I boarded a plane from Cambodia, headed for Bangkok. The first flight of 6 that would eventually land me in my home of Oregon. I was seated in the very last row in an aisle seat. I wished so badly I'd had the window seat so I could turn away from all the eager faces … Continue reading The Parts of Traveling We Don’t Talk About
Traveling can be such a buzz word. There are so many ideas out there about what traveling looks like, many of which involve dropping everything to go see the world. Hold that wanderlust for just a moment though, I want to talk about being an everyday adventurer in your own home state or country. Being … Continue reading Becoming an Everyday Adventurer
I've been living out of my backpack for the majority of the last 3 months. In that time I've traveled over 16,000 miles via car, plane, boat, and bus. I've learned the value of packing my bag with just the right tools to get from destination to destination and I want to share them with … Continue reading Essentials for Your Carry On
Drift Creek Falls is nestled in the coastal forest outside Lincoln City, Oregon. It is one of my favorite Oregon Hikes because it offers a truly unique experience in such a short jaunt! If you're excited by lush forests, suspension bridges, and cascading waterfalls this hike is for you. Details: 3 miles out and back, … Continue reading Oregon’s Unique Hike Featuring a 240 ft. Suspension Bridge.
If you're reading this because you are thinking about visiting Khao Sok then let me tell you, YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! This national park was our favorite tour we did in Thailand. If you are looking to get away from the city life and chill out in some floating huts in the middle of … Continue reading Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park
I kicked off 2018 with a month long excursion through Thailand and Cambodia. We had an AMAZING trip and already planning our next trip over. Through out the trip I caught myself saying, "Wow, I am so happy I packed this!" over a few of my items. Normally I am an over packer but I … Continue reading The Best Items I Packed for Thailand
Key points: Broken Top, No Name Lake, Todd Lake Mileage: Between 13 and 16 round trip with roughly 2,400' elevation gain. What to bring: Sunscreen, a hat, a light jacket, snacks, water, trekking poles, and good soled shoes. Summer 2017, Oregon was ablaze with wildfires and so many of the beautiful and wild places we … Continue reading Oregon’s No Name Lake