Month: April 2015

How to explain gaps in your resume because of travel

I have over 15 versions of my resume on my hard-drive. Being on-the-go full-time for 4 years was an incredible experience, but I am not independently wealthy. I had to work along the way to finance my travels. Many of those jobs were in the hospitality industry which exist worldwide. My experience is all over

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How to travel as a couple and not kill each other

If there’s one takeaway from the book and movie Into the Wild I will always carry with me, it’s this: “Happiness is only real when shared.” When I first starting traveling, I trekked solo for the better part of 2 years. It was great! I was able to come and go as I pleased, see

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5 Must-Eat Cuisines in Hawaii

They don’t call it paradise for nothing. Hawaii is well-known for it’s incredible year-round weather, scenic beaches, nice people and aloha spirit. But when it comes to food, Hawaii has some of the most diverse and delicious cuisines from all over the world. Because Hawaii’s population is made up of settlers from the east- China,

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Hiking the Wa’ahila Ridge Trail

Sometimes, I get overly ambitious.Β  This morning and I woke up and said I wanted to go for a hike. Leave it to my boyfriend (and Hawaii local) Jonathan to take that sentiment to a whole new level and bring me to the Wa’ahila State Recreation AreaΒ to the Ridge Trail. I knew it was going

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The non-stick figure girl’s guide to looking sexy in Hawaii

I’m not skinny. I live in Hawaii where the average temperature is around 80 degrees year-round. That means when the temperature’s rising, so is the pressure to look your best. Unlike stick-thin model types and avid surfers (whom I adore and am jealous of, by the way), I weigh Β 200 pounds at 5’9″. Bikini weather

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