Dole Plantation. Perhaps the calm beaches of Kailua. One area you might not think to explore? Oahu’s equal […]

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A Long Weekend in Waikiki

Waikiki
Waikiki seems to be one of those places that some travelers love, and some travelers love to hate. I’d been to Waikiki before, and had seen many of it’s major sites — Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor, The Aquarium, a sunset booze cruise and beyond — but I’d never actually stayed there or taken the time to […]

In Love with The Aloha State: My Third Trip to Hawaii

Aloha State
Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. — Paul Theroux As a full-time travel blogger, I’m frequently asked about my favorite destinations around the world. My answers, depending on my current whims and the energy I have to delve into such a query, range from a carefully calibrated, heartfelt list of […]

A Long Los Angeles Layover

Los Angeles
Okay, I finally admit it — I love LA now! After leaving the UK, Ian and I diverged for two and a half weeks so I could fly back to New York to catch up on some work and then jet down to Florida to see my aunts in Tampa and head to Orlando for the […]

Saying Goodbye to the UK in Liverpool

Liverpool
I used to think a two week trip sounded like forever — now I feel like it goes by in a blink! After three nights each in Brighton, London, Bristol and Anglesey, I had just two nights left for my final stop before catching a flight back to New York — Liverpool! The first night was […]

A Weekend in Wales

Wales
I’m going to make a very un-hip travel confession: I was super excited to go visit Wales for the simple reason that it was a new country to add to my list — and before anyone gets worked up, I am aware that Wales is a part of the United Kingdom — however for silly fun […]