Hawaii: Where and When to Meet the Locals

I went searching for some Hawaiian wildlife and did I see the wild creatures. From eels and sharks, to green sea turtles and humpback whales, the Hawaiian Islands truly captured the meaning of oceanic life. The winter months are known for whale watching in Hawaii due to patterns of whale migrations that occur and the […]

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Why Kona Stole My Heart

Full of culture and vibrant life, to activities both on and offshore, Kona is a one-stop shop on the big island of Hawaii. Located on the Big Island, Kona is stretched across 60 miles of a volcanic coastal line. History has proved that King Kamehameha spent his last years here in Kailua-Kona. Now, the village […]

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ADH: Silverton, CO

Silverton Mountain: known for its one two-person chairlift, double black runs and extreme skiing only. As one guide said to us, “If you’re not an expert skier, you should reconsider this.” A two hour drive from Telluride, CO, across the Rocky Mountains, switchbacks over switchbacks, and eventually a left onto a dirt road led us to […]

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Walking into a Dream: The Monet Gardens

Giverny, France – a quaint destination located off the banks of the River Seine. This picturesque village can be found tucked away in the providence of Normandy and holds some of the most breathtaking sights. Take for example the beautiful Monet Gardens, home of the infamous Lily Pond, where Claud Monet painted his Water Lilies […]

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Why Everyone Should Visit Normandy, France

Usually when people think of France, Paris is the first destination that comes to mind. This is usually followed by Cannes or maybe even Nice. Although slightly a less popular destination, the Normandy, France brings in millions of visitors every year, and for good reason. I recently was able to become one of those millions of […]

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Add Annapolis to Your Weekend Getaway List

Surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis City is the state capital of Maryland. A quick trip (about 4 hours) from Pittsburgh, PA, Annapolis has so many things to offer making this a great weekend getaway destination. So here they are, the 5 reasons Annapolis should be added to your weekend getaway list: 1.Maritime Feelings From our hotel, […]

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