Culture

The Trouble With Travel: Is The Journey Worth It?

The Trouble With Travel: Is The Journey Worth It?

Everyone says they love to travel. The countless photos shared on social media, the #takemeback and #tbt hashtags to continue sharing images of landmarks, sunsets, and meals eaten. I’m guilty of all of this, yet I find trouble in modern travel. The Other Costs of […]

Going to Hawai’i? How to Avoid Pissing Off the Locals

Going to Hawai’i? How to Avoid Pissing Off the Locals

First time going to Hawai’i? You’re probably planning to relax on the beach, go snorkeling, and enjoy a sunset luau. While that’s all wonderful preparation, it would also be best to learn a bit more about Hawaii beyond the tourist attractions. When visiting another country, […]

This is My Aloha: Parenthood and a Love Beyond Words

This is My Aloha: Parenthood and a Love Beyond Words

Aloha means love… Everyone knows “Aloha” means love. And hello. Oh, and goodbye. However, if you speak more than one language, you also know how difficult it can be to sum up some words into perfect and direct translations. Sometimes words transcend a simplified meaning. […]

Know Before You Go: How to Be Prepared for Hawai’i

Know Before You Go: How to Be Prepared for Hawai’i

Hawai’i is the 50th state in the United States of America, but likely contrasts from the rest of the 49 states. While there are comforts of home (like Costco), it is still important to prepare yourself. Here are three ways to be prepared and know […]