Paris, France - What should I do in three days?

Hi again! Back in April, Mike gave me a planned holiday to Paris as my birthday present. At the beginning of August, we finally went on this long-awaited vacation. The trip lasted about three and a half days. It was busy, but by the end I felt like I had seen everything I wanted to see and eaten everything I wanted to eat. Since this seems like a popular trip from the states, I figured I would briefly write down everything as I would recommend it all for first-timers. I will

Oahu, Hawaii - What should I do?

Aloha and welcome back to another blog on Oahu, Hawaii. This time I wanted to talk about some of the excursions and experiences you can have on the island. Again, this is in no way a complete overview of everything you can do, but I do think most activities here are great for first-timers. Some of the activities do not have pictures because they were too long ago (and I cannot find them digitally) and before I cared about taking good photos. Oh! And know that I usually rent a

Oahu, Hawaii - What should I eat?

Aloha and welcome to my first blog, or guide rather, on visiting Oahu, Hawaii (a.k.a. O'ahu, Hawai'i)! I have been visiting Oahu for many many years now, since I have family on the islands and my parents love to travel. Oahu is becoming more and more jam packed with Japanese influence and fun activities. While it may be viewed as overpopulated and touristy, especially in comparison to the other islands, I still love Oahu for the variety of relaxation and excitement. You can n

Japan - What should I pack? What do I need to know?

I get a lot of questions about what to pack and specific information about the culture for first-timers to Japan. Japan was always number one on my list of international travel and in 2009 I was lucky enough to go there for the first time. Since then, I have been a couple more times, exploring the culture I love so much more and more. I still have not been to so many places on the island and intend to go there more in the future. I am definitely not an expert in this category