Gringa Made Me Do It

Besides my quick four-hour taco run to Nogales last year, this incredible trip was my first real experience in Mexico. I was fortunate enough to have two close friends guide me across the country to various locations over the best ten-day trip imaginable. I had zero expectations going into this trip, my friends flawlessly planned…

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…