Putting three generations together can be a risky proposition. Putting three generations together and mixing in the uncertainty of travel, the angst of family, and the vagaries of life somewhere unfamiliar and you have a recipe for either complete disaster or a cherished memory that will warm your heart for decades to come.
– Big Island
Palm trees, lush green plants with tropical flowers, and beautiful blue water with amazing sunsets. That is my description of Hilo, Hawai’i, when people ask me what it looks like. Hilo was the second stop on our Hawaiian Airlines trip, and I couldn’t have been happier.
Our nighttime manta ray tour took us far out into ocean until the boat anchored and we entered the cool water, grasping the handles of our long surfboard while waiting for what some called “the experience of a lifetime.” In the gloomy depths below, giant manta rays with 10-to-20-foot wingspans slowly emerged from the darkness […]
We were traveling on the internet down-low: packaged, last-minute, and with a “beach-friendly” sticker price. I had been longing for something off-track—coastal Lima or an obscure Columbian island I’d heard of while in Honduras—but I had already traipsed my fiancé through the off-season Mexican jungle just months ago, and he decided to put his foot […]