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A Romantic Getaway to Bagby Hot Springs

Posted by on 8:55 pm in North America, Oregon, Travel, United States | 2 comments

A Romantic Getaway to Bagby Hot Springs

Bagby Hot Springs in Mt. Hood National Forest is one of those places that we’ve been meaning to go to for as long we’ve both known about these hot springs, but hadn’t until recently. In an effort to spend 2014 seeing and visiting all the places we’ve always meant to go to in the Pacific Northwest, we set off on a winter’s day to visit Bagby Hot Springs. Get There Early We headed out early to Bagby in hopes that the hot springs wouldn’t be too crowded and we’d have no problem getting one of the private rooms. It was clear and cold with ice on...

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Travel Finance: Travelers Share 20 Ways to Make Money While Traveling

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Inspiration, Travel, Travel Tips | 18 comments

Travel Finance: Travelers Share 20 Ways to Make Money While Traveling

Something we get asked over and over whenever our plans to travel the world come up is how we will afford to do it. “How will you make money while traveling?”, they ask. “How could you possibly afford to do this and keep going?” Well, the answer is actually simple. We will be making money while traveling. You may be surprised by how many options there actually are for making money while traveling when you sit down and think about it. Many of the skills you have at home will translate to jobs anywhere in the world. Our...

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Travel Tips: What to Pack for Hawaii

Posted by on 8:55 am in Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, North America, Oahu, Travel, Travel Tips, United States | 5 comments

Travel Tips: What to Pack for Hawaii

Being regular travelers to Hawaii, we’ve become efficient packers to the Hawaiian Islands and often get asked what to pack for Hawaii. Packing for a trip to Hawaii is simple as long as you remember one simple guideline- Don’t pack too much. Most people tend to over pack when visiting Hawaii or any other tropical destinations. Only Pack Carry-Ons for Hawaii When flying to Hawaii, you shouldn’t have to check any baggage. Packing light will save you time, effort, and money from airline charges for checked baggage. You are going...

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Romantic Getaways: Maui the Most Romantic Island in the World

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Eats & Grindz, Hawaii, Maui, North America, Travel, United States | 3 comments

Romantic Getaways: Maui the Most Romantic Island in the World

Maui is renowned as one of the most beautiful places in the world. Every year it makes the list of best island to visit. It is Maui’s waterfalls, beaches, tropical flowers, sunsets, pristine waters, and Aloha spirit that make Maui the most romantic island in the world. For Valentine’s day travel you won’t forget, book a flight to the romantic island of Maui. Romantic Maui Accommodations Located just steps away from the ocean of Maui’s North Shore on a white sand beach in the sleepy little town of Paia, the Inn at Mama’s Fish...

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Kaihalulu: A Visit to the Red Sand Beach on Maui

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Hawaii, Maui, North America, Travel, United States | 6 comments

Kaihalulu: A Visit to the Red Sand Beach on Maui

Have you ever heard of the Red Sand Beach on Maui? How about how to get there? Kaihalulu or the Red Sand Beach in Hana is one of those places that many have heard of, but not many have visited. Before we headed to Hana, we knew we wanted to visit the Red Sand Beach. But, that’s where our knowledge ended. We didn’t know anything else about it; especially how to find it. Kaihalulu is well hidden. You can drive all over Hana and you will never find it. You can ask the locals, but they won’t point you in the right direction. Trying to Find the...

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Tiki Bars of the World: Portland TIki

Posted by on 8:55 pm in North America, Oregon, Tiki Bars of the World, Travel, United States | 1 comment

Tiki Bars of the World: Portland TIki

Tiki bars are nothing new to Portland. This city has a long history of Mai Tais with many different versions being thrown around including the one at El Gaucho steakhouse toasting the Trader Vic’s that use to stand in the same location. With a mix of holdouts from the 1950s Polynesian craze and the reintroduction of tiki culture to the scene, Portland is the perfect place to hideaway under the thatch and get away from it all in a tropical paradise. History of Portland Tiki The peak of Portland tiki culture really took off during the early...

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Kauai Chickens: The Unofficial Bird of Kauai

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Hawaii, Kauai, North America, Travel, United States | 12 comments

Kauai Chickens: The Unofficial Bird of Kauai

It’s been a long running joke that the unofficial bird of Kauai is the moa or wild chicken. Everywhere you look on the island, Kauai chickens roam free. Along the roads, at the airport, in shopping centers, among the palm tree groves, and even around Chicken in a Barrel, you will find Kauai chickens. Kauai Chickens are a Part of Kauai For the most part, the chickens of Kauai are part of what is loved about Kauai. Roaming around the island at will, it’s fun to watch wild chickens interact with each other and hilarious to watch them chase each...

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Tunnels Beach on Kauai: Perfect Snorkeling Paradise

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Tunnels Beach on Kauai: Perfect Snorkeling Paradise

Tunnels beach also known as Makua beach is one of the finest beaches on Kauai. Known for its incredible mountain scenery featured in the movie, South Pacific and great snorkeling conditions, it’s easy to see why it’s one of our favorite Hawaiian beaches. The Beach at Tunnels This two mile long, golden sand beach with a crescent moon shaped bay is framed with palm trees and Ironwood trees. Tunnels was named for the lava tubes and caverns under water that you can swim over, between, and into. Tunnels’ lush jungle and spectacular mountain...

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Interesting Facts About Oregon

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Interesting Facts, North America, Oregon, United States | 10 comments

Interesting Facts About Oregon

Oregon was admitted to statehood on Valentine’s Day in 1859. With the state motto, “She flies with her own wings”, it’s no surprise that Oregon’s most famous city, Portland, would be known for its quirky ways. Even with such a considerable city as Portland, there are many more interesting facts about Oregon throughout the state. 1. Oregon is the only state flag to have a design on both sides. On the back it has a beaver to represent the Beaver State. 2. There are more ghost towns in Oregon than any other state in...

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A day in Kapaa Kauai

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Eats & Grindz, Hawaii, Kauai, North America, Travel, United States | 8 comments

A day in Kapaa Kauai

Spending a day in Kapaa, Kauai is a must while on the island. Located along the Coconut Coast of Kauai, Kapaa is a quaint little coastal Hawaiian town. Throughout most of the 19th and 20th centuries, agriculture was the main industry in Kapaa. Sugarcane fields and the largest pineapple fields on Kauai stretched for miles through Kapaa. Now home to many tourist attractions and scenic destinations of Kauai, Kapaa can be the perfect place to stay while visiting the island. Nounou Moutain Range Along the east side of Kauai, the famous...

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