Absolute Bliss at 3 Top Spas in Maui

I am just addicted to massage. I mean, I give Thai massages, but usually after I give one I tell people OMG I need one myself now. In India they aren't that expensive so you could get one for $10 bucks & weekly if you felt like it. In Maui they are a little more

Luxury Guide to Austin

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

9 things I can’t wait to do when I’m back in Ohio, TODAY!

I am coming back to the US! I will be in good ol' Lexington Ohio for the most part for the almost 6 weeks I'll be home. So many things were running through my head of what I want to do when I'm back, and more importantly what I want my mom to cook. When

Staying in Ka’anapali, Maui at the Sheraton

I was meant to stay at the Sheraton in Maui for only two days, but the night before check-out when I was meant to leave and explore a new hotel to tell you about... I searched and searched for best value for money hotels in Maui, and quickly realized that I was already there. The

My Little Guide to Honolulu

I was in Honolulu less than a week, so as I said this is a "little" guide to Honolulu; just a peak at some of my favorite parts of Honolulu. I want to also add that it's ideal to get out of Waikiki and drive to North Shore for example to watch surfers and eat

VIVE Hotel Waikiki | boutique stay on a budget

Hawaii is a dream destination for many and most save up years in order to take a two-week holiday there. I tried out a couple different hotels in Honolulu and found the perfect hotel for those looking for where to stay in Honolulu on a budget. Rooms usually go for around 300 per night on Waikiki.

Seeing the island differently with Air Maui

I am just cutting to the chase and saying: I loved everything about my helicopter tour with Air Maui, so if you're looking for an Air Maui review, I'm giving it two thumbs up! I got so many great photos that I wanted to share and a few tips to help you enjoy your ride

The Modern Hotel Honolulu | The BEST on Waikiki

After our 3 week trip in Hawaii Ben asked what my favorite bits were and right up there with surfing and helicopter rides I said our two nights at The Modern Hotel Honolulu. It really is that good that a hotel on its own can MAKE your trip. Look no further for where to stay in Honolulu.  Related: