Author: Michele

Hawai’i Weekend Getaway: How to See the Best on a Big Island Road Trip

Hawai’i Weekend Getaway: How to See the Best on a Big Island Road Trip

Day 1 of your Big Island Road Trip: Arrive in Kona You can fly into Kona or Hilo and get around the rest of the Island from there driving around Big Island. We chose to start and end our adventure in Kona, where the island’s [continue reading]

The Perfect 3-day Itinerary for a Relaxing Weekend in Vancouver

The Perfect 3-day Itinerary for a Relaxing Weekend in Vancouver

Vancouver is the perfect location for a quick West Coast weekend getaway with friends. You could also easily take this trip with a partner or family, but we went for a girls’ weekend so that is the lens through which this guide will be laid [continue reading]

Studying Hummingbirds in Cerro de la Muerte

Studying Hummingbirds in Cerro de la Muerte

Back in 2016 I was working as an intern at a field studies program in Costa Rica. During the semester we traveled with the students and professors to field sites where they were taught about environmental conservation and how to conduct field research surveying wildlife, [continue reading]

46 Free and Cheap Things to Do in Seattle

46 Free and Cheap Things to Do in Seattle

So you’ve been to the icky gum wall and bought some flowers from Pike Place Market, now what?? If you are looking for some more fun and free things to do in Seattle, Washington, you have come to the right place. We moved to the [continue reading]

Weekend in Panama – A Day in San Blas Paradise

Weekend in Panama – A Day in San Blas Paradise

On my second day in Panama City, I wake up at 4:30 am, fill up my water, fry an egg, and cut up a fruit. I reluctantly swallow my breakfast, then stagger down the stairs of my hostel in the twilight hours to catch a [continue reading]