Afternoon Live: Socially Distant Activities You Can Do This Spring Break

19 03 2020

Taking the family on lesser-visited outdoor excursions is a great way to stay healthy, keep spirits up, and maintain social distance. On my latest Afternoon Live segment, I list some Portland-area trails that accomplish all three. Click here to watch.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Oregon Highway 395

6 01 2020

My latest for Northwest Travel and Life Magazine details one of my favorite road trips from last year – the Oregon section of Highway 395. Pick it up on newsstands now or click here to read the pdf version.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Tacoma’s Craft Cocktail Hotspots

12 11 2019

Tacoma is definitely one of my new favorite cities to explore. It has everything, including something any city needs – a cocktail scene. My latest for Northwest Travel & Life lists some of my favorites. On newsstands now or click here to read a pdf version.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Overnight in a Lighthouse

6 11 2019

Did you know that there are some lighthouses in the Northwest that you can stay overnight at? In my latest story for Northwest Travel & Life I describe what to expect and list my favorites. Pick up a copy on newsstands now or click here to read the pdf version.

 





Travel Oregon: Winter Waterfalls

22 10 2019

My latest for Travel Oregon dives into a topic I adore – waterfalls in winter! Click here to read the story.





Sip Northwest Magazine: Illahe 1899 Expedition

19 06 2019

My latest for Sip Northwest tells the story behind one of my favorite trips from last summer – paddling wine 65 miles down the Willamette River for Illahe Vineyards. But there’s so much more to it than that! Click here to read the story.





Beaumont Made Me a Birder

18 06 2019

I went to Beaumont, Texas earlier this spring to discover the world of Birding. Here’s what I learned. Also super chuffed to finally get a David Attenborough reference into a story 🙂

 





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail

11 05 2019

The current issue of Northwest Travel & Life Magazine has a feature I wrote about waterfall hunting on the Olympic Peninsula – one of the most beautiful places in the Northwest! Pick it up on newsstands now, or click here to check out the PDF version.

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British Columbia Magazine: The Rockwall Trail

16 03 2019

Last summer I took a bucket-list backpacking trip along Kootenay National Park’s legendary Rockwall. I was lucky enough to get to detail that experience in my first story for British Columbia Magazine. A cover story at that! It’s on newsstands now or you can check out the PDF version by clicking here

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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Stay in a Boatel

6 03 2019

The latest issue of Northwest Travel & Life features a story that was an awful lot of fun to research. Pick up a copy on newsstands now or click here to read the PDF version. From the article:

In the neverending quest to seek out unique lodging options, we Northwesterners can go to some great and enjoyable lengths. We’ve hiked to backcountry lodges, stayed in lofty treehouses, slept in lavish five-star resorts, and built cozy stove fires in primitive yurts. All proven options. And all in the name of experiencing this wonderful corner of the globe in new and exciting ways.

Yet somehow, while we weren’t looking, Boatels slipped into the mix. The practical melding of the words “boat” and “hotel,” a Boatel is essentially a floating overnight accommodation. Though typically in the form of a stationary houseboat there is some variance. While all have placement on the water in common, locations range from quiet coastal rivers teaming with wildlife to marinas that are just steps away from destination dining and shopping options. They can be vacation rentals or Airbnb’s. But unequivocally, every one of them offers a new perspective on the places we want to explore. Here are a few of our favorite Northwest Boatels.”

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