Latest Post
Don’t be THAT Hawai’i Tourist (from a local)

Don’t be THAT Hawai’i Tourist (…

“If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?” “HAWAI’I!” Over the last year, A LOT of people have reached out asking me to drop my insider knowledge on the most pristine…

View Post
Share:
Recent Posts

Satisfy Your Bellies While Supporting These Locally Owned Maui Eateries

Satisfy Your Bellies While Supporting These Locally Owned Maui Eateries

Maui boasts of its “onolicious” foods – and as a Maui local, I can’t argue with that! From plate lunches and fish tacos, to laulau and dry mein, Maui has an array of flavorful dishes…

View Post

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Teaching in Thailand

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Teaching in Thailand

If you’re reading this, then congratulations! You’re already several steps ahead of many people thinking of teaching abroad (and by “many people”, I mean 2019 Kylie – LOL). Yes, I was that person who didn’t…

View Post

Do These 5 Simple Things to Become a More Mindful Traveler in 2021

Do These 5 Simple Things to Become a More Mindful Traveler in 2021

Can you believe it’s already 2021?! Even though we’ve been homebound for the bulk of 2020, the year proved that time doesn’t stop for anyone! I know we’re all ITCHING to bust out those passports…

View Post

Visiting Hiroshima as a (half) Japanese American Woman

Visiting Hiroshima as a (half) Japanese American Woman

As young children, we’re all introduced to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. I remember reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes in elementary school and desperately hoping for her recovery from leukemia. In high…

View Post

Visiting Kelingking Beach as a Solo Female Traveler (worth the hype?)

Visiting Kelingking Beach as a Solo Female Traveler (worth the hype?)

One of the most iconic views in all of Bali takes on the shape of a dinosaur and goes by the nicknames: Cap de T-Rex, T-Rex Bay, and Dinosaur Hat Beach. Look up a photo…

View Post