The Ultimate Local Guide to Oahu's North Shore (plus 20-Page Self-Drive + Bus Guide!)

The North Shore is everything you could possibly want out of a perfect trip to Hawaii – beautiful beaches, great food, breathtaking landscapes, a laid-back and uncomplicated pace, and the friendliest people. Growing up, it has always been one of my favorite areas of the island of Oahu to explore in order to get away from the city. Here is a guide to some need-to-know tips, plus my favorite stops on Oahu’s North Shore that you need to experience.

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A 3 Day Guide to Cozumel, Mexico

2 miles east of mainland Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Cozumel feels like its own little Caribbean oasis, surrounded on all sides by turquoise, crystal-clear water as far as the eye can see. Here is the itinerary we used to spend 3 days exploring all that Cozumel, Mexico had to offer.

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11 Actionable Tips to Travel More this Year, Even If You Work Full-Time

In one year of travel, in one year of going on 15 trips on top of a Monday-through-Friday job, here are some of my biggest takeaways, learnings, and tips that you can start implementing right NOW to make this year, next year, and the next one after that your BIGGEST year of adventure yet.

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Winter In the Mountains: How to Spend 1 Day in Big Bear

For me, winter usually just means a 10-degree drop in temperature and occasional rain, and snow is just a far-off fairytale that I only get to see on social media and in movies, and I know I’m not alone! But that’s where Big Bear comes in. With only one day to spare in late January, we decided to take a day trip and see for ourselves just what makes Big Bear so magical.

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Ditch the Restaurant: 5 Unique Date Ideas In Los Angeles

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it seems like the perfect time to round up some of my date ideas. Read on for 5 unique, crazy fun date ideas (for Valentine’s Day and beyond!) in and around Los Angeles, and why I love each of these creative ideas so much.

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3 of the World's Most Unique, Remote Hotels You Should Stay In

When work is hectic and you need to get away, someplace far off and removed from it the rest of the world can be the perfect way to recharge and spark new energy. Here are 3 unique hotels I've stayed in, in 3 amazing remote locations, that are destinations in themselves.

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Where to Stay in Waikiki: The Laylow, Autograph Collection

Throughout my entire life growing up in Hawaii, if there's one thing I assumed about Waikiki, it's that the hotels in Waikiki were all the same: muted, boring colors; stereotypical music; tourist-laden souvenir shops. My impression of Waikiki had never been that it was 'hip' or 'cool.' That is, until The Laylow popped up and completely changed my mind.

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Where to Stay in Tasmania: The Freycinet Lodge

Imagine waking up in the middle of the trees, surrounded by the most unusual rock formations, tucked away in what feels like your own little slice of uninterrupted paradise. From outside your window, you see nothing but round, almost cartoon-like orange mountain peaks, soft, rolling waves, and occasionally, maybe even a wallaby or two.

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Holiday Party Inspo: Why Wearing Emerald is an Event in Itself

Time passes by SO quickly, and December can especially feel like a blur. It’s precisely because of this that making time to spend with the important people in your life this time of year is crucial, no matter how hectic life may feel. This season, I’m trying my best to make time to spend with the people I care about most, and while I do it, I’ll be wearing emerald.

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