Afternoon Live: Best Family Hikes in Washington County, Oregon

31 05 2021

Washington County is brimming with outstanding urban hiking options for the family. My latest appearance on Afternoon Live provides a nice rundown. Click here to watch the segment.

Hiking in Noble Woods Park




Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Testing the Nomadic Life

8 05 2021

My latest for Northwest Travel & Life is about a van camping trip my girlfriend and I took with a company called GoCamp. The short story is that the van and the trip were both spectacular. The long story can be found here, in the PDF version of the magazine story.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: 5 Adrenaline-Fueled Adventure Hubs

17 04 2021

My latest for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine lists five Northwest towns that specialize in certain outdoor activities. Click here to read the PDF version,

Juneau, Alaska




Afternoon Live: One Tank Getaways!

18 02 2021

Today on Afternoon Live I discussed some of my favorite winter One Tank Getaways. Click here to watch the segment.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Off-Season Escape, Lincoln City

4 01 2021

The Oregon Coast in winter? Absolutely! My latest in Northwest Travel & Life details the why, what, and where, in Lincoln City during the winter months. On newsstands now or click here to read the PDF version.

Friends of Wildwood Open Space in Lincoln City




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.