Islands

Big & small, near & far, populated or remote; islands hold a special fascination for me and we know that many won’t be here forever! I have visited many types of islands around the world and am sharing some of my favorites with you.

The Catalina Island Guide For Everyone

/
My second time visiting Catalina made me fall even more in love with this island just off the Southern California coast. This time around, I was not pregnant and it was one of my first trips away from my infant daughter--meaning MOM WAS OFF DUTY!…
Holiday Inn Express Waikiki Poolside

Oahu Hotel Review: My Stay at the Holiday Inn Express Waikiki

/
Six hours of flying over nothing but blue, it was almost a surprise to see the dark, jagged peaks shooting out of the Pacific Sea. These tiny islands were Hawaii and I was going to spend a week on one of them, Oahu. As we passed over the capital city…

Maui Dining Guide: My Favorite Eats

/
https://youtu.be/04Dz3TJzp5I Maui has so much amazing food, it is hard to narrow down my favorite bites! We spent 10 days on this tropical island paradise and we ate & drank our way around Wailea, Kaanapali, Napili, Paia, Lahaina and Hana. Here…

Napili Kai Beach Resort: Tropical Boutique in Maui

/
https://youtu.be/OrZPUMh265k Maui has no shortage of hotels, resorts, and B&Bs, but if you want a truly unique, natural, boutique resort that has as much history as it does coastline, Napili Kai might be the right fit. I stayed here in February…

Must Stay in Maui: Four Seasons Maui

/
https://youtu.be/TQrzQaEh_CM This beach resort is an oasis. It is truly Hawaiian, yet has amazing pools, fabulous rooms, a pristine sandy beach, a spa and incredible restaurants. Beautiful to walk through yet delicious, luxurious, attentive and intimate--Four…
Papua New Guinea Profile

Papua New Guinea: A Country Profile

/
Explore this remote part of the world with me as I go from Papua New Guinea's mountainous Highlands to the Karawari River and Sepik in the Lowlands. With few roads, we took a charter plane between locations on the most remote experience of my life! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=legFoOaWbIU&t   Sponsors:…
saint lucia nightlife

Saint Lucia's Nightlife

Saint Lucia knows how to live the good life--sun & fun by day, street party & rum by night! Kelley hits the hopping nightlife of Rodney Bay by checking out some of the top bars & clubs and even the Casino. She also dances in the streets…