March 28, 2017

Mount Olympus has been the elusive trail that I never could quite get to. Nick and I tried to hike it when we first moved here 3 years…

January 20, 2017

Hawaii has turned me into a morning person. I used to hate getting up early, but now I jump at the chance to go see the sunrise and…

August 16, 2016

Yosemite National Park in California will always have a special place in my heart. Nick grew up hiking and camping in Yosemite with his family and to this…

November 29, 2015

I can’t believe I have lived in Hawaii for over two years and haven’t written about Diamond Head yet! It’s one of the most popular hikes here. I think…

July 24, 2015

You guys, I’m so excited to tell you about a hidden gem that we recently discovered – the Crouching Lion Hike on Oahu’s north shore. This hike is kind…

July 6, 2015
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I love road trips! Nick and I had to do loads of driving in New Zealand in order to get to all of the places we wanted to…

July 2, 2015

My friend Erinn just left after an awesome two-week visit to Hawaii! We decided to make the most of her time here by island hopping over to Kauai for…

June 4, 2015

Over Memorial Day Weekend, our friend Alan visited us! Alan was Nick’s Best Man at our wedding. They’ve been friends since they were in middle school, and over…

May 19, 2015

The only thing that Nick and I absolutely had to do in New Zealand was hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It’s a 19.4k, one-way hike that brings you through…

March 13, 2015

It’s whale watching season in Hawaii! The best time of the year! Before I moved to Hawaii I had no idea that whales travel from Alaska to Hawaii…