When I was younger, I got talked into joining the United Mileage program by getting a United credit card. The sign up included maybe, 25,000 in mileage rewards, which at the time probably would have gotten me a free one way flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco. While I can appreciate that offer, it … Continue reading Plus Sized Musings: Are Travel Credit Cards Amazing or a Scam?
As I mentioned in my previous blog, I now have a mortgage for a small condo here in Maui. The fact is, my mortgage is less expensive than it would have been for me to rent on this island, which I find sad. So many of the available homes and condos and apartments on Maui … Continue reading Plus Sized Musings: Airbnb style accommodations
Let me begin with mentioning that 2018 has delivered me a very intense first half of the year. I entered the world of real estate for the first time and am now the proud owner of a tiny Condo on Maui with a peek-a-boo ocean view. As anyone who has decided to start the homeownership … Continue reading A Plus Sized Gal Hits the Streets Of New York City & Takes a Road Trip
Obviously, the point of this blog is to encourage you all to live your travel dreams in spite of your fluff. Sometimes that means doing it alone. I've actually written the following sentence in the 'notes' section on Opentable.com: "Please don't put me right on the kitchen door or in a busy path way, sometimes … Continue reading Plus sized & traveling solo
The concierge desks I work at all have a gigantic television, usually behind my head, with a non stop loop showing some of the most amazing Hawaiian destinations. Guests often oooh and ahhh and squeek, "I want to go there!" and point at the screen, always when Kualoa Ranch is on. Without turning around I know … Continue reading A Plus Sized Series: Oahu Part 2 – Kualoa Ranch
Depending on who you are and what you love your mind went somewhere different when you read the word theater. Maybe your first thought was movie theater seats, or perhaps theater seating on Broadway or a sporting event seat or even general theater seats at comedy shows in Vegas. Well, I'm here to talk about them … Continue reading A plus sized girl talks about theater seats
When you're a fluffy person, you automatically disqualify yourself from certain things. Not in every instance, but at some point you stop imagining yourself doing things like skydiving, bungee jumping, zip-lining and even some amusement park rides. If you're still dreaming about them, it's in a - "When I've lost my fluff, I'll do that" … Continue reading A plus sized girl goes parasailing in paradise
Foodventures: Travel + Food = Delicious Destinations Hello my fellow globetrotters! My name is Adrienne, and I am one of Lauren’s geeky friends who absolutely LOVES to travel any chance I get. I grew up with a family that traveled for fun and work, so the need to traverse this earth is engrained in my … Continue reading A plus sized series: Foodventures – An Introduction. By guest blogger Adrienne!
It all started with the treasure map. My friends from the Los Angeles Dumbledores Army (LADA) had been planning a trip to Portland to go to a Harry Potter convention. I had never been to a con before so I decided to come along. Secretly, though, it was more because I could finally fulfill a … Continue reading A plus sized girl has a Crazy Goonie Adventure
I'll never forget the fateful day I was at work in Los Angeles and my coworker, clearly sick of me trying to talk to her about Harry Potter, said, "Why don't you see if there are any Harry Potter fan groups around here?". I did a quick google search and voila, I had finally found … Continue reading A plus sized Harry Potter fan nerds out in London with a fluffy friend