For some travel destinations, you want to go and be seen. Strolling the Seine in Paris. Feeling the wind in your hair overlooking Sydney Harbour. And sometimes, you want to go and hide – away from it all, doing nothing unless it is happy hour. Unless you plan on camping out in a nearby 3.5-star [...]
Everyone knows that the Hawaiian islands are a place of incredible beauty, but a place where wine is made? Maui wine? What do they make the wine with, pineapples? Mangoes? Passion fruit? Well yes, they do make several pineapple wines—even a sparkling wine. But they also make several grape wines with names you’ll recognize, like Syrah and Chardonnay, [...]
Perhaps I had some romantic notion in my head that one day I’d trade the palm trees and tropical sunsets for a clandestine kiss on the top of the Eiffel Tower, or something equally befitting of a black and white movie with a dramatic score. In Hawaii, we’re all about rainbows and lush tropical greens. I wanted to wash it all out for black and white.
Visiting Kauai can mean more than grabbing a beach chair and paperback and planting yourself on a different golden beach each day. Resist! There is so much to do on Kauai! I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say I am tempted when visiting Kauai, and beach destinations like it, to grab a beach chair [...]