Happy Birthday America! My Top Five Favorite U.S. Destinations

While jetsetting around the globe is a foolproof¬†way to any wanderluster’s heart, I feel that it’s also important to explore your own backyard and appreciate¬†your roots. After a long international flight and standing in a long line to get through Customs, I can’t help but feel an¬†overwhelming sense of happiness…

Summer Break

Aloha friends! It has been a while, I hope you all are well. I took a little break from blogging over¬†the last couple of¬†months, however,¬†just because I stopped writing doesn’t mean that I stopped adventuring — you know me, I always have an adventure or two up my sleeve and…

1,827 Adventure-filled Days

Five years ago today I married my best friend. As we said “I do” to each other 1,827 days ago¬†we didn’t know what the future would hold, we just knew that no matter what¬†happened we would face it together. We didn’t know the hurdles that we’d face, or the pure…

Arches: A Red Rock Wonderland

Home to¬†five national parks, seven national monuments, 45 state parks, and a vast expanse of wilderness area, Utah has no shortage of incredible outdoor destinations to explore. And while I have explored a few of the highlights like Lake Powell, Bear Lake, and¬†Park City, I knew that Utah had a…

Maui Wowie!

Throughout our many visits to Hawaii Cody and I have¬†had a lot of time to wander… exploring new sights, new restaurants, new beaches, and new hotels, and we’ve had even more time to settle into a routine, to re-visit some of our favorite locations, and to stop by our favorite…

Blowin’ Bubbles: Under the Sea in Maui

I have dreamed of channeling my inner-mermaid and becoming a scuba diver for most of my life,¬†so¬†when I finally¬†completed my SCUBA certification¬†two years ago I was head over fins excited! I convinced my husband¬†to get certified six months later¬†(to be fair, I think my night dive with the Manta Rays…