I wake up with a sharp headache, didn’t drink enough water before bed. I had a vodka and root beer the night before, and the sugar was an overload. Drinking plenty of water, I toasted a bagel and tried to eat it with some coffee. Instead I napped for a bit, trying to decompress before … More The Temperamental National Park I Love
Los Angeles is a boundless city, county, region of numerous neighborhoods and no shortage of things to do. When people come here, they think Hollywood. The walk of fame. Universal Studios. You couldn’t be further from the LA atmosphere and closer to the cliches than those sights. Here are five much better things you can … More 5 Things to do Off-the-beaten-path in Los Angeles
Dear Readers, I am very excited to announce that my next big trip will be in April to Peru, Argentina, and Patagonia! Below is a brief outline of where I’ll be headed with my beautiful girlfriend Thyme. I can’t wait to be in awe at the Inkan sites of Cusco, the food scene of Lima, … More Next Stops: Peru, Argentina, Patagonia!
For those who have read my previous posts about San Francisco, you know that I am no stranger to the Bay Area. My dad and aunt lived here for most of my childhood, and since they moved to Colorado, a steady stream of friends have trickled into the City, continuing my reluctant love affair with … More 10 Off-the-beaten-path Activities in San Francisco
We’re leaving Madras, Oregon, where we watched the total solar eclipse, and the traffic is unruly. I’m traveling with my girlfriend Thyme and one of my best friends and chef, Dave. The three of us drive for around 7 hours through eastern Oregon, a drive that would normally take less than three. Arriving in Portland … More 36 Hours Exploring Portland and the Columbia River Gorge
We wake up bright and early to leave Portland for Olympic National Park in Washington, but on the way we stop at Coava, where a friend works, for some great coffee. I order the honey latte, which has a delicious honey that is thinned out with water so it isn’t too rugged. I drink the … More A Long, Perfect Day in Olympic National Park
We wake bright and early to the sounds of roosters crowing, dogs barking, and pigs oinking in the distance. We had camped overnight after driving to a farm in the middle of nowhere–Madras, Oregon–in the path of totality for the morning’s eclipse. Millions of people have traveled for this once-in-a-lifetime event. I make an aeropress … More The Transient Light & Collective Catharsis of the Solar Eclipse