Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

How to Spend 5 Idyllic Days on the Big Island’s Kona Coast

After a perfect 5-day Maui trip with friends last spring, we caught a little bit of a Hawaii bug. Easy to do when you’re exhausted from work and all the airlines are constantly competing with price drops. So we caught $297 tickets to Kona for some rest and relaxation. If you’re looking for the same R&R, here’s how… Read More How to Spend 5 Idyllic Days on the Big Island’s Kona Coast

Domestic Travel, International Travel

The Best Gifts for Every Type of Traveler in Your Life

Looking for travel gifts for the quarantined traveler? Check out the special 2020 edition of this guide!  With the holidays coming and Black Friday just around the corner, I figured it’s finally time for me to create a holiday gift guide with the best travel gifts. Of course, travelers come in all different stripes, so… Read More The Best Gifts for Every Type of Traveler in Your Life

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

3 Days in Portland: the Perfect Long Weekend Itinerary

Maybe it was the show Portlandia for you, perhaps it’s all the craft breweries in town, or possibly even its famous donut shops. Whatever your reason for heading up to the Pacific Northwest city of Portland, you’re bound to have a good time. Here’s an itinerary for 3 days in Portland, heavy on the beer,… Read More 3 Days in Portland: the Perfect Long Weekend Itinerary

Domestic Travel, International Travel, Reflections, Travel Stories

The First Time Sexual Harassment While Traveling Made Me Feel in Danger

Any female who has traveled, especially solo, no doubt has stories of experiencing sexual harassment while traveling. It wasn’t until last November though, after years of frequent travel, that an incident made me both pissed and wary enough to change my travel plans. It’s everywhere Go out with friends, and some guy will think he… Read More The First Time Sexual Harassment While Traveling Made Me Feel in Danger