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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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: The Off-Season Joys of Alaska’s Capital

28 12 2018

The January issue of Northwest Travel & Life Magazine features a couple of Getaways I wrote about. The first being about a trip I took to Juneau in January. Yes, January, and it was fantastic! Pick it up on newsstands now or click here to read the pdf version.

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AAA Journey Magazine

14 09 2018

My first story for AAA Journey Magazine details my favorite fall hikes on the Oregon Coast. Click here to read it.

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Backroad Planet: Explore the Geological and Cultural Diversity of Southeast Arizona

11 08 2018

My latest for Backroad Planet details one of my favorite little corners of the American West. Click here to check it out!

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Willamette Week: 36 Hours of Sagebrush and Open Range in Southeastern Oregon

3 08 2018

My first feature for Willamette Week details a magical road trip I took to Southeast Oregon. Click here to read the online version.

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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Travel Happily at 25 MPH

19 07 2018

My best friend’s wedding turned into an impromptu weekend getaway, that prompted a reassessment of 25 mph zones. Click here to read the PDF version of the Northwest Travel & Life story.

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