Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa Food Review

Hello Travelers! In this post I will be walking through my experience staying at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Keep reading as I review my top restaurant recommendations! To help bring a consistent approach to rating the restaurants, I will be rating each of the following on a 5…

Sugar Mill Restaurant Review

Hello Travelers! I recently had the pleasure of dining at the Sugar Mill Restaurant while in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Keep reading for everything you need to know about this fine dining experience – from the food and ambience, to Big Guy accessibility. The Sugar Mill Restaurant is an award-winning fine dining restaurant located at Half Moon…

Dolphin Cove

The first time I saw a Dolphin was at the beach in Malibu at sunset. It was a magical experience even from so far away. I saw them jump and play in the ocean with a gorgeous orange and purple sunset right behind them. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would ever…

Colorful food truck located in Hawaii

Hawaiian Traditions: Food Trucks & Fruit Stands

Did you know food trucks and fruit stands are HUGE in Hawaii!? And, for good reason. As we explored Hawaii, we were surrounded by endless options for quick, delicious bites to eat. Traditions in Hawaii are so cool, and I loved learning about them. It’s actually one of my favorite parts about traveling. I love…

Mark standing in front of a helicopter in Hawaii

Helicopter Ride Over The Big Island

The Big Island is one of the coolest places I’ve seen. And as if it couldn’t get any cooler, I got to see it from a helicopter! We took the most amazing helicopter ride over the island and were able to capture some of the most amazing views. We saw active volcanoes that erupted in…

Beautiful view of the water and greenery in Hawaii

The Road to Hana Town

During my recent travels in Hawaii, I had the opportunity to make a trip down The Road to Hana Town. This incredible scenic drive is a 64.4-mile-long stretch of Hawaiian highway connecting Kahului to Hana, a small town in east Maui. However, the term “highway” is a little misleading. Traveling the Alaloa This journey took us over a series of 54 narrow…

Maui’s Red Sand Beach

After our scenic trip over The Road to Hana Town, we stopped at this incredible Red Sand Beach. I had been to Maui 12 years prior, but the beauty of this beach took my breath away like it was the first time. The pictures can hardly capture just how vivid the contrast is between the…

Aerial view of green island surrounded by blue ocean water

Helicopter Ride above Moloka‘i

Yesterday, we took a beautiful helicopter trip over and through the island of Molokai. Molokai is the fifth largest island in the Hawaiian island chain. Hawaii, as a whole, seems to invoke ideas of a simplified life – in touch with the beauty of nature. Molokai is absolutely no different. In fact, it’s one of…

A large shark swimming through the ocean

Free Diving with Sharks [NOT in a Cage]!

Free diving with sharks is not for the faint at heart! These are not small sharks, they are REAL Galapagos & Blue sharks! We were hoping to see tiger sharks or even the real possibility of seeing a great white, but we didn’t see either of those species. But it sure as hell beats just…

Beautiful church on the Grand Wailea property

The Grand Wailea: A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Hawaii

During our fun trip to Hawaii, we stayed at the most luxurious, beautiful resort. The Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort far exceeded our expectations. This resort was stunning. It’s located on Wailea Beach on the southwest shore of Maui. From the beautiful decor and various dining amenities to the excellent service, I would highly…