5 Incredible Musts when in Oahu, Hawaii

HawaiiOahu, Hawaii  

I knew I would find an abundance of turquoise in Hawaii. I’ve always imagined Hawaii to be a place where houses would be painted turquoise. I was right. From the beautiful turquoise coloured beaches, to the island’s décor, turquoise can be spotted. It would appear that Hawaii’s colour of choice is turquoise. I couldn’t capture all that is turquoise on Oahu. There is turquoise around every corner, which left a permanent smile on my face. Continue reading

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Puerto Rico

Carolina Paddleboarding

Isla Verde

I tried Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) for the first time in Hawaii about a month ago. After instantly falling in love with the sport, I was bound and determined to do it again as soon as possible. My second SUP adventure also happened on an island, but this time on the island of Puerto Rico in Isla Verde with Carolina Paddleboarding. Alejandro (Alex) Calaf, founder of Carolina Paddleboarding, took me on a SUP adventure of a lifetime from Isla Verde beach to Boca de Cangrejos and into Pinones lagoon and back. My half day SUP private tour gave me the best of both worlds: open ocean paddling and calm lagoon paddling. I couldn’t have asked for a better afternoon on the water in sunny Puerto Rico. Continue reading