Beautiful Boracay

After finding a good last-minute deal online for hotel+flights, I headed off to the island of Boracay in the Philippines for a long weekend. I have to admit, I’d never even heard of the place until a friend informed me that it was one of the most beautiful places they had ever visited and I…

Aloha Honolulu

Now I understand why Hawaiian people always seem so happy – with beaches and food and shopping like they have, what’s not to smile about?! A long weekend in Honolulu was a fantastic introduction to the ways of island life on Oahu. After taking the overnight flight from Haneda, I rented a car and headed…