Tag: adventure

Exploring the Big Island of Hawaii

Have you ever had the pleasure of visiting the Island of Hawaii? Also known as the Big Island, Hawaii Island is the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, falling south easternmost in the chain. Not to be confused with Oahu (where the state capitol Honolulu is located), Big Island is far from metropolitan – in fact, you

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5 Must-Visit Places for Foodies

Parmjit Parmar wrote in her Huffington Post article that the trend in ‘culinary tourism’ has grown massively, where globetrotters are now planning vacations specifically to incorporate culinary delights. With so many destinations to choose from and food to sample, it can be overwhelming to pick somewhere you should consider for your next trip. Here’s how to select a travel

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Revelations by Twilight

This is a piece I wrote for Matador U’s Advanced Travel Writing program. The theme was write about a time you were lost, either metaphorically or physically. I wrote about moving to Maui: the reason behind my move, the very unwarm welcome I received and how I found myself on the other side.  All the

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Inside the Indie Travel Mindset

A friend on my upcoming backpacking trip to Australia: “What are you running away from?” Me: “It’s not what I’m running away from, it’s a question of what I’m moving toward.” An indie travel mindset is optimistic. It’s brimming with possibility, wanderlust, the excitement, rather than fear, of the unknown. Indie travel means stepping outside

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