Channel Islands, like nowhere else on earth

The Channel Islands have piqued my interest for over a decade as I look at Catalina Island (one of the 8 Channel Islands) from our Malibu pad. During the pandemic we discovered the lesser known idyllic Two Harbors on Catalina where a stay at rustic Banning House Lodge made me long for my tranquil New England homeland. But these other unfamiliar islands we yearned to … Continue reading Channel Islands, like nowhere else on earth

17 Unexpected Experiences on Maui, Hawaii

This article was first published on MoneyInc, July 2018. Hawaii is America, just a 5-hour flight from the West Coast, but in some ways feel so foreign. Each island is unique and has its own character. Maui, the “valley isle”, is considered one of the best places to visit in the US.  And while certain areas of Maui can feel overcrowded, the island’s diverse terrain … Continue reading 17 Unexpected Experiences on Maui, Hawaii