After arriving in Lima late, we get some sleep and wake up early for a full day in Peru’s capital city. We fly into Peru for $800-round trip. We get our tickets super cheap by buying ahead and shopping around. Getting a feel for how prices are moving is always the way to get the … More Lima is a Gritty, Underrated City with Delicious Food & Pockets of Beauty
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 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
I’ve been nominated! Proud to announce that Hanna from the Reaching Hot blog nominated me for the Liebster Award, an award of recognition passed down from travel blogger to travel blogger. Check out Hanna’s blogs from her home in the beautiful country Finland, the rest of Europe and Asia! Hanna’s Questions What is your biggest … More Our Little Blue Rock Nominated for the Liebster Award!
If you are like me, in less than three weeks you will be viewing the total solar eclipse with millions of people across the United States. The total eclipse makes a diagonal cut across the country and will be visible from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. The last total solar eclipse was in 1918, … More Less than Three Weeks ’til the Great American Solar Eclipse. Are you ready? Here are a Few Tips.
Seattle, Washington was the first city I traveled to on my own. A group of three friends and I took a road trip after we graduated high school and the final destination of the trip was the lovely, clean, environmentally conscious, business-friendly, and welcoming city by the sea. Looking back, we did everything wrong. We … More How Seattle Showed Me How to Travel and Enjoy Myself Like a Local
Since we know we’re headed the furthest north either of us have ever been, my girlfriend and I begin our road trip by driving the full expanse of California, starting south of Los Angeles, stopping for the delicious Temple Coffee in Sacramento, and staying overnight in the undesirable town of Redding, the only benefit being the … More The Canadian Rockies are Calling, the Wolves Howling at the Moon