Pipiwai Trail

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Parks and Recreation | 1 comment

Pipiwai Trail

Maui offers a few hidden gems. One of my favorites is the Pipiwai Trail tucked away along the Hana Highway. Many visitors turn around in Hana, but I urge you to continue to the trail head about 10 miles farther down the road. Here you will find a large parking lot, restrooms, and a Ranger Station since this trail is part of Haleakalā National Park.

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Cozumel, Mexico

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Cities, Countries | 0 comments

Cozumel, Mexico

Part 3 of 3 – Part 2 can be found here:  http://thezestytraveler.com/it-was-unbelizeable.html

We left Belize behind in the setting sun, and set a course for Cozumel, Mexico. I’ve been to Cozumel before, but it has definitely become even more touristy than it was before. To be frank, I try to avoid Cozumel as a port of call because it is too commercial for my taste.

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Top 10 Pet Peeves of Air Travel

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Tips | 0 comments

1. THAT GUY  You know the one. He talks on his phone loudly enough for the entire terminal to hear every word. Completely self absorbed in his conversation (usually work related – I bet his company loves their business shouted for all to hear) so much so that he doesn’t notice the dirty looks and snide comments from his fellow travelers. Or maybe his ego is just too big to care.

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Awesome RV Rental

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Awesome RV Rental

We recently had the most amazing experience renting an RV from goPSUrv.com! These guys absolutely excel at customer service. The core of their business is renting RVs for Penn State home games.  As a Buckeye, it was a bit difficult to choke down being inside an RV with Nittany Lions on it, but I made do. :)

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It was UnBELIZEable

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Countries | 0 comments

It was UnBELIZEable

Part 2 of 3 — Part 1 can be found here: http://thezestytraveler.com/mexico-belize-cruise.html

Our first port of call was Belize City, Belize where everything is unbelizeable (seriously, you will hear that all over the place when you visit).  Belize was not what I expected.  The few people I knew who had traveled to Belize spent their time in another part of the country. I clearly did not do my research ahead of time because I had no idea that such a small country could have such diverse ecosystems.  The area around Belize City is more like a desert as opposed to the tropical rainforest I was anticipating.

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