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32 Hours in Oahu

32 Hours in Oahu

Our last trip to The Big Island (The Ultimate 6-Day Road Trip Around Hawaii’s Big Island) included a visit to the island of Oahu. We only had 32 hours, not enough time to truly experience all that Oahu has to offer, but it was enough time to visit some of the most known places including Pearl Harbor and the famous north beaches. Our first evening was spent in the Waikiki Beach area. The second full day we explored by car,…

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The Ultimate Oregon Coastline Roadtrip

The Ultimate Oregon Coastline Roadtrip

Recently, I had an opportunity to drive the Oregon coastline from California to Washington. It stretches for 363 magnificent miles and is one of the most scenic and relaxing drives I’ve ever done. While Central/Northern California coastline is still my all-time favorite, Oregon is a close second. The two coastlines are also very different, Oregon has more sandy beaches, giant sand dunes, interesting rock formations, fantastic tidal pools and lush greenery. Coastal communities vibrate with character, artistry and great fresh…

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Weekend in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

Weekend in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

We booked a trip to Seattle and then started researching surrounding areas to check what was worth seeing. Right away Olympic Peninsula came on our radar and the more we looked into it, the more we wanted to explore it. So, our city trip to Seattle turned into a nature trip to the Olympic Peninsula – that happens a lot to us :-). We flew into Seattle in the afternoon and drove 2.5 hours to Quinault Valley area for our…

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The Ultimate 6-day Roadtrip Around Hawaii’s Big Island

The Ultimate 6-day Roadtrip Around Hawaii’s Big Island

At the time that I’m writing this, the Kilauea volcano is erupting on The Big Island and lava is flowing down the streets of communities. So, as I keep the families impacted in my thoughts, I’m also reminded of how powerful and unpredictable Mother Nature actually is. So, if you’re going to visit this island, please keep that mind – stay safe and obey the rules, they are there for a reason. The Big Island, also called the Island of…

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