Over to O’ahu

About a month prior to my departure, I was catching up with an old friend at a restaurant in Santa Barbara. At the time, she was working for a travel company that organized trips for recent high school graduates to various tropical destinations. Every summer they send their employees along for three weeks to help…

Mahalo Kauai

I have traveled to a handful of places, but until Hawaii, I had never vacationed. The difference is really quite simple. Traveling is great, you experience more than words can explain while traveling, but it is physically (and sometimes emotionally) exhausting. On the other hand, vacationing is therapeutic and typically involves staying put and getting a nice tan. I’d like…