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  • Top things to do - on Oahu

    My list of favorite places and things to do when visiting Oahu. While Oahu is more urban and densely populated than the other island, and it is at the bottom of my list for snorkeling, it offers an incredible variety of beaches, hikes, drives, surfing, history, culture, and food. This is the island for those who love great food and an incredible assortment of dining options.
  • Oahu Adventures

    At the tail end of pandemic restrictions, we headed to Oahu - forced to use the credit for a trip we had to cancel in 2020 when Hawaii completely shut down tourism. It was worth the wait.
  • Big Island Recommendations

    After spending two 2 weeks trips on the big island - here are some of our favorites.
  • A Week in Kauai

  • Best Beaches Of North America

    Nothing says 'vacation' quite like a beach getaway, and we have *not* been able to stop thinking about what beach we want to visit next. These are our recent fave beaches across North America, and we have selected something for everyone. Whether you want to escape the crowds and explore pristine coastlines, are seeking crystal clear shimmering water to snorkel, or want an exciting family getaway full of sun & fun- we have found the place for you. Take a look through our selection of the best beaches in North America for some major vacay inspo, while we pretend we're lying beach-side with a fizzy drink in hand.
  • Where To Celebrate The Year Of The Tiger In The US

    February first marks the Lunar New Year, and this time we are welcoming the year of the tiger. Millions of people from across the planet celebrate the Chinese New Year annually, while traditions and celebrations vary, one aspect that stays the same across cultures is the atmosphere of celebration and excitement. Even if you can’t make it over to Asia this year, or are interested in contributing to local Chinese communities across the US- this list highlights some of the most iconic Lunar New Year celebrations in the country. Massive street markets in San Francisco, Cultural festivities in Honolulu, and firecracker ceremonies in Chicago- check out our picks for some of the best places to celebrate the year of the tiger, with lots of fortune, fun, and food.
  • Easter Weekend Getaways

    Looking for a last-minute weekend getaway this Easter? Whether you have big plans or are just enjoying some major r&r, we have selected some of the best spring destinations for a quick trip away with the entire family. From metropolitan cities to endless fields of tulips in the great outdoors- these destinations feature balmy temperatures, incredible scenery, outdoorsy fun, and sparkling city skylines.
  • Charming Small Towns in The US That You Haven't Heard Of Yet

    Cozied up in a restaurant along the Oregon Trail, waking up to see rocky canons in the distance, or relaxing along an Island coast- these hidden gems have *so* much to offer. Traveling to major cities is fun and all but sometimes we just want to take a few steps off the beaten path and uncover a new perspective. These small towns from the west to the east coast (and beyond) have everything you need for an idyllic weekend getaway, so let's check out some of America's most charming small towns that have *big* travel potential.
  • Warm Travel Destinations In The US For November

    From a California dream to the mythical world of Vegas to the islands of Hawaii- don't worry it's not like the entire country goes sub-zero this winter. We have selected our favorite cities to escape the freeze, and embrace sunshine even in the most wintery months. Enjoy the holidays beneath the palm trees and forget your worries down south, let's take a look at some hot destinations in the USA to travel to this winter.
  • Best Beach Getaways For Early Summer

    Kick-off your summer travel plans the right way- lots of sunshine and sandy shores. Whether you hit the beach to relax and unwind, or are looking for a coastline adventure- we have selected the world's most incredible, top-rated beaches for your early summer travel. So it's time to sink your toes into some cool sand, let's dive into the best beach getaways for early summertime travel.
  • Trending Travel Destinations For Summer

    What time is it? From island paradise to sparkling downtown metropolis, stunning natural surroundings, and trendy galleries- these are the cities that are on our map for trending summer getaways. Looking for a family-friendly adventure? Or a weekend girls' trip? These destinations are full of nonstop excitement to start your summer 2022 on the right foot. Let's dive in!
  • Breathtaking Lantern Festivals Around The World

