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 🙂





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.





Afternoon Live: Holiday Hikes

18 12 2019

Why hiking during the holidays is important, and what type of trails are good for this time of year – on my latest Afternoon Live appearance! Click here to watch.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Chef-Driven Oyster Bars

7 11 2019

In terms of origins, this story for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine was a little different. I normally think of ideas based on my travels. In this case, two of my favorite restaurants that I regularly frequent, also happen to be oyster bars. So here you go 🙂 It’s on newsstands now, or click here to read the pdf version.

Photo courtesy of Olympia Oyster Bar

 





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.