Tag: Travel

Lost and Abroad: Year in Review 2017

The new year is almost upon us! Is it just me or did this year just fly by. With so many great adventures and stories to tell, I couldn’t mention everything, so I’ve compiled just a few of my favorite memories, photos, articles and more from this year. Let’s...

The Perfect Gifts For People Who Just Returned Home From Abroad

If someone just returned home from abroad, they will be feeling a mix of emotions. Working and living in a foreign country is always difficult in many ways, but returning home holds a separate set of challenges. Reverse cultural shock is real people! These unique gifts will help them...

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 a long day at...

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 of the festival is...

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), so it’s not so...

Top 5 Books to Read on Vacation

Of course, you’ve traveled far away 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 on the beach,...