A Family Guide to Waikiki

Waikiki is known as being one of the easy, family friendly Hawaiian vacation. I had heard that Waikiki was great for first time visitors to Hawaii, and I can understand why. With resorts beachside, an array of restaurants, shopping, and activities in walking distance, it was easy to see why families would love a trip…

A Photo Essay of Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is the #1 visited site in Seattle and one of the most visited sites in the world.  But it’s not a monument, it’s not a museum, it’s not even a cultural site.  It’s a public market, built in 1907.  Overlooking the Elliott Bay, it’s a place where you can shop for fresh…

2021 – The Year that Surprised Me Most of All

Every December I like to reflect on the year and write a blog post wrapping up the year. After two rough years I entered 2021 with something I have never done before:  no goals and no expectations. I did not have any travel plans set in stone. I did not set any measurable goals for the blog, my career, or my life. I wanted a reset year. I wanted a year where I could just be; rest, relax, and recharge. It turns out that was exactly what I needed. 2021 was the year I saw an immense amount of growth, both personally and professionally.