Before landing in Hawaii, we had a typical paradise-like image of serene, golden beaches in our minds. Heaven everywhere you go. Of course that is true of the islands, but the Hawaiian landscape, having been created by volcanic activity, is also much more varied than you’d think. On the Big Island, for example, there was Read Post
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Part of Hawaii’s allure is that it’s a mix of exotic and foreign while still remaining somewhat familiar. The familiarity comes from the fact that it’s a U.S. state, which means there are modern conveniences you’d expect to find in a first-world country. However, the “foreignness” is felt in a couple ways. First, this Pacific Read Post
Recently, I posed a question to our readers: Do you think we spent more money while traveling or living in Washington, DC? My original intention for this follow-up post was to disprove a theory that I continuously heard prior to and throughout our trip: that full-time travel is expensive and beyond one’s reach. Since I Read Post
We’re huge advocates of giving practical gifts. Not only does it guarantee use, but it also shows the receiver that you thought about their passions and want to support them. But it’s not always easy to find the best of what’s out there for every person on your list. So for those who are still Read Post
I love New York City. It is a vibrant, hectic, crowded metropolis that never ceases to leave me exhausted. Tara and I have both been more than 10 times each, but we always welcome the opportunity to return. Recently, Tara and I took a bus up for a weekend to visit some friends. Between gas, Read Post