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Best Travel Advice? Keep A Journal!

2007 We started our travel adventure in March of 2007, writing down our thoughts and feelings on the brand-new Travelpod site to keep our own travel journal we could share. Some of our first thoughts were hectic and scared… Cheryl “I just left my job of 16 years to prepare for this adventure! Tampa will be where it all starts. We are just planning right now – although we are trying not to plan it too much. I want the experience to be great without so many pre-conceived notions of the where’s and when’s!” Lisa “I woke up from a dream so real my heart was still pounding — I [ ... ]

WWOOF – Organic Lettuce Farm – Maui, Hawaii

For our latest WWOOF adventure in Hawaii, we arrive at Island Paradise Organic Lettuce Farm in Haiku, Maui.  We’ll help out on the farm suppling a delicious organic salad mix to many of the restaurants and produce shops on the  island. It’s much cooler and wetter on this side of the island and we’re learning LOTS about 14 different kinds of lettuce. Did you know 100g of fresh, raw lettuce provides 247% of your daily Vitamin A? Our favorite so far is the Green Wave with a very distinctive wasabi taste – YUM!   We thought it might be fun to show what we do in [ ... ]