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7 Unbelievable Places to Visit in Cambodia

7 Unbelievable Places to Visit in Cambodia

Wondering what the best places to visit in Cambodia are?  I’ve traveled to Cambodia multiple times and consider it one of my favorite countries...if I had to choose.  The welcoming people make it hard to not want to return.  Cambodia is a land locked Southeast Asian...

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The Best Beaches in Maui: Written by a Local

The Best Beaches in Maui: Written by a Local

Wondering what the best beaches in Maui are?  Maui has coastlines of beautiful beaches that you'll be overwhelmed with the array of choices.  Maui, known also as “The Valley Isle,” is the second largest Hawaiian island and it does NOT have a  shortage of sandy...

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7 Unbelievable Places to Visit in Laos

7 Unbelievable Places to Visit in Laos

Laos is a land locked Southeast Asian country that shares a border with China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand.  Laos is a country rich in history filled with mountains, coffee plantations and waterfalls.  I spent a month exploring all the places to visit in...

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How to Travel Maui on a budget

How to Travel Maui on a budget

Is Maui expensive?  Yes.  Can you travel Maui on a budget?  Absolutely.  Just because you are traveling to an expensive place doesn't mean that you have to spend your life savings.  There are ways to save money while traveling Maui without having to sacrifice the...

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Where to Stay in Zion National Park

Where to Stay in Zion National Park

Wondering where to stay in Zion National Park?  There are plenty places to stay in or around Zion that offer comfortable accommodations.   Zion National Park can be found in the Southwest corner of Utah and is one of my favorite U.S parks. Although small in size, Zion...

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Staying at Camp Olowalu, Maui, HI

Staying at Camp Olowalu, Maui, HI

Like most, I’ve been stuck at home social distancing and doing my part during this trying time in the world.  Thankfully I get to call home Maui.  This morning, Joe and I woke up with intentions to go camping and just get out of the house for the night. Since it’s...

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7, 10, 14 Day Maui Itinerary: A Local’s Guide

7, 10, 14 Day Maui Itinerary: A Local’s Guide

You're planning a dream trip to Maui but don't know how much time you should allot for your island adventure.  I've put together a 7, 10 or 14 Day Maui itinerary that covers the whole island and also includes that much needed relaxation time on all the best beaches. I...

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Unusual Things to do in Maui, HI

Unusual Things to do in Maui, HI

Looking to get off the beaten path?  I put together a list of all the unusual things to do in Maui that you wouldn't expect to find on this magical island.  From banana bread to vodka, there's a little something for everyone.Read 10 Maui Tips to Know Before you Go and...

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The Best Hikes on Maui, HI

The Best Hikes on Maui, HI

Hiking is one of my favorite ways to explore an area and it always fits into the budget.  Living on Maui for the best part of a decade has given me ample opportunity to test out all of these trails and come up with a best hikes on Maui list.Safety While Hiking the...

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10 Budget Friendly Maui Adventures

10 Budget Friendly Maui Adventures

If you're anything like me, you CRAVE adventure.  Thankfully, I get into tons of Maui adventures on a daily basis.  But unfortunately for me it comes at a price because Hawaii is very expensive.  Don't worry!  You can still have incredible adventures on a budget.  I'm...

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Hi I’m Jess. A thirty something adventure seeking, gin loving, sun chasing, temple searching, bikini wearing, outdoor enthusiast who lives on Maui and writes about Hawaii and her world travels.

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