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Itineraries, Travel

Aloha Nui Loa – Honeymooning in Maui

When I first brought Hawaii to the table as a prospective Honeymoon destination, Jeremy was skeptical. In his mind, Hawaii was overrated and overdone. But after a couple days in Maui, he realized there’s a reason why everyone goes there. For me, Hawaii is not just your typical beach destination, but a beautiful island with a rich history and vibrant culture. To all my friends planning a trip towards the Pacific and for ones who just want to hear about our time, this is for you: Day One:  ...

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Itineraries, Travel

The Road to Hana

One of the top things to do in Maui, potentially right below catching the sunrise on Haleakala, is the famous road to Hana. Located right on the eastern end of Maui, the small town of Hana is widely known, not quite for the town itself, but for the journey towards it. Unsurprisingly, it can be overwhelming figuring out where to stop along the way, but to help any future Maui goers, we’ve put our itinerary here which hits some beautiful sights, memorable surprises, and a couple of spots that  ...

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Study Abroad, Travel

Lisbon: Belem and Alfama

After leaving the metro station and doing some walking, Kristine and I found the Pont du Avril and immediately saw its resemblance to the Golden Gate Bridge. (It looked identical!) We sat on a bench amongst older men fishing on other benches, to take it all in. Our next stop was right back to Pasteis de Belem for some fresh Pastel de Natas. Instead of taking them to go, we decided to eat our pastries inside of the beautifully tiled bakery. Just like the day before, they were warm, flaky,  ...

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