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Waikiki Beach sunset, Oahu, Hawaii

10 Free or Cheap Things to Do and See In Oahu, Hawaii

Ohhh, Hawaii. The name alone evokes memories of warm breezes, fragrant plumerias, and total paradise. Hawaii is one of the most beloved luxury vacation destinations in the world, but “luxury” doesn’t have to mean...

Cuyabeno Reserve, Amazon, Ecuador

2016: The Travel Year in Review

I’ve declared it already: 2016 was the best year ever. Since 2011, I’ve summarized my travel-filled years (see my posts from 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015), but no year has ever come close...

A Hawaiian Cruise Down Memory Lane

Here’s a fact I bet you didn’t know about me: I’m a published Los Angeles Times writer. Big deal, right? Uhhh, perhaps let me explain first. In fourth grade, my teacher asked the class to write a blurb...