Kauai Island’s Best Kept Secrets by Heidi…

Kauai Island

My name is Heidi Siefkas, a writer, storyteller, and adventurer currently living in Kauai.

I moved to the Garden Isle at the end of 2013 after calling South Florida my home for nearly ten years.

Kauai can best be described in these five words: lush, mystical, dynamic, island, paradise

Women should consider visiting Kauai because of its inspirational beauty for relaxation, active adventure, self-discovery, yoga, writing, and art.  Plus nature’s surprises are around each corner with waterfalls, canyons, and secluded beaches.

Don’t forget your camera. Kauai island will make everyone a good photographer…


Thousands Have Visited Sag Harbor… Why Not You?

My name is Vanessa and I have lived in Sag Harbor, New York for four years. I have lived in the Hamptons my entire life. I grew up in neighboring East Hampton.

Sag Harbor can best be described in these five words:  close-knit, community, old-fashioned, quaint, and friendly.

Women should consider visiting Sag Harbor because it is a quaint but upbeat town that offers almost everything to suit your taste, style and budget. The daytime is soothing and the nightlife is lively, with events happening around almost every corner, from weekend farmer’s markets and craft shows to gala events on the dock and restaurants open past 12am.  Sag Harbor offers some of the best boutique shops and eateries on the east end.

Whether you enjoy sailing adventures, hiking, shopping, organic grocery stores and local markets or evening comedy performances, Sag Harbor has it all…


Looking For a New York City Guide? Jennifer Can Help…

New York City Guide

My name is Jennifer C. Smith-Parker.  I’m a born-and-bred New Yorker and live in Fresh Meadows, Queens.

New York can best be described in these five words: exciting, safe, unique, convenient, and neighborhoods.

Women should consider visiting New York City because it’s impossible for anyone to get bored. From local performances to Broadway shows, to shopping and dining, to ice skating and sunbathing, to art museums and historical museums, New York is bursting with activities.

And that’s not just Manhattan proper!

The boroughs such as Queens (where I am from) and Brooklyn have all of the aforementioned activities with strong neighborhood identities…


Sherry Teaches Travel at the Iolani School in Hawaii…

The Iolani School, in Honolulu, is a prestigious private school for grades K to 12.

With over 1,800 students, the Iolani School is one of the largest independent schools in the United States.

But the best part…

They take a different approach to education by inviting guest teachers to expose the students to different professions and views on life.

In 2014, Sherry Ott had the honor of becoming the first ever travel blogger and digital media professional to teach the students about how to travel, being flexible with their future, living in the present moment, and how they can make their own way in life.

Learn how Sherry made a HUGE impact on the students at the Iolani School and how teachers (and parents) can incorporate travel in education anywhere in the world…


Mary’s No-Nonsense Guide of Things to do on Oahu…

Pop quiz:

What Hawaiian Island is known as “The Gathering Place“, is the third largest Hawaiian Island, and is home to the Honolulu International Airport?

  • A. Kaui
  • B. Hawaii (aka The Big Island)
  • C. Oahu
  • D. Maui

Answer: Oahu.

That’s right.

With well-known features such as Waikīkī, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Kāneʻohe Bay, Kailua Bay, and North Shore, there are tons of things to do on Oahu.

And Mary Hickcox should know.

Mary spent six months on Oahu, knows the island as both a tourist and local, and shares her insider secrets on things to do on Oahu…