    As we enter the new year, the ever-so-magical image of mesmerizing lanterns has already begun sparkling in our imaginations. We put together a list of some of the most breathtaking lantern festivals that occur yearly (and sometimes monthly!) throughout the world. While different cultures, countries, and cities have their own unique way of interpreting and celebrating the world- one thing that stays constant is the beauty of light. From the Umi No Hi celebration in Japan, in honor of the ocean, to the water lantern festival of Honolulu, paying respects to our loved ones past- these stunning destinations each carry a deep meaning and spectacular beauty that accumulates in these iconic lantern festivals.
  • My USA Bucket List

    Places in the US that I haven’t visited (yet).
  • Best Poolside Bars Around The World

    Just swim up for an elegant cocktail at these luxury poolside destinations across the world. There is one thing that we think that everyone can get behind, and that’s a conveniently placed luxury bar experience alongside the pool. From lagoons that transport you beneath waterfalls to infinity pools overlooking cities- these sparkling destinations around the world will help you cool off and replenish yourself, whether it's an afternoon with friends or a romantic night out swimming beneath the stars.
  • Unique Beaches Around The World

    These ethereal coastlines will transport you to other planets. Dip your toes in neon blue glowing waters, or snap an insta-worthy picture against cotton-candy colored sandy shores. These fascinating and beautiful beaches around the world are one-of-a-kind destinations that you won’t believe are on planet earth. Let’s take a look at what mother nature has in store for our next fantastical beach getaway.
  • Best Parks To Picnic In Across The USA

    Pack your favorite basket because we are going on a picnic. These parks across the US are tried and tested, locally loved picnic spots that we personally think are the *best* in the country. From tropical gardens to sprawling meadows, there is no shortage of quaint scenery to lay down your favorite blanket and indulge in a tasty lunch with friends. Including classics like Central Park, and historical reserves such as the Walden Pond- Check out these picks for your next big picnic.
  • Epic Destinations For Surfing Around The World

    We finally decided to put together a little list for the surfers out there- and this one is seriously epic. Whether you just got your first board or have been riding the waves for a while, these destinations offer up diverse waves for all levels and an incredibly friendly surf community. Whether it's along the coast of Ireland or Indonesia- this world has no shortage of prime surfing destinations. So grab your board and let's check out the waves- Summer is just around the corner after all.
  • Cities To Visit In 2022

    Hello, 2022! From established tourist destinations to cities on the verge of stardom in the digital nomad scene, these destinations are glittering and sparkling fresh for some new adventures. Experience an authentic St. Patty's day in Dublin, or head south for an authentic taste of Cinco de Mayo in Puebla, Mexico (or both!). Whether you are seeking an international city or a beachside paradise for your next big vacation, we promise you won't want to miss this list. Bon Voyage!
  • The Most Haunted Hotels In The USA

    Old Hollywood establishments, island getaways, and unsolved mysteries, this list will take you on a trail of drama, betrayal, and poolside bars (?) Jokes aside- these fantastical destinations across the country all feature ghoulish visions, peculiar happenings, and eerie backstories- they are also all incredibly old and steeped in history. Visit some of America's most incredible hotels, indulge in delicious cuisine, and face your fears- you might just run into a ghost.
  • Sunsets

    Sunsets around the world
  • Top CBD-friendly Spas

    It's no wonder that CBD-infused wellness products and treats are popping up everywhere, cannabidiol induces relaxation, relieves pain, and has natural healing properties. From CBD-infused oil massages to skincare treatments, Spas have incorporated CBD to bring their services to an all-time high (pun intended). For the most luxurious CBD experiences, we have selected spas that offer an array of innovative wellness treatments- so get ready to enjoy the full benefits of natural remedies on your next getaway.
  • Race-cation Destinations

    In addition to traveling, I also really enjoy running. I've completed numerous 5k's 8k's 10k's, trail races, and a half marathon. 2022 will be my first marathon starting with the iconic NYC Marathon. With races in so many beautiful places I should definitely start training!
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  • My Travel Story

