Hawaii vs. Tahiti: How to Pick the Right Tropical Paradise to Visit!

Overwater bungalows in Moorea with infinity pool in front of it

Two groups of paradisiacal islands located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, rich with Polynesian culture, beautiful beaches, and marine life: how’s a person to choose? I’ve been to Hawaii more times than I can count, and I recently returned from a trip to French Polynesia, where I visited Tahiti and Moorea. I loved … Read more

5 Jaw-Dropping Bucket List Hikes in Oahu (2023 Update)

Oahu is within the Hawaiian Island chain. It was formed from volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. Oahu is known for mesmerizing natural beauty — complete with white sands, humpback whale watching, tropical flora, dense jungle and waterfalls. Oahu is also a culturally rich and historically significant place. It’s known for important landmarks that should … Read more

Your Ultimate Oahu Itinerary: 7 Perfect Days in O‘ahu (2023 Update)

Turquoise water crashing against white sand beaches fringed by palm trees, a vibrant metropolis with an incredibly diverse and vibrant food scene, stunning hikes with unbeatable views, and a landscape that will have you feeling like you’re in Jurassic Park… This is exactly what you get from a trip to Oahu, and it’s a place … Read more

4 Days in Kauai Itinerary: A Detailed Day by Day itinerary (2023 Update)

A few palm trees on the rugged coast of Kauai with a lighthouse in the distance as seen at sunset

Rugged emerald spire-like mountains cascading into the turquoise sea, deep multicolored canyons rivaling Southwestern landscapes, waterfalls only visible by helicopter… sound like a dream? It is. And yet, it’s also a real place: the beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai (written Kauaʻi in the Hawaiian language). Located nearly 3,000 miles from the American mainland, Kauai is … Read more

Doors Off Helicopter Tour in Kauai: 15 Things to Know Before Your Nāpali Coast Helicopter Tour

Deep green cathedral spires alternately bathing in sunlight and hiding behind misty puffs of cloud. Layers of canyon stacked one on top of another in a stunning array of colors. The impossibly blue and wild Pacific Ocean meeting hidden white sand beaches. Waterfalls only visible by helicopter, so many it is literally impossible to keep … Read more