Category: U.S.


Day Trip to the Green Sand Beach on the Big Island

Day Trip to the Green Sand Beach on the Big Island

On a sunny day, we set out with a well-researched plan to hike to the stunning Green Sand Beach on Hawaii’s Big Island. Just kidding. We left on a whim in crappy weather with no idea how far we would have to drive or walk to get to the scenic beach we had seen in a... Read more
How Unaccompanied Minors Fly with Southwest

How Unaccompanied Minors Fly with Southwest

Our 10-year-old nephew just came to visit us in Colorado all by himself! And he was totally unphased by it. What a badass, right? Anyway, we were really impressed with how easy this process was, once we understood all the rules needed for unaccompanied minors to fly... Read more
Hiking to the Iconic Boulder Flatirons in Colorado

Hiking to the Iconic Boulder Flatirons in Colorado

The Boulder Flatirons have always been a huge, pointy reminder of some of our favorite Colorado memories. From hiking to the first Flatiron on our anniversary one spring to watching the sun set behind them on my way home from work daily. And, of course, walking up to... Read more
Ultimate Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado

Ultimate Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado

I'll never forget our first visit to Rocky Mountain National Park during our Colorado honeymoon. Those big, jagged, snow-capped mountains loomed over us and made us feel so very, very small in the best way. The wildlife greeted us at every turn, and as it began to get... Read more
9 Favorite Oahu Hikes, Snorkeling & Other Activities

9 Favorite Oahu Hikes, Snorkeling & Other Activities

While Oahu is not the first island I would recommend for a relaxing beach vacation (unless you are relaxed in hoards of people), it is a beautiful island with a ton to offer! We really enjoyed getting to spend three weeks there while house sitting near Honolulu, and... Read more
9 Things to Do in Kauai on a Friendcation

9 Things to Do in Kauai on a Friendcation

Looking for things to do in Kauai? When we told our friends Kelley & Rob that we were headed to Hawaii for two months for some house sitting gigs and island hopping in between, their first question was “Can we meet you there?” Just another reason why we... Read more