Tag: Travel

Eat Like a Local: The Ultimate Hawaii Foodie list

Eat Like a Local: The Ultimate Hawaii Foodie list

I’ve been living outside of my home state for some time now and there are a few dishes that I miss dearly and haven’t been able to accurately recreate in the kitchen. These dishes just don’t taste the same if you’re not eating them after […]

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Girona: Exploring the Spring Flower Festival, Temps de Flors

Girona: Exploring the Spring Flower Festival, Temps de Flors

The Temps de Flors (Time of Flowers) festival in Girona is held every year in May for two weekends. The old part of the city (Barri Vell) is transformed with beautiful flower displays and homages to Mother Nature and the spring season. My favorite part […]

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Scuba, Mopeds and the Cook Islands

Scuba, Mopeds and the Cook Islands

Being from Hawaii, plane tickets are expensive anywhere you go. Traveling to California, the closest land mass can cost upwards of one thousand dollars during peak seasons like Christmas vacation and New Years (I know firsthand, I wanted to go home from UCLA every holiday), […]

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Top 5 Books to Read on Vacation

Top 5 Books to Read on Vacation

Of course, you’ve traveled faraway and you want to see it all, but who doesn’t enjoy a little down time on a trip?¬†Grab one of these books to read on vacation (in paperback or digital version of course) and head over to a shady spot […]

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Easter Traditions in Spain: Semana Santa

Easter Traditions in Spain: Semana Santa

  Although Barcelona isn’t known for celebrating Easter as extravagantly as some of the other cities in Spain, they do host their own special¬†services and processions, which are exciting to watch if you’re a tourist, since most tourist sites will be closed during ‘Semana Santa’ […]

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Hiking the Camino de Ronda, Costa Brava

Hiking the Camino de Ronda, Costa Brava

Costa Brava isn’t named the ‘Rugged Coast’ for nothing! The coastline here is pocketed with relaxing little beach towns, sandy coves and rocky cliff faces. The Camino de Ronda coastal trail spans over 200 km (125 miles) past beautiful beach towns like Tossa de Mar […]

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