The Colors of Kauai

We had the amazing opportunity of spending a month in Kauai. There was enough time to venture and get a true sense of the local’s life. Enjoy our top picks. Beach Larsons beach has a secluded experience on the island of Kauai. It’s privacy Getting to this beach you must go down Koolau road and do not miss the Zuckerburg/Facebook property project that is happening … Continue reading The Colors of Kauai

Where Coffee Gives Me Life

My day comes down to coffee. The stronger, the better to get the day cracking. The coffee culture is alive and well in my everyday life. Whether I am writing or having a chat, coffee is essential. Finding coffee shops is on top of the list, so when visiting the expansive L.A. city, it was a bit of a challenge. But, I looked and stumbled … Continue reading Where Coffee Gives Me Life

English Countryside’s Calling

Visiting England can have you experiencing all different cultures, with London especially. Food and everything around the world is in walking distance in most sections of the city. This aspect makes the city vibrant and rich in diversity. Hundreds of languages are heard while sitting on the tube. One still sees the old English pubs and the historical sights that has made it a world … Continue reading English Countryside’s Calling

Lagos: The Edge of the World

Set on the southwest corner of Portugal, the city of Lagos is not a secret to European travelers. The Atlantic winds brings surfers and aquatic venturers to this beach town. Seafood restaurants and a nightlife carve out the curvy streets. The drive of the town is everything water. Doing a boat tour, kayaking, or getting on the water are the reasons to discover Lagos. Their … Continue reading Lagos: The Edge of the World

Oasis in the clouds: Vejer De La Frontera

Ninety minutes south of Seville can have you transported to another era. Vejer de la Frontera was controlled by the Moors for over five hundred years, and this influence can be seen throughout the village. The town is situated on top of a cliff, which kept it protected from invasion. The Spaniards took back the town in 1200 from the Moors and added De La … Continue reading Oasis in the clouds: Vejer De La Frontera

The mountainside bliss of Gambino Winery

Planning and detailing trips have never been a priority. Our Sicily trip was approaching fast with not many plans in place. One day, while flicking through Instagram, a winery popped up in the feed. The pictures showed the winery is situated next to Mt. Etna and carved into the slopes. Since I was going to be on the east coast in Taormina, there was no … Continue reading The mountainside bliss of Gambino Winery

Kingdom of Spain

Barcelona and Madrid have a relationship in the same way New York City and Boston does. Madrid has a smaller feel to its town, but very large in identity. The Spanish passion is felt as soon as you come into its presence. Madrid can be more intimate than Barcelona, with its unlimited tapas, sangria, paella, and flamenco. Each neighborhood brings a different style and lure, … Continue reading Kingdom of Spain

Barcelona: the Mecca of Architecture

When the world of travel comes into mind, Paris, London, Rome, and Barcelona are all in the forefront of people’s minds. With doing things a little backwards, my travels have brought me everywhere else in the world, except Spain. From all the stories that were told about the paella, the street cafes, and the sangria, my expectations were high. Barcelona is busy and packed with … Continue reading Barcelona: the Mecca of Architecture

Come to me, Sicily

With the ocean at our back, it was time to make the cross-island journey to Taormina. Trapani and the island life lies to the west, and it was time for a four-hour car drive to the east. In between the two coasts are a whole lot of olives, grapes, and hills, so it seemed appropriate to see a bit more of Sicily. About two hours … Continue reading Come to me, Sicily