Category Archives: Adventure​

Look Up Reminder from an Active Volcano

After living in Kauai for several years and Maui for over a year, one thing that was left on my Hawaii bucket list was witnessing an active volcano. The last time that Kilauea erupted was in 2018. That was the year, I spent a lot of time on cruise ships between South Florida and Cuba.…
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4 Ways to Beat the Rental Car Shortage on Maui 2021

There's no doubt that you've heard of the rental car shortage around the country. However, on Maui, Hawaii this year has been a real challenge. With the numbers of tourists almost the same as pre-pandemic, but without the return to normal rental car numbers, you have to get creative. As I live on Maui, I…
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Top 3 Adventure Activities in Maui Hawaii

If you are planning a trip to Maui, Hawaii in the near future and you seek adventure, this is the post for you. I'm a lover of the outdoors. I love the water, hiking, and camping. Plus, I'm local. Yes, I'm one of the lucky ones that get to call the Valley Isle home. These…
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Sharing Van Life Adventures in Maui Hawaii

As we waved back at family, embarking on our Route 66 journey from the Midwest to California in a used Town and Country minivan, we didn't know what lay ahead. This was the start of our move from the East Coast to Maui. With images of the tropics fueling our road trip, we were hoping…
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4 Best Snorkeling Spots Maui Hawaii

One of the highlights of most trips to Maui is snorkeling. With shallow, warm waters all year round, the Valley Isle is a great snorkeling destination. Whether you bring your gear with you or rent from one of the various dive and snorkel shops, you need to know where to go. Don't waste your time…
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Top 5 Maui Camping Spots: Cabins, Tents, Vans, and Glamping

As an avid outdoor enthusiast, adventurer, and camper, I've traveled the world looking for great camping spots from cabins and tent sites to van camping and glamping. I've van camped in Iceland, hiked and camped Torres del Paine, tent camped Kalalau Trail in Kauai, canoe camped the Boundary Waters in Minnesota, and the list goes…
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Best Hikes in Maui Hawaii – Adventure Travel Maui

Having lived in the Hawaiian Islands for several years and taking free time to hike on all the islands and around the world (when able), I'm going to share with you this post. Use it as your one-stop-shop for your vacation or staycation hiking in Maui, Hawai‘i. 5 Best Hikes in Maui Hawai‘i Waihe‘e Ridge…
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The Land of 10,000 Lakes – Outdoors in Northern Minnesota

As air travel has slowed and road trips have surged, meandering scenic byways are bringing people back to sights off the beaten path. In northern Minnesota, Highway 61 along Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Marais, offers a 110-mile road trip speckled with entrances to your choice of seven state parks. HISTORY Lake Superior, the…
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