Catalina

The few times that I’ve been to Catalina have been unforgettable. There are so many activities to do to fill a adventure seeker’s cravings. For starters, the snorkeling is incredible. There are so many different types of fish creating a rainbow view below the surface. Many times you will even be able to see sharks! There are also some incredible hikes to experience. One morning, I got up with some friends and did a sunrise hike on one of the highest points in Catalina. It is worth every minute earlier that you woke up to see the sun rising over the beautiful ocean. Its the most perfect destination for either a quick day trip or an overnight escape.

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Napili Bay

Napili bay is located in Oahu, Hawaii. It is a beautiful place to be and enjoy the beautiful waters of Hawaii. There are so many beautiful turtles you can see, snorkel  and take pictures with. It was probably one of the most amazing things I have seen in my life. It is so beautiful to see the turtles in their natural habitat. It is amazing how calm and comfortable around people they are. It is a great place to go with friends and family I hope you get the chance to experience it someday.

Travel

Ah the joys of travel! So many places to go and explore. The opportunities are endless! For an adventure craver like me, travel makes my heart skip a beat. I love to go out of my normal day to day life and get to experience new cultures and ways of living. My favorite thing to be able to do is embrace a new country and their normal everyday life. For example, when I went to Spain, we experienced the exciting night life. Unlike here in America, people don’t even start to go out until around eight o’clock. It is very fun to see the different ways people do things around the world and to be able to live out that culture, even if it is just for a weekend. Not only does it broaden your knowledge and understanding for the world, but it also gives you once in a lifetime experiences.

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

Lani Kai Beach

Lani Kai is a beach in Oahu, Hawaii. It is a beautiful beach to visit. There aren’t any waves so it’s so peaceful and fun! When I went I saw many people paddle boarding and kayaking in the clear blue water. You can paddle board to the two rocks in the middle of the ocean and you can actually go explore!  It is great place to take your family and friends while on vacation! Bring lots of sunscreen because you won’t want to leave. Trust me Lani Kai is one of the most beautiful sites you will ever see!

Mallorca

I’ve been to many beaches, however, Mallorca, Spain provides some of the most beautiful ones that I have been to. The water is an amazing shade of deep green and blue while also being extremely clear. During the summer, the water temperatures average from about 75-82 degrees which is a nice change to what we are used to here in Southern California. A lot of the beaches not only have beautiful surroundings, but also have amazing snorkeling.  If you are looking for something more than just touristy packed beaches, Mallorca is a great place to go because there are many beautiful, yet secluded beaches giving you a more enjoyable day.

California Dreaming

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Yosemite National Park

I never realized how lucky we are to live in California. We have everything we could ask for. We have amazing  beaches, mountains, forests, and great weather. We live five minutes away from the beach, two hours from the mountains, and six hours away from national parks like Yosemite.


I didn’t realize this until I was sitting at the beach, laying out in the middle of december, still getting sunburnt. I can can go tan in december. I can go on a road trip down yosemite and camp and enjoy nature.I can go to Big Bear Mountain and play in the snow. I can do anything really, anytime I want!

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January 17, 2013©CC BY-SA 3.0

Then I realized I am the luckiest girl in the world. I can surf and play beach volleyball whenever I want. I have the best friends anyone could ask for. I can visit the beautiful beaches like Huntington, Seal Beach, Thousand Steps, Crystal Cove, and San Diego.

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Huntington Beach California

So now I try to not take things for granted. I live life to the fullest and do the things I dream of doing. For example traveling, bridge jumping, and sky diving. I am thankful for everything I have. And try to do new things that will push me and make me a better person.

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Oahu, Hawaii