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Oahu Instagram Spots: Most Beautiful Places in Hawaii

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Oahu Instagram Spots: Most Beautiful Places in Hawaii

MOST BEAUTIFUL OAHU INSTAGRAM SPOTS Whether you like to photograph landscapes or are ready for family portraits in the waves, here is your complete guide to finding the best of the Oahu Instagram spots on this beautiful island. From turquoise beaches to adorable tropical huts and epic sunrises, you will find no lack of beautiful Hawaii Instagram spots to fit your style! We have now explored this island on three separate trips and we still haven’t come close to scratching the surface of all the beautiful spots it has to offer! But we...

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San Francisco to San Diego Road Trip | California Coastal Road Trip

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San Francisco to San Diego Road Trip | California Coastal Road Trip

SAN FRANCISCO TO SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP Looking to plan a San Francisco to San Diego road trip? I don’t blame you! It is deserving of a spot on every US bucket list due to the ridiculous beauty from start to finish! The coastal highway down the Pacific Ocean in California offers diverse views at each stop, but the common factor is the natural beauty from beginning to end! If you are planning a road trip from San Francisco to San Diego, there are many options of places to stop that are well worth your time for a few hours or even...

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Best Travel Christmas Ornaments

Posted by on 6:52 am in All, Holiday Gift Guides, Travel Tips + Lists | 13 comments

Best Travel Christmas Ornaments

‘Tis the season! One of our favorite family traditions is carefully choosing new travel Christmas ornaments each time we travel somewhere new. We aren’t big on shopping or souvenirs but this is a special time we treasure. Sometimes we just don’t find the right ornament in a specific location and other times we want to give someone else a special travel ornament as a gift. We’ve scoured the globe (or should I say Etsy?) for some handcrafted treasures to send your way to add to your wish list, purchase for a special...

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Pike Place Food Tour with Eat Seattle Tours

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Pike Place Food Tour with Eat Seattle Tours

When we first started researching things to do in Seattle, we knew that a Pike Place Market food tour would be on our weekend Seattle Itinerary. We debated visiting the market on our own, but ultimately decided to try out a chef-guided Pike Place Market Tour with Eat Seattle Tours. We are beyond thrilled that we did! Updated May 2022 The benefits of taking a Pike Place food tour in Seattle over strolling around on your own: skipping the line at many of the popular establishmentshaving someone guide you through the maze of the building so you...

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How to Visit Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle

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How to Visit Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle

Don’t you love when you take a trip and one of the highlights turns out to be something that you didn’t expect? While I have an appreciation for art museums, I confess that I sometimes visit them out of obligation. You know, just because it is something that I am supposed to see in any given city. However, when I began researching Seattle and Chihuly Garden and Glass kept surfacing, I got the feeling that there was something special about it. Maybe it was the thousands of 4.5 star reviews on Yelp… Chihuly Garden and Glass ended up being...

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Best Day Trips From Paris by Train

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Best Day Trips From Paris by Train

Paris is a hustling, bustling city filled with wonder, major attractions, and lots of activity. If you have more than a few days to explore the city, we would highly encourage you to choose one or two of the best day trips from Paris to escape the city and explore what the other areas nearby have to offer. Options to add to your Paris itinerary include beautiful castles, charming villages, historical locations, and wine tasting adventures. Some of the links below are affiliate links which means that we earn a small commission if you choose to...

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Vacation Photographer | 12 Reasons to Book

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Vacation Photographer | 12 Reasons to Book

If you are like us, you dream and plan for your vacations for weeks, months or even years. I am going to present to you an idea that you may have not considered – reasons why you should hire a professional photographer on your dream vacation! Vacations are filled with special memories, new adventures, often celebratory occasions, and with people that you love. Hiring a professional photographer to capture our favorite vacation memories is one our very favorite things to do when we travel – and I am going to go out on a limb here and promise...

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Family-Friendly Tips for Minimalist Travel

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Family-Friendly Tips for Minimalist Travel

When trying to achieve the goal of minimalist travel, for most families, the concept of packing lightly comes to mind. And that is definitely part of it – and perhaps the most difficult with children! However, minimalist travel goes beyond whether or not you pack in a carry-on only, and reaches out to all aspects of your trip.  Minimalist Travel at its best will allow you to travel without excess in order to embrace every opportunity and adventure that come your way. Some ways to achieve that are with minimal luggage, minimal financial...

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Hawaii Packing List (& Other Beach Vacations)

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Hawaii Packing List (& Other Beach Vacations)

Aloha! Wondering what to pack for your trip to Hawaii? You have come to the right place for your Hawaii Packing List! Or perhaps you are headed to California or the beautiful beaches of Sicily? Either way, we’ve got you covered! I consider beach vacations to be a fairly simple destination to pack for, but there are a few essential items that you absolutely do not want to forget! If you are on a budget, check out our additional Hawaii on a Budget tips here! This post contains affiliate links. Should you make a purchase through a link, I...

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Hawaii on a Budget

Posted by on 7:19 pm in All, Featured, Hawaii, United States | 13 comments

Hawaii on a Budget

You might be wondering if taking a dream vacation to Hawaii on a budget is even possible. Is Hawaii expensive? It sure can be! Are the sunsets and mai tais and pineapples and turquoise waters and palm trees worth it? You betcha! Hawaii is one of our favorite places to travel as a couple and as a family, so we have accumulated quite a list of the best ways to visit Hawaii on a budget. Something about that tropical air and island time vibe just makes the Hawaiian islands our favorite place to relax and take the time to savor our time as a...

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