5 Reasons to Visit Kaua’i

5 Reasons to Visit Kaua’i

Like you need a reason to visit the Garden Island, right? It’s so green and full of life (meaning lots of rain, be prepared) and nature that it has to be seen. Hiking, kayaking, boating, snorkeling, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and more can all be done here! If you like nature this is the place […]

20 Photos To Inspire You to Travel in 2018

20 Photos To Inspire You to Travel in 2018

Clear blue ocean waters contrasting against white sand beaches and sunset photos to die for. That must be what a travel blog is full of, right? Well, we shouldn’t disappoint right! During 2017 I mostly stayed on O’ahu and spent a little time in Washington D.C. too. This past year I learned how to ride […]

8 Tips on Moving to O’ahu

8 Tips on Moving to O’ahu

I know this is a travel blog, not a moving blog, but Hawai’i is a common place to move to and O’ahu is probably the most common since Honolulu is the largest city. We’ve all heard the regular advice. It’s expensive, there are lots of bugs (and they’re huge), and tropical downpours do happen. You […]

15 Countries I’m Most Excited To Visit

15 Countries I’m Most Excited To Visit

United States We should all start at home. The Blonde Abroad once admitted that even though she had been all over the world, she had only been to 11 states. I’m sure other world travelers are in the same boat. Before I see other countries I’d like to visit all 50 of my own states […]

5 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Town

5 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Town

So you’re not able to travel yet. That’s okay! You don’t have to travel all the way to Thailand in order to get some of that travel bug system out of you (unless that’s where you are now, of course). Even in the tiniest towns of not even 5,000 people, to the most “boring” countries […]

Top 10 Things You Need to Do in Honolulu

Top 10 Things You Need to Do in Honolulu

Honolulu is the biggest city in Hawai’i and the capital so if you’re headed to the islands then this is the place you want to go. Have no idea what to do while you’re in Honolulu besides surf? Not a problem. There are tons of things to do, and there are things that need to […]

My Travel Fears & How To Conquer Them

My Travel Fears & How To Conquer Them

I’m sure you’ve heard this topic before. Travel fears and how to conquer them are all over the internet, like this post here by Young Adventuress or Silverspoon. They slowly conquered their travel fears, and I’m sure you can too, whatever they may be. This is the number 2 reasons why people don’t travel the […]

100 Reasons To Travel The World

100 Reasons To Travel The World

To Learn Another Language We all know the age old saying, completely immersing yourself into a language is the best way to learn it. It’s how we learned our native language as children. Want to learn Spanish? Go to Spain, or Mexico, or Colombia, or any other Spanish speaking country. Want to learn French? Go […]

The Ultimate Guide To Washington D.C.

The Ultimate Guide To Washington D.C.

On a small spec of land between Maryland and Virginia (with Delaware nearby) is the capital of the United States, Washington D.C. It isn’t a state, want to know why? When the framers of our country back in 1787 decided where the capital would be they didn’t want one state to seem more powerful than […]

5 Things to Do in Washington D.C.

5 Things to Do in Washington D.C.

The capital of the United States of America is a town called Washington in the land that is the District of Columbia. When it was first named the town was held within that boundary but today it spills into Virginia and Maryland quite a bit. The good news is that Washington D.C. is filled with […]

100 Facts About New England

100 Facts About New England

It’s The Northeastern Part of the United States Yes, that is the first fact because you’d be surprised how many people (including many Americans) don’t know that. New England is comprised of 6 states; Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island and these are 100 facts about them. Vermont Used To Be It’s […]

Bishop Museum vs. Iolani Palace

Bishop Museum vs. Iolani Palace

Why not both? You’re probably thinking to yourself. Well, I’ve seen both places inside and out. I can tell you right now, if you’re thinking of spending a short time on Oahu (like two weeks or less) and especially on a budget I suggest you either go to Bishop Museum or Iolani Palace. They’re very […]

30 Cheap Things To Do On O’ahu

30 Cheap Things To Do On O’ahu

The island of O’ahu is probably the most famous of the Hawaiian islands to visit, mostly because of Honolulu and Waikiki beach. It’s nickname is “the gathering place” and isn’t that the truth! People of every ethnicity have come from around the world to live, work, and vacation on O’ahu for generations now. Ever wondered […]

7 Things to Expect at the Polynesian Cultural Center

7 Things to Expect at the Polynesian Cultural Center

The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts 6 island nations of Polynesia (there are actually many, many more than this). The ones featured are Hawai’i, Tahiti, Tonga, New Zealand, Samoa, and Fiji. Did you know Hawai’i has a sizable Mormon population? Back in 1963 a Mormon man named Howard Hunter decided to build the Polynesian Cultural Center […]

12 Things to Know Before Going to Oahu

12 Things to Know Before Going to Oahu

There are so many articles of things to know about moving to Hawai’i, or visiting Honolulu, or seeing Oahu. For me some were true, others weren’t, and many are straight up condescending. I’d like to add a few positive words for you in case those other people stressed you out like they did to me! […]

A Quick Guide to the Hawaiian Language

A Quick Guide to the Hawaiian Language

Unlike other states in the US, Hawai’i has mostly kept it’s indigenous language (especially Niihau). Pidgin is a mixture of languages (Japanese, Korean, Hawaiian, English, etc.) that is also used often besides Hawaiian. Whether you’re planning on moving here, backpacking here, or just spending some vacation here, it is best to learn these phrases before […]