Skip to Content

I ruptured two ligaments in my ankle and created a small fracture on November 22nd, 2021. It was weeks later when had surgery on my ankle December 15. Since then, it’s been a bit of a battle. I couldn’t walk for the first month at all and was on crutches. My camera was tucked away …

Read More about THE WEEKLY #304: DUSTED OFF THE CAMERA & HIKING SHOES

The Kahekili Trail is a short but adventurous ridge hike on the beautiful east coast of Oahu, Hawaii. With 600 meters of elevation over just three kilometers to the summit, this trail is a steep climb. With lots of exposed ridges, you will find some of the best east coast views while on the Kahekili …

Read More about Kahekili Trail: Epic Ridge Hike On Oahu’s East Coast

Oahu is undoubtedly an adventurer’s paradise. Unlimited hikes, free-diving, snorkeling, scuba-diving, waterfalls, ridges, beaches and surf to discover. All of these activities are within a short drive around this action-packed island. On top of the overload of adventure options, the weather is awesome and the local food is great. It’s easy to see where I …

Read More about THE WEEKLY #257: HI-LIFE

The two years I spent on the island of Oahu were easily the most transformative period of my life. I transitioned from a life of soccer and study to adventure, exploration, photography, and entrepreneurship. The island holds a lot of great memories for me not just based on the fun adventures but the entire transitional …

Read More about THE WEEKLY #256: BACK TO THE ROOTS

The Moanalua Valley Trail to Haiku stairs hiking route is one of the most adventurous hikes on Oahu. The hike follows the Moanalua Valley Trail before connecting up the Moanalua Middle Ridge, which is the legal ‘backway’ to the Stairway to Heaven (Haiku Stairs) satellite summit. While you can’t legally step foot on the stairs …

Read More about Moanalua Valley Trail To Haiku Stairs (Legal Backway To Stairway To Heaven)

The north shore of Oahu offers one of the most relaxed environments in the world. Chill vibes, surf, and sunsets are a guarantee. Unlike Waikiki, there are only a small number of hotels. However, this is a comprehensive list of the most popular hotels on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii. I’ve also added in …

Read More about Where To Stay On The North Shore Of Oahu: Complete Guide

The west side of Oahu is a beautiful stretch of island paradise. Beaches, caves, hikes are spread throughout the west coast. After living on the island for two years I compiled a list of the Best West Oahu Beaches. I’ve also added in a few links to tours or activities that are available at each beach or …

Read More about 11 Best West Oahu Beaches: Best Of The Leeward Coast

Five years ago I hit publish on the Journey Era blog. Little did I know, the moment my finger clicked that button my life would change forever. I was living on Oahu at the time, which is a tropical island in Hawaii. I was in the last semester of my journalism degree. Sitting in the …

Read More about THE WEEKLY #248: IT’S BEEN 5 YEARS AS A TRAVEL BLOGGER

It’s been a strange seven days. So strange I’m still struggling to wrap my head around the world we live in as I sat here at Manchester Airport. Yes, you read right… Manchester. It’s not my final destination as part of this 36-hour journey and is only part of the contributions to the oddities of …

Read More about THE WEEKLY #214: AN ODD WEEK AND A BIG MOVE