For the past few years, my partner and I have been spending a significant amount of time on the island of Kaua’i. My mother-in-law and her partner are 20-plus-year residents of the Hawaiian Islands and have lived on Kaua’i since 2009. Prior to our recent series of return visits, we spent much of our time travelling in Europe, Central America, Canada and Asia during semester breaks and summers. The point is that choosing a spot to re-frequent such as Kaua’i is a shift in our travel practices and this change suggests something powerfully alluring about the island itself. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog