Uncategorized · Washington DC

How to Tour the FBI Experience

It’s Museum Monday! This week I’m letting you in on one of D.C.’s best kept tour secrets: Did you know you can visit the FBI Headquarters? You can! They can (and have) shut down the tour whenever they deem necessary, but they recently reinstated the tour late last year. Visit while you can because I’m… Continue reading How to Tour the FBI Experience

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10 Reasons to Stay in Hana

If the Road to Hana is on your Maui “to do” list, you’re probably getting a lot of information about doing it all in just one day. And sure, that’s a fine way to do it. However, I strongly suggest you consider spending a night or two somewhere along the Road to Hana, and here… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Stay in Hana

North Carolina · Uncategorized

10 Things to do in Corolla, Outer Banks

Are North Carolina’s Outer Banks on your summer travel list this year? I was just there a few weeks ago for a quick girlfriend getaway, and we stayed in Corolla, on the north end of the thin island chain. I’d heard about the lighthouse at Hatteras, the history at Roanoke, and British Ocracoke. I was… Continue reading 10 Things to do in Corolla, Outer Banks

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What He Wore: Maui

It’s What I Wore Wednesday! Packing for my husband is usually very easy. His uniform is a polo and jeans every day of every week, rain or shine, sun or snow. But when we go to Hawaii for our anniversary, I get to have a little more fun with it. Sure, he could pack his… Continue reading What He Wore: Maui

North Carolina · Uncategorized

What to Know Before You Visit the Outer Banks

Cover Photo Credit: Amanda Barker! It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you know I recently took a quick girlfriend getaway to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It was my first time to the Outer Banks, and I can see why people love it there! But since it… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit the Outer Banks

Fitness and Wellness · maui · Uncategorized

Hiking Hawaii: Maui

It’s Maui Monday! One of Steve’s and my favorite things to do when we travel is hike, and Hawaii has no shortage of beautiful hikes across each and every island. Maui’s nickname is the Valley Isle, so you can imagine the lush green landscape and all the beautiful trails there are to explore. Whether you… Continue reading Hiking Hawaii: Maui

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10 Reasons to Visit Maui

  It’s Aloha Friday! Let’s round out the week with some inspiration for a beautiful, tropical,  exotic trip to Maui! Here is our top 10 list of reasons to visit the Valley Isle on your next vacation. 10. Because Everything’s Aloha It’s a bit of a joke between my husband and me that “everything’s aloha”… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Maui

travel planning · Uncategorized

Your Ultimate Guide to Vacation Rentals

Have you started using vacation rentals instead of traditional accommodations yet? My sweet husband and I have finally bounded into the 21st century and gotten on board with vacation rentals! Even my parents have been using VRBO for years, and my first HomeAway experience landed my mom and me an opportunity to stay in a… Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide to Vacation Rentals

maui · Uncategorized · World Foods

What I Ate on Maui

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! And this week’s food post all about the tropical flavors from the island of Maui, Hawaii. We did a little of everything from grocery shopping to roadside stands to fine dining. There are options for everyone! At the Grocery One of the first things we did after settling into our… Continue reading What I Ate on Maui

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What to Know Before You Visit Maui

It’s Maui Monday! This week I’ve pulled together my top tips for beautiful Maui, Hawaii. Here is everything you need to know to make the most of your trip and enjoy it to the fullest! Be on the lookout for an upcoming post about what to know about Hawaii in general, including a guide to… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Maui