7 days in Kauai, Hawaii

IMG_20180117_103934.jpgI just got back from Kauai, Hawaii. So here is a list of great things to do and see when you go. Plus I have included an itinerary!

Beaches on each side of the island:

  • North – Tunnels Beach aka Makua Beach (amazing beach for snorkeling), Ke’e beach and caves
  • South – Shipwreck Beach, Poipu Beach Park and the Salt Ponds beach
  • East – Lydgate park beach (very family friendly),  Kalapaki Beach
  • West – Kekaha Beach, Polihale State Park (best one in Kauai)

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Why I love John Green and his books

John Green reading an excerpt from his new book in Missoula, MT… also I want to note that I love the fact that Snapchat had a filter for the Turtles All the Way Down tour!

John Green is a brilliant author and vlogger. Going to see John Green on Oct 27th was incredible! My hopes were high beforehand, as I simply love his books and as a history/government teacher I love his educational videos too, but I was in awe. So, I asked my husband to buy tickets for my birthday; he was more than happy too, even knowing that it inevitably meant he was going to have to go too despite never having read one of his books (he’s a keeper). When we showed up I wasn’t sure to expect, a book reading? We knew we were receiving a signed copy of his new book Turtles All the Way Down, so was it a signing too? It was not either, though he did begin with reading a few pages from the book. He and his brother Hank then went on to toy with our emotions, laughing followed by choking up, followed by more laughing. The ambience John Green created for his audience is exactly why I love his books. Continue reading “Why I love John Green and his books”