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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
The first time I went to Hawaii, my family and I went to Oahu and stayed in downtown Waikiki. I was not a worldly traveller yet, in fact, the 5 hour flight was only the second time I'd gotten on a plane in my life. Now, I don't remember precisely what I was expecting, but … Continue reading A plus sized series: Oahu Part 1 – Oahu and Pearl Harbor
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
The birth place of Queen Ka'ahumanu, the burial site of Charles Lindburgh and the most remote town in all of Hawai'i - her name is Hana. While very few people actually live out in the town of Hana, it's one of the most visited areas for tourists on Maui. It's kind of a right of … Continue reading A plus sized series: Maui part 3 – the road to Hana
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!
Where on earth can you see a shark, freshly fallen snow in summer and an active volcano in the span of three hours? Hawai'i, baby. I sell helicopter tours of Hawai'i for a living... and I've never been on one. If you're a former guest of mine and I convinced you that I'd been on … Continue reading A plus sized girl takes a volcano flight tour
My coworker Meg always jokes with the Maui visitors, "You know it's state law that you have to go to a luau when you visit Hawai'i". She always gets a big laugh, because it feels too true. A Hawaiian tradition since the early 1800's, a luau is a feast and a party rolled up … Continue reading A plus sized series: Maui part 2 – Luaus
I can see the gorgeous ocean from where I'm sitting at Starbucks this morning. I adore the ocean and have a great respect for it. Of course there are a lot of scary things in the ocean, just like on land. Sharks, of course, being one of the things the people of this earth are … Continue reading A plus sized girl has a shark adventure
If you've read my introduction, you'll be aware of how much I love snorkeling. To be perfectly honest, it's 90% of why I sold most of my earthly belongings and moved to Maui... A teensy little rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. I apparently was always a water baby and a lot of … Continue reading A plus sized series: Maui part 1 – Snorkeling