7 Reasons to Visit Bend, Oregon

I have been to Bend, Oregon twice now over the last few years and both times I immediately felt like I was at home. Everything about Bend speaks to my soul and the outdoor lover and ‘hipster’ in me. It feels like Portland to me, but smaller and more authentic. It doesn’t have to try hard to be an amazing place, Read More …

Instagram Worthy Places in the Pacific Northwest

Since I started blogging nearly 3 years ago there has always been one social media site that has captivated me. Instagram. What was once a holding tank for selfies was now a spot to show the places that captured my heart. Instagram can actually be a great source of information. You can search for images based on location or #hashtag. You Read More …

A Night in Seattle

We live in a moderate size town in Southwest Washington, less than an hour from Portland, OR. When we get the urge to visit a big city we usually head south to explore more areas of Portland. On occasion we will head north and explore places like our 3 Days in Vancouver, B.C., or when we had a relaxing weekend Read More …

A Day in Astoria, Oregon

Since we started planning our big trip to Hong Kong and Thailand next month it has reinvigorated our wanderlust. While saving for next month we can’t afford to travel far or spend a lot of extra money but we decided to see what fun things we could find in our backyard, so to speak. Astoria, Oregon is about a 1 Read More …