Hawaii

Hawaii’s Best Adventures

As you may know if you’ve ever met me, I LOVE Hawaii! I was ready to move there on my first ever trip to the islands for Steve’s and my 1st wedding anniversary. Now we’ve been to five of the six inhabited islands and I am more in love with the culture, people, and food… Continue reading Hawaii’s Best Adventures

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What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

Freshly updated May 23, 2019! It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! And Tropical Tuesday. I’ve been posting a lot about Maui lately, since that was our big anniversary trip this year, but I got to thinking that there are a lot of things to know before you visit any Hawaiian island. So, here is the quick run-down… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

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What to Know Before You Visit Kauai

This Faraway Friday I’m taking a break from my usual “top 10 reasons to visit” list to bring you some tips for visiting the most beautiful place I’ve ever been in all the world: Kauai, Hawaii! They don’t call it the Garden Isle for nothing. If you’re taking a trip Kauai in the near future,… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Kauai

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10 Reasons to Visit Kauai

This Flyaway Friday is all about my favorite island in the world–so far! My sweet husband and I went to Kauai for our second anniversary, and it was the most beautiful, majestic place I’ve ever seen. Here are a few reasons why! 10. The Glass Sand Beach Kauai’s unique glass sand beach is an example… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Kauai

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What to Eat on Kauai

Do you love island life? Island food? Islands in general? Me, too! This What I Ate Wednesday, we’re reliving our delightful feast from Hawaii’s Garden Island, Kauai! Coffee Kauai is home to, in my humble opinion, the world’s BEST coffee! The Kauai Coffee Company is open for tours, and there is a small museum, too. They… Continue reading What to Eat on Kauai

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Top 10 Travel Experiences

It’s Throwback Thursday! Today I’m remembering my favorite experiences. I’m often asked where is my favorite place I’ve ever been, but I believe that the destination is not quite as important as the experience. For instance, you can go to a zoo just about anywhere in the world, but there’s only one place where you can legally… Continue reading Top 10 Travel Experiences

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Trekking the Grand Canyon (of the Pacific)

It’s our last day in Hawaii for now, my friends! Let’s make the most of it! We finally slept in until 5:00am (woohoo!), and that’s a good thing. On our last day on Kauai, we would be hiking again. We gathered our belongings, ate breakfast downstairs, and with great reluctance, we checked out. Luckily for… Continue reading Trekking the Grand Canyon (of the Pacific)

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Beach Day in Paradise

Most people just hate Mondays. This year, our second anniversary fell on a Monday, and we spent it at the beach! Best Monday ever! But before beach time, we started the day with a gorgeous run! Not a bad view on a morning run! That’s the lighthouse that protects boats from Kalapaki Beach, where we would… Continue reading Beach Day in Paradise

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North Shore Shenanigans

Welcome back, my readers! Sunday morning dawned early for us! Since we were up and alert at 4:30 am (10:30 East Coast Time), we decided to call into my congregation’s “worship hotline” to listen into the Sunday service and participate together from afar! There is a church on Kauai we could have gone to, so… Continue reading North Shore Shenanigans

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Kaua’i: The Garden Island

Greetings, my friends! Thanks for reading about our latest adventure! I tried something new this go-around. I held a contest on Facebook , Twitter, and Instagram and sent post cards to the winners! No one played the Twitter contest, but make sure you “like” and “follow” me for your chance to win next time! Facebook: facebook.com/mrpeabodypembroke… Continue reading Kaua’i: The Garden Island