Hawaii 101: Let’s Plan a Trip!

The question most often found in my inbox goes something like: “I’m trying to plan a trip to Hawaii. Will you give me some advice about where to start and also some recommendations about what we should see while we’re there?” I love that my readers, friends, and family turn to…

Resolutions & 101 goals in 1001 days {Round 3}

Happy New Years my friends! I have a feeling that 2017 will be the best year yet! It’s that time of year when everyone is looking ahead at the promise of a new year. Gyms are packed, diets have begun, promises have been made to save more and spend less, and personal improvement…

2016: A Year of New Adventures 

One of my friends once jokingly said to me, “You’re going to need a few lifetimes to see and experience everything on your Bucket List” — and I couldn’t agree more. I’ve had this fear that there are too many places to visit and not nearly enough time to explore each destination for…

Christmas Island Style

Mele Kalikimaka! Merry Christmas! God Jul! Happy Christmas my friends! I hope Santa stopped by and spoiled you all! 🙂 Six snowy Christmas’s ago Cody and I decided that instead of exchanging extravagant gifts with one another we would create memories together and explore the World. We didn’t realize it at the time,…

Lake Powell: An Adventure to Rainbow Bridge

Lake Powell is not only my all-time favorite boating destination, but it’s also home to the world’s largest known natural bridge: Rainbow Bridge. This rainbow turned to stone dominates the landscape within Bridge Canyon as it stands at 290 feet above the canyon floor — which is almost as tall as…

Adventure Along the Colorado River: Lake Powell

One of the Southwest’s best hidden gems is found along a quiet stretch of highway near the Utah-Arizona border. A water-wonderland surrounded by out-of-this-world scenery is not only a boater’s oasis with over 96 water-filled canyons to explore but also an epicenter for spectacular hiking. I’ve mentioned that some of my favorite childhood memories…