Category Archives: USA

Oahu Hawaii Hikes – Stairway to Heaven – Moanalua

When most visit Oahu, Waikiki Beach is the focus. However, once you have experienced a sunset catamaran sail, a drink at Duke's and perhaps a surfing lesson, it is time to get out of Honolulu and into the mountains. Although there are countless hikes on the island, there is one that is the creme de…
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Five Adventure Travel Musts in Puerto Rico

Whether you believe its name Puerto Rico (Rich Port) or its nickname La Isla del Encanto (the Enchanted Island), you are right. Puerto Rico certainly lives up to both names. Rich in culture and history, Puerto Rico surprises and delights with its rainforests, waterfalls, and beautiful beaches. Recently, I spent a jam-packed week in Puerto…
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Three Must-Sees In NYC

[caption id="attachment_8209" align="aligncenter" width="604"] New York Skyline as seen from Ellis Island, Manhattan, New York[/caption] One of my first family trips with my mother was to New York City. I remember it fondly with a Broadway Show, Cats, visits to all the major art museums, and of course a lot of great food. Although I…
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Taking a Trip to Motor City

Many people ask, "What are some American cities that are still on your bucket list?" Although I have lived in Midwest, East Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii, there are several that still remain: Portland, Santa Fe, Knoxville, Savannah, and Detroit. Since I have only flown in and out of Motor City on connecting flights, I thought…
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How to Enjoy Houston, Texas

Regardless of where you travel, it is helpful to find an insider with excellent travel tips and recommendations for your stay. When I was planning my various stays in Houston this year, I asked my peer travel writer, Matthew Stewart, to share his top five things to do while in Houston. Take it away Matthew…
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Three Day Itinerary Acadia National Park Maine

Three Days in Acadia National Park Maine Before you embark on an adventure of a lifetime in Acadia National Park Maine, let me share with you what I learned on Mount Desert Island. These travel tips of Acadia National Park must-sees, best hikes, and biking routes, as well as things to do in Bar Harbor,…
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Ten Things to Do in Orlando Florida

The Sunshine State has welcomed for the last nearly fifteen years. However, Florida is a very large or better said long state. I'm based in South Florida outside of Fort Lauderdale. Although I have made various visits to Orlando, I wanted to ask a friend and peer travel traveler, Dennis Little, to share with us…
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