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

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Exploring the Best of Rome in 3 Days

Once the center of western civilization, Rome still embodies its millennia of history. Everywhere you turn in Italy’s capital, you see remnants of centuries, rulers, and peoples past. It’s a city where you constantly discover ancient artifacts on the streets you’ve passed dozens of times before, a place where so much history was made. No… Read More Exploring the Best of Rome in 3 Days

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

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

The 10 Best Things to Do (and Eat!) in Kathmandu

If you’ve been a regular reader, you know that I had some troubling experiences with sexual harassment in Kathmandu. It’s colored my perception of Kathmandu, but objectively, the city has some amazing cultural and historical sites that are definitely worth a visit. Plus, if you arrive in Nepal by air, you’ll most likely land in… Read More The 10 Best Things to Do (and Eat!) in Kathmandu