Honolulu Highlights; Hikes, Hula & Historic Hawaii

My days in Honolulu involved sipping cocktails, watching sunsets and feeling the Hawaiian breeze on my skin. Some of my favourite moments in Honolulu include: Swimming at Waikiki Beach We spent the best part of a day swimming in the ocean at Waikiki beach. The waves are big, the ocean is warm and the sand … Continue reading Honolulu Highlights; Hikes, Hula & Historic Hawaii

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Exploring O’ahu

O'ahu // The Gathering Place Exploring the island of O'ahu is a must for anyone visiting Honolulu. We rented a car for two days and set off on the road trip of a lifetime. The journey treated us to amazing ocean views, long golden beaches, and lush mountain landscapes. We submerged ourselves into Hawaiian culture, ate … Continue reading Exploring O’ahu

Portland; Doughnuts, Beer & More

Portland is wonderfully weird, a haven for hipsters, and a dream come true for doughnut enthusiasts & beer lovers alike. Our road trip from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR was so much fun. Stopping at Everett and Olympia in Washington State before arriving in Stump Town was a worthwhile detour. Our first break was in … Continue reading Portland; Doughnuts, Beer & More

Magical Moments in Mexico

In Mexico, days are hotter, beer is colder and guacamole is free... Our week spent in Puerto Vallarta was simply stunning. From start to end, the trip was filled with unforgettable moments.  Situated in the state of Jalisco on Mexico's Pacific coast, Puerto Vallarta is a paradise on earth. Hot, humid days were greeted by … Continue reading Magical Moments in Mexico

Zion National Park

Roadtrippin' from Vegas to Zion National Park took us through three states and two time zones. The drive was filled with incredible views of the desert. However, nothing could prepare me for the natural beauty I was about to experience at Zion National Park. The canyons and the cliffs are radiant and boast a range … Continue reading Zion National Park

Visiting the Valley of Fire

If you feel like replacing neon lights with nature, the Valley of Fire is situated approximately one hour away from the Las Vegas Strip. Whilst driving to Zion National Park in Utah, I spotted the alluring sign that read 'Valley of Fire - 30 miles'. Obviously, this was too intriguing to ignore and we made … Continue reading Visiting the Valley of Fire

Visiting the Colosseum

The Colosseum is one of the most iconic landmarks in Europe. Aptly known as the Eternal City, Rome's history spans over 28 centuries. The Colosseum is just one of the city's magnificent pieces of ancient architcture and is almost 2000 years old. I studied history at university and completed my final year dissertation on Italian history … Continue reading Visiting the Colosseum

A Stunning Stay in Seattle

Seattle is a stunning city situated in the Pacific Northwest. It is often referred to as 'the Emerald City' due to the copious number of parks and lush green forests surrounding the city. There is so much to do and see in Seattle, it can be difficult to find time for everything. On the first … Continue reading A Stunning Stay in Seattle

Budapest by Night

The streets of Budapest are oozing in history, architecture and culture. When the city lights replace the sun, Budapest is at its most spellbinding. From soaking in the thermal spas, to cruising along the Danube, my Budapest nights were simply magical. Riverside Wanders A stroll beside the Danube is the perfect way to end a … Continue reading Budapest by Night

Road Trippin’ from Vegas to the Grand Canyon

Just like 99% of the population, ticking the Grand Canyon off my bucket list has always been a dream of mine. So, when I was in Vegas, renting a car and doing a road trip was an absolute must. Stop #1 : The Hoover Dam As I was approaching the Hoover Dam by car, I … Continue reading Road Trippin’ from Vegas to the Grand Canyon