Holy Crap, We Bought an RV! Camper Tour


Growing up, I was a glamper. What’s a glamper, you ask?  It’s someone who enjoys every part of camping except the unpleasant bits.  Things like dirty bathrooms or no bathrooms, hard tent floors, hot or freezing cold temperatures, and having to unpack and re-pack your entire car every time you want a meal or risk attracting every bear within…

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Breakfast in Waikiki | Eggs ‘n Things Review


While taking an early morning walk through Waikiki Beach we noticed an impressive crowd outside of Eggs ‘n Things and commented that it must be a great place to draw in such a crowd on a weekday morning.  When our friends suggested that we meet there for breakfast the following Sunday (which happened to be…

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Crazy Good Chicken on Oahu | Maui Mike’s Review


Before we even pack our suitcases for a trip we usually already have much of our food plan decided for every single day that we’re gone.  Knowing that we planned to spend a day in the central/northern part of Oahu to visit the Dole Plantation, etc, I wanted to find a cool place that would…

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The Best Scone I’ve Ever Eaten at Diamond Head Market and Grill


Coming up with a game plan for where we want to eat when we travel is where we focus much of our planning efforts.  While it’s fun to visit some of the more popular and touristy places, I like to dig a little bit deeper and find the smaller establishments that maybe only the locals or savvy…

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Breakfast in Honolulu | Heavenly Island Lifestyle Restaurant


When doing research for the Shoreline Hotel where we stayed in Waikiki I learned about this small, cute, and relatively new restaurant attached to the same building.  Heavenly Island Lifestyle is focused on serving meals made with fresh, local, organic ingredients.  We had some loose plans to fit a visit to Heavenly in our trip and after finding a…

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Duke’s Waikiki Review and Photo Tour


I’m so excited to share our lunch at Duke’s Waikiki with all of you!  Duke’s is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.  The restaurant is steeped in the life of Duke Kahanamoku, known as Hawaii’s most famous citizen and the father of international surfing.  Taking a walk around the restaurant you can catch a…

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Hotel Tour | Shoreline Hotel Waikiki Review


We just returned from an 8-night stay in Waikiki on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.  We decided that for this trip a boutique hotel would suit our needs well.  Boutique hotels are defined as being cute and modern with small but updated rooms.  They are typically located in trendy or popular neighborhoods.  We have had…

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A Night at Margaritaville Island Hotel | Review


On Memorial Day we spent a night at the brand new Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  This is such a neat place to stay and I can’t wait to share all of the fun photos with you guys, so let’s get started! The Details: Address: 131 Island Dr., Suite 5118 · Pigeon Forge, TN…

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Knoxville International Biscuit Festival 2015


It’s May, and that means the return of one of my very favorite local food events – Knoxville’s International Biscuit Festival!  Started in 2009 by a group of biscuit lovers, the celebration has grown exponentially into a nationally recognized food festival.  The entirety of the festival takes place over the course of 3 days and includes food…

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