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A plate of food at a luau

A Few Firsts in Hawaii

July 30, 2012

in beach, Hawaii, hiking, Kaui, Maui, snorkeling

Unlike many other travel bloggers, I have never kept an official travel bucket list. This doesn’t mean there aren’t experiences I hold in my head as possibilities each time I venture away from home. I was able to have a few random “firsts” once I was already in Hawaii – here’s the skinny on how […]

The Fijan Surprise

March 15, 2012

in beach, Fiji, love, proposal, vacation, wedding

The trip changed before it even started. We originally booked with another couple, but Brendan and I arrived in Fiji alone. A few days before our trip, our friend told us he and his wife had to stay behind because of work circumstances out of his control. All the things we’d been planning as a […]