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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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The Ultimate Beijing Travel Guide

The Ultimate Beijing Travel Guide

If you're traveling to China chances are Beijing is on the itinerary.  Not only is Beijing the capital of China but it is the nations political, economical, and cultural center.  With bucket list sights like the Great Wall and the Forbidden City who wouldn't want to...

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Exploring West Maui: 15 Amazing Stops

Exploring West Maui: 15 Amazing Stops

West Maui is one of the most popular parts of the island and my favorite part mostly because I get to call it home as I live in Lahaina.  A day to do the West Maui drive should always be on someones Maui itinerary especially if you are staying on this side. Driving...

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Where to Stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Where to Stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia and most travelers pass through here on their way in or out of the country.  Phnom Penh may not have to lure of Angkor Wat but it is a city full of life and culture and a place not to be skipped on your Cambodian Itinerary.  Here...

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What to Pack for a Day Hike:  10 Essentials

What to Pack for a Day Hike: 10 Essentials

All right today we’re going to talk about what to pack for a day hike.  Many hikers I see on the trails carry a bottle of water or less.  I admit, I used to be one of those hikers.  Now a days I carry a day pack because I like to be prepared and let's face it being...

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Where to Stay in Pai, Thailand

Where to Stay in Pai, Thailand

Wondering where to stay in Pai, Thailand?  There are several hostels, guesthouses, hotels and airbnb's that are all centrally located in the center or just outside of town in the surrounding area.  Most travelers rent a moped while they are here as one of the best...

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Where to Stay in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Where to Stay in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is the culture capital of Thailand.  As soon as I stepped foot off the train, I quickly realized why Chiang Mai is a big hub for digital nomads.  There are hundreds of hostels, guesthouses, and luxury resorts that finding the perfect place to stay will not...

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Where to Stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Where to Stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Wondering where to stay in Siem Reap?  I LOVE Siem Reap and always return to the “city” every time I’m in Southeast Asia.  I put city in quotes because Siem Reap is pretty small especially compared to other Southeast Asian cities such as Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh.   Most...

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Where to Stay in Kampot, Cambodia

Where to Stay in Kampot, Cambodia

Looking at where to stay in Kampot?  I put together a list of the best places to stay in Kampot for every budget in order for this guide to be useful to everyone. Cambodia is one of the cheaper countries to travel in Southeast Asia so if you're average daily budget of...

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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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