Paradise is calling – will you answer? If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii and are curious what to pack, you’re in the right place. While there are some small but important considerations depending on your Hawaii travel plans, it’s not hard to pack for Hawaii – I promise! Here’s a Hawaii packing list that … Continue Reading

When most people go to Hawaii, they pick an island, choose a beachfront hotel, and call it done. You’re not most people, are you?  If you’re considering an UnCruise in Hawaii, you already know you want more from your Hawaiian vacation than a tan and a Mai Tai hangover. UnCruise itineraries in Hawaii let you … Continue Reading

Traveling to Alaska? You may wonder what you need to pack. After years of living in – and traveling to – Alaska, here are my best packing tips.

The open road is calling, and you want to answer. I know the feeling: over the course of my life, I’ve had the opportunity to make some incredible road trips. I drove the Al-Can Highway twice (in 1992 and 2006), and made the drive down the Pacific Coast Highway in 2014. I’ve explored the Olympic … Continue Reading

Everybody raves about Tieks, but are they worth it? Here’s my honest review of whether Tieks are worth the price – one year after buying my first pair.

Unsure what to pack for San Francisco? It can be tough since the weather changes so much! Here is my perfect packing list for a trip to SF.

Is a Pacific Coast Highway road trip on your bucket list? It was on mine too, before I made the trip! Here are all the amazing places you can experience along the PCH.

Want to extend your trip to Seattle – or do you live in the Emerald City and need to get out of town? Here are the weekend trips from Seattle to take.

Are you planning an Olympic Peninsula road trip? Here’s everything you need to know to plan an unforgettable drive around the Olympic Peninsula.