Travel Itineraries

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

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

You're planning your 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, 14 Day Maui itinerary that covers the whole island and also includes that much needed relaxation time on all the best beaches....

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Thailand 10 Day Itinerary

Thailand 10 Day Itinerary

As soon as you step off the plane you'll understand why Thailand is called 'Land of the Smiles.'  On this Thailand 10 day itinerary we'll spend the days soaking up the sun in the islands, embracing in the culture in the north and partying it up in the city. I have...

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The Ultimate 2 Week Cambodia Itinerary

The Ultimate 2 Week Cambodia Itinerary

I get asked often what my favorite country is and Cambodia always comes to mind. Nestled between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos, this nation has a lot to offer.  It's most famous for the ancient ruins of the Khmer Rogue but Angkor Wat is not the only reason to visit this...

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The Best Road to Hana Stops Written by a Resident

The Best Road to Hana Stops Written by a Resident

Driving the road to Hana is easily a highlight of someone's Maui vacation and for good reason.  Along the way you'll wind through tropical rainforest, see beautiful black sand beaches and witness numerous road side waterfalls.Check out my favorite Road to Hana...

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Bryce Canyon Hikes and Exploration in 1 Day

Bryce Canyon Hikes and Exploration in 1 Day

Bryce Canyon exceeded my expectations.  Just like many natural landscapes of the world, pictures did not do justice and the Bryce Canyon hikes were the highlight of the day spent exploring the National Park. Bryce Canyon is located in Southwest Utah. This makes it...

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Southern Utah Vacation: 1 Week

Southern Utah Vacation: 1 Week

Nothing screams summer like a road trip.  This year my partner and I did a southern Utah vacation or should I say road trip.  Our intentions were to do lots of hiking and be around the water. This route takes you through multiple National Parks, Zion, Bryce Canyon,...

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The Ultimate 2 Week Laos Itinerary

The Ultimate 2 Week Laos Itinerary

Looking for the perfect Laos itinerary?  Look no further.  Laos is a gem that gets skipped a lot by the backpacker traveling through Southeast Asia because it's not on the banana pancake trail. Filled with incredible waterfalls, scenic mountains and plenty of outdoor...

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Chiang Mai to Pai Thailand: The Best Day Trip

Chiang Mai to Pai Thailand: The Best Day Trip

Pai, Thailand is gaining popularity with backpackers exploring Northern Thailand. It's a small hippy town northwest of Chiang Mai towards the Burmese border on the beaten path. About a three hour drive through windy hills and lush landscapes makes Chiang Mai to Pai,...

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3 Days in Siem Reap, Cambodia

3 Days in Siem Reap, Cambodia

I have traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia on 3 separate occasions and every time I visit I fall in love all over again. Siem Reap is my favorite city in South East Asia because I'm a serious sucker for ancient ruins, jungles, and getting pampered on the cheap.  The...

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Arches National Park Hikes & Exploration in 1 Day

Arches National Park Hikes & Exploration in 1 Day

Arches National Park is one of the "Mighty five" in Utah. The other parks include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef and Canyonlands. Hiking is my favorite way to explore National Parks.  There are plenty of Arches National Park hikes to keep you occupied. You could...

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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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