Hike to a Shipman Beach – Big Island hidden treasure

Shipman Beach, also known as Hā'ena Beach, is only about a 30 minute drive from Hilo. It’s one of the only white sand beaches on this side of the island. I was excited to learn that I didn’t need to make an hour and a half long trip to Kona side to find that type … Continue reading Hike to a Shipman Beach – Big Island hidden treasure

What to do in Oslo, Norway

I never imagined myself wandering the streets of Oslo, Norway, but it ended up being the place where I spent the longest amount of time during my travels over the summer. Initially, I was going to meet my friend Lisa there, but the timing of our arrivals was off by a single day (which is … Continue reading What to do in Oslo, Norway