Bend Magazine: Central Oregon Waterfall Hikes

4 10 2020

My first feature story for Bend Magazine details an eclectic mix of regional hikes. Click here to read the online version.

Strawberry Falls




Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: The Power of Rural Travel

29 09 2020

It has been a while since many of the magazines I normally write for have put anything out in print. Slowly and carefully, however, things are coming back online. My latest for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine is about one of my favorite forms of travel, which might also be one of the safer forms available to us at the moment. But beyond the inherent benefits of fewer people and wide-open spaces, rural travel has so much more to offer. It’s on newsstands now, or click here for the PDF version.





Afternoon Live: Social Distancing Al Fresco

29 09 2020

My last segment on Afternoon Live was all about some of the best places in Portland to dine and drink outside. There are some great options throughout the Willamette Valley, even as we head into fall! Click here to watch.





Travel Oregon: The Joys of Hiking the Mid and South Willamette Valley

28 09 2020

My latest for Travel Oregon highlights some of the hiking gold I discovered while working on my forthcoming guidebook, “Best Easy Day Hikes Salem and Eugene.” Click here to give it a read!





Afternoon Live: In-Car Travel Adventures

30 05 2020

As reopening begins, we all want to alleviate our collective cabin fever. However, it’s important to do so in a responsible way. A great option is to take a scenic road trip that affords numerous opportunities along the route to take in a view, stretch the legs a little, and get some fresh air. I discuss some of my favorite in-car adventures on my latest Afternoon Live appearance. Click here to watch the segment.

 





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: Foodie Tours

4 03 2020

As many of you know, I have been a culinary tour guide in one capacity or another for close to a decade. And the reason I keep my tour guide pilot light lit is because giving a great culinary tour is one of my all-time favorite things. I also love going on them 🙂 My latest for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine gives a rundown of a handful of my favorites. It’s on newsstands now, or you can click here to read the PDF version.

 





Afternoon Live: Unique, Romantic Spots for Valentine’s Day

12 02 2020

Some of my favorite romantic restaurants in Portland for Valentine’s Day, or any day. Here’s my segment on Afternoon Live.





Afternoon Live: Hottest Restaurants in the Portland Area

18 01 2020

Yesterday on Afternoon Live I gave a rundown of some of the hottest restaurants in Portland right now. You can watch the segment/get hungry here 🙂

Shrimp Dumplings at Gado Gado. Photo courtesy of Foundry 503





Alaska Beyond Magazine: Winter Walks on Mount Hood

12 01 2020

My first story for Alaska Beyond Magazine is onboard now! If you’re not taking a flight anytime soon, you can check it out here 🙂