Category: hawaii

The Cookbook Backstory

How did a nomad with no formal culinary training or really any kitchen skills publish a cookbook packed with tons of great and good-for-you recipes? Here’s how…     Did I ever imagine I’d write a cookbook? Definitely not during

How I (Almost) Ruined Christmas in Maui

**Quick Note about this post: I recorded it while making a smoothie, then transcribed it later! Super helpful to get my ideas out (I’m more of an out-loud verbal guy). And at the end, I offer the recipe I made

How I Took My Family to Maui for a Week for $573

  This past Christmas, I spent a week on Maui with my family. This is remarkable for a few reasons: None of us had ever been to that island. My mom and brother had never been out to Hawaii, at

Two Tips for Breezing Through Airport Security

Airport security is kind of a pain, yeah? Want to quickly get through it in record time? Here are two easy tips you can use for your next flight!     I’ve been on the road for over 800 days—and I

And…. we’re back!

on Big Island!

  Hi Every-body! (oh, Dr. Nick…) Well technically I’ve been back (“online”) since the beginning of the year, but I’m finally getting around to updating the site! :) This will be a simple post—more to get me over the “oh

Time for Another MACRO Break…

I wasn’t sure this would happen in 2012. I had such a good time (dare I say “life-changing experience?”) during my Epic Road Trip in 2011 that I just *knew* I wanted to do the same thing this year—and really, every

Show Update #6: We’re Fully Funded! (Plus: New Stretch Goal!)

  Yup, that’s right folks: the show has reached its goal on Kickstarter! Woohoo!! :) On Monday, we shattered through our Kickstarter goal thanks to a $5000 pledge! What tha what?! Yeah, that’s right: the pilot of “Travel. Eat. Thrive.”

Two Years, 900 Days, $5 Flights, and Optimal Living Audits!

Optimal Living Audits

[NOTE: the following post was written after a night of unusual slumber situations (nowhere to sleep part II) in the lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Blvd, as I like to start each day with an hour of meaningful work

Amazing Footage, Joby Winner, and Go to Hawaii Next Week!

Footage from LFO

  What an awesome screenshot above from the footage we shot at LifeFood Organic! Seriously: I was looking at everything today and it looks AMAZING!!! Can not WAIT to get this edited together (professionally!) and out to all of you.

Announcing the “Book a $5 Flight to Hawaii” Course!

In less than an hour of your time, be on your way to a tropical vacation!   Sounds pretty awesome, right? Too good to be true? Nope. I’ve done this. Twice. In fact, I’m headed out there again this year

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