56 Weird & Wonderful Things to do in Portland, Oregon

Portland is really… REALLY weird. We might have stolen the “keep Portland weird” catchphrase from Austin, Texas but I’d argue that if our Unipiper was leading us into a battle over weirdness, we would undoubtedly win. If you’re headed to Portland and want to get a little weird, here are 56 ways to do it….

First Time at Burning Man? Learn from my Mistakes!

If you’re not familiar with Burning Man you’re likely either under the age of 12 or have been living under a rock for most of your life. Just in case, here’s a bit of history; Burning Man is an annual event that takes place in “Black Rock City” which is a temporary city erected in…

A Female’s Guide to Hiking and Camping at Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is one of several amazing waterfalls located on the Havasupai Reservation in Northern Arizona. And it is arguably one of the most beautiful and remote places in the entire United States. The reservation is located deep in the heart of the Grand Canyon, 10 miles from the nearest road. It is accessible either…

The 10 Best Unique Hotels in Portland, Oregon

Referred to lovingly as both the “City of Roses” and the “Bridge City”, Portland has a lot of both. Sandwiched between the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, visitors will love the waterfront views of historic bridges while wandering along the well-maintained riverwalk. And when you’ve had your fill of city life, head to Washington Park, right…

16 Epic Adventures