    This list tells the story of how I got started on travel and some of the most memorable spots along the way.
  • National Parks to visit list

  • My Future Adventure List

  • Popular Island Getaways

  • Hikes around the world

    My bucketlist of trails to conquer one day
  • 15 Summer Vacations For Families

    These epic destinations come with the territory , from epic natural wonders to big city adventures, legendary theme parks to bucket-list beaches. These are the best summer vacations in the U.S. for families. #Seekerchallenge
  • Tropical destinations where you can get your party on

    For those that can only tolerate peace and quiet for so long (🙋‍♀️) here are some tropical destinations that come to life after the sun sets.
  • Honeymoon Destinations

    A little slice of paradise for you and your honey is just an airplane ride away. What better way to celebrate your endless love and connection than by visiting these gorgeous destinations? Here are our picks of the most romantic and picturesque destinations from around the world for the perfect backdrop of your romantic holiday. Whether you dream about relaxing along a pristine coastline sipping on fruity drinks or uncovering an adventure- we have the place for you.
  • Island Getaways

    Escape mundane daily life to these slices of actual paradise, everyone needs an island getaway at least once a year. The crystal clear turquoise waters, endlessly sunny climate, fresh local cuisine, islands are consistently the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. Whether you seek a tropical paradise in Tahiti or the vast mountainous landscapes of Kauai, we know that these gorgeous islands are calling your name.
  • You Can Find Me Here Once Covid Is Over

    Here is a list of places I would like to visit once the pandemic will be long gone.
  • Best Beaches in the World

    From adventurous rocky coastlines to sandy paradises perfect for relaxation, these beaches are sure to make your seaside dreams come true. We have a guilty pleasure for exploring beaches throughout our world travels and have chosen these as the most picturesque, ocean-side destinations across the planet. From penguin viewing on a sandy coast in South Africa to the crystal clear turquoise water of Tulum, put on some sandals and explore these gorgeous beaches for your next escape.
  • My favorite UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    At the moment, there are 1,153 UNESCO World Heritage Sites dotted across the globe
  • Iconic Places in the US

    These monumental locations have maintained their status as bucket list-worthy travel destinations. Whether it's the iconic Hollywood sign that transports you into a movie or the dirt roads of Route 66, these landmarks are distinguished in how they have influenced culture across the US. Inspiring natural wonders, incredible architecture, sobering memorials, and outright stunning achievements of humanity: enjoy our Seeker-approved list of the most iconic landmarks in the US.
  • National Parks in the U.S.

    The US boasts an impressive 63 national parks, each with its own distinct character, awe inspiring views and countless ways to connect with nature. The parks are managed by the National Park Service which offers an annual pass for access to all 63 parks throughout the year for one flat price. Let's explore.
  • Girls trip ideas

    Gathering ideas for an affordable yet epic spot for a girls trip. Must haves:🍹 👙 🌊 💃🏽
  • World's Most Beautiful Botanic Gardens

    Spend time engulfed in an awe-inspiring atmosphere that originates from being surrounded by massive amounts of carefully looked after plants. We wandered the sprawling grounds of plentiful flowers at The Royal Botanical Garden in England and sweat beneath the Arizona sun admiring oddly shaped cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden. Whether it's the aesthetic zen of rock gardens in Japan or well-kept orchard collections in Singapore, we chose a selection of our favorite gardens so you can have a safe bet for your itinerary.
  • Most Charming Towns in America

    Planning to hit the road this summer? Check out these charming towns across America gushing with personality and history.
  • Coolest Places to Go Camping

    Sandy deserts, cool mountain air, rocky coastlines with picture-perfect views, no matter what you are seeking we have found the best campsite for you. Across the globe there are endless awe-inspiring destinations to immerse yourself in nature, we have selected some of our favorite locations for your next adventure. Let's explore what this amazing earth has to offer and live off the beaten path at these cool camping destinations.
  • Travel & Leisure's 50 Best Places to Travel

    These breathtaking destinations selected by Travel & Leisure are on the top of bucket lists worldwide. From the gorgeous tropical landscape of Costa Rica to the modern metropolis of Beijing, this list encompasses the vast sceneries and experiences that our planet has to offer. Explore with us seekers, the 50 best places to travel as chosen by the experts at Travel & Leisure.
  • State Capitals in the U.S

    With 50 states across the USA boasting a vibrant and culturally rich capital city, there are plenty of awesome destinations for your next adventure. From ultra-trendy Salt Lake City to historical Boston, these beaming metropolises encompass the famously American melting pot. For some USA travel inspo, here is our list of every capital city across the country.
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Hawaii Articles

  • List of All National Parks in the US By State | 2022

    From swivel chairs to space rockets, the US has had some darn bright ideas over its short history. But of all the ideas that have changed the world, the national parks system is surely close to the top. It was way back in 1872 that the sulfur-belching lands of Yellowstone were designated as protected lands […]

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  • 50 of the Most Romantic Places in the US by State

    Love is in the air, around the corner, and all over the map. Whether you prefer long walks on the beach at sunset, wining and dining until the wee hours of the morning, or soaring to new heights – literally, we have 50 shades of ways to spark love, rekindle romance, and induce wanderlust. Let’s […]

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  • 13 Epic National Parks to Visit in Winter

    From tropical islands to winter wonderlands, these sprawling US national parks are brimming with a sense of exploration and wonder. Visit frozen waterfalls and ski down snowy slopes in Montana at Glacier National Park, go snorkeling alongside sandy shorelines at Florida’s Dry Tortugas National Park, or hike volcanic landscapes and lava fields at Hawai’i Volcanoes […]

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  • 19 Best Things to Do on the North Shore of Oahu

    The North Shore of Oahu is one of the most famous spots in the Hawaiian Islands, thanks to its prime surfing conditions. But the waves at Pipeline and Waimea Bay aren’t the only draw of this alluring destination. While on the North Shore of Oahu, you can also swim with sharks, search for hidden petroglyphs, […]

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  • 19 of the World’s Best Swim-up Bars

    Departing the deep end for a refreshing cocktail isn’t necessary at some of the world’s most popular resorts, thanks to swanky swim-up bars. Swim-up bars offer classic cocktails, tasty nibbles, and enviable views without leaving the water.  Swim-up bars are the perfect respite from the sizzling sun. Often perched poolside, they feature a collection of […]

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  • 11 of the Coolest Waterfalls in Hawaii

    The Hawaiian Islands are packed with natural gems. From golden emerald green mountain ranges and black sand beaches to blue swimming holes and cascading waterfalls, Hawaii lives up to its reputation as an island paradise. The coolest waterfalls in Hawaii are found on all of the major islands. You can visit the well-known ‘Akaka Falls […]

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  • 7 of the Best Black Sand Beaches in Hawaii

    Hawaii: home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. With the pristine blue waters, sunny skies, and golden sand, what more could you ask for? But there are a handful of breathtaking beaches in Hawaii that don’t have golden sand. Instead, these beaches boast the much-rarer black sand, formed when deep black […]

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  • 20 Pink Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dive into the trendiest color of the decade. Whether you’ve just hopped on the pink train or have always loved the color, check out these photo-worthy pink places around the world to satisfy your pink obsession while traveling. 23 Prettiest Pink Places in the World With a combination of Gothic, Roman and Baroque design, Tan […]

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  • 21 Boozy Travel Destinations For Wine Lovers

    When Jesus turned water into wine, he was really onto something. If the Nobel Prize was around back then, he would have won for chemistry, economics, peace, and medicine. Since Jesus’ time, a few others have turned water into wine (with the helpful addition of a few other ingredients), and all over the world, people […]

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  • 3 of the Best Beaches in Hawaii For Off The Beaten Path Travelers

    Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches lie on a chain of islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It’s not a secret destination by any means. Babies are born with a desire to go there. It seems to be on everyone’s bucket list. It’s where nearly half the people from your high school […]

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