• Local

    Aloha! -From Hawaii

    Black Sands Beach in Waipio Valley, Hawaii It’s been a minute since I have written about my adventures. Mostly because I have been pitching a few adventures to publications, but coming soon you will hear all about my explorations in Croatia, Portland, The Middle of Nowhere Pennsylvania, a secret restaurant I found in New York, Vancouver and Whistler, and a few more surprises. Anyways, as I am sitting here on the lanai on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii, I am in awe of the turquoise waters and blanket of palms that interrupt my view of the horizon (not mad about it). It’s been a while since I have had…

  • Travel Tips

    Americans Are Lazy

    Don’t get offended. I am including myself in that very bold (and probably controversial) statement. All you Californians are thinking, ‘What?! Lazy? I run 20 miles a day and work out 8 times a week I’m not lazy!” *Insert applause* Congratulations. ** Here is what I am talking about: I have not traveled as much as I would like ( that is changing rapidly), however my most recent Canadian trip taught me that we, Americans, prioritize differently. On my most recent trip, every Canadian I spoke to had traveled to a different continent, most often multiple times and still had plans to visit someplace new.  They made attending “University” a priority, traveling/studying abroad…