Hawaii’s Best Adventures

Updated May 2020. 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,Continue reading “Hawaii’s Best Adventures”

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-downContinue reading “What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands”

8 Days on Maui

Planning a trip to Maui? That’s a great idea! I’m sharing our itinerary with you. We went to Maui from Saturday-Saturday, and I think we did a pretty good job of combining relaxation with excursions and activities. Feel free to use this itinerary for your own trip, or just take the parts you like best!Continue reading “8 Days on Maui”

What He Wore: Maui

Updated April 2020. 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, heContinue reading “What He Wore: Maui”

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 youContinue reading “Hiking Hawaii: Maui”

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”

What to Eat 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 ourContinue reading “What to Eat on Maui”

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 toContinue reading “What to Know Before You Visit Maui”

Maui & Molokai Helicopter Tour

Have you ever flown in a helicopter? This was our first time ever in a helicopter, and we were very excited for the experience! We booked our tour in mid-February, though our flight would be May 2–our fourth anniversary! If you’re looking for a memorable way to experience Maui, this is it. What to KnowContinue reading “Maui & Molokai Helicopter Tour”

Top 10 Sites on the Road to Hana

It’s Aloha Friday! You may have heard of the Road to Hana, which is one of the top “things to do” on Maui. But most people only take the road and skip Hana entirely. But I encourage you to consider spending a night–or two!–in or around Hana instead, so you can really enjoy everything HanaContinue reading “Top 10 Sites on the Road to Hana”