4 Georgia Beaches to Discover

by Mary Jo Manzanares on May 3, 2017

Travelers weary of overdeveloped and crowded beaches will find the perfect remedy on Georgia’s Atlantic coast. Whether the destination is one of Georgia’s famous Golden Isles, a windswept national seashore like Cumberland Island, or the diverse experience that is Tybee Island, there’s a place where the shore is calm and uncrowded. 1 – Cumberland Island National […]


Winter Warm Up on Oahu

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 27, 2013

Hawaiian hibiscus

Outdoorsy adventurers and nature lovers can warm up on Oahu this winter with blood-pumping activities, sporting events and sweat-stimulating packages in one of the most scenic destinations in the world. Oahu’s vibrant outdoor culture is perfect for runners, hikers, bikers, swimmers, surfers, paddlers, sky divers, yogis, or anyone that enjoys being outdoors, but appreciates still […]


Yaeyama Islands: Japan’s Best Kept Secret

by Guest Contributor on July 30, 2013

Ishigaki Japan

Smattered like droplets on Japan’s southernmost point are the Yaeyama Islands. Circling the central most island of Ishigaki, several of these tropical islands offer some of the best diving in the world, not to mention a splendid array of flora and fauna to rival anywhere else in southeast Asia. The Iriomote Yamaneko (translation:  Iriomote Mountain […]


Hundreds of Beaches on the Island of Majorca

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 13, 2011

Mallorca @ night

The island of Majorca offers hundreds of beaches making it a one stop destination for beach loving vacationers.  Majorca (also spelled Mallorca) has long been popular with European beach lovers, and it’s starting to be discovered by North Americans looking for an island that provides a little slice of heaven. The island has hundreds of […]


The Beaches of Fuerteventura

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 8, 2011

Fuerteventura surfing, Canary Islands

With white and black sand beaches, year round sunshine, and ridiculously warm weather, Fuerteventura, Spain offers visitors terrific year-round surfing, sailing, diving, sport fishing, and all sorts of adventure both on land and water.  Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands, owned by Spain and located about 63 miles off the coast of Africa. There […]


Holiday-Worthy Restaurants in Aruba

by Jessica Colley on October 27, 2011

Aruba beach

Instead of all the regular cooking and cleaning of the holidays, how about an island getaway instead? A destination like Aruba will not only deliver lovely temperatures and that signature ocean breeze, but also some great places to eat that are worthy of a holiday celebration. A celebration abroad can be just as special as […]


Planning a Vacation in Greece

by Christina Uticone on September 29, 2011

What does your fantasy vacation look like? Are there blue waters and clean white beaches? Do you imagine days spent on island sands, or a walk through history, visiting important archaeological and historical sites? A Greece holiday can be all of that, and more, with something to suit every traveler: the sun worshipping beach lover, […]


On my recent trip to Hawaii I stayed at the Hale Kai Bed and Breakfast just outside downtown Hilo. Knowing that every B&B is different and has its own style, I wasn’t sure what to expect. It turned out to be a place that I’m excited to share with The Traveler’s Way readers. The Hale […]


Key West Road Trip on Highway 1

by Elise on August 4, 2011

beach in key west florida

The drive along Highway 1 from Miami to Key West is a classic American road trip, and Anthony and I were eager to give it a go when we found ourselves in Florida.  The drive is incredible, covering 100 tiny islands, 42 bridges and one long open road!  The road itself is also something to […]

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Amazing Alcatraz: Living History in San Francisco

by Jessica Colley on July 12, 2011

Alcatraz Island

Is there any prison as famous as Alcatraz? Maybe it’s the lonely location of the former jail, set on an island over a mile from shore in the San Francisco Bay. Maybe it’s the memorable name, the famed stories of prison breaks, or the presence of Alcatraz in Hollywood films. For all of these reasons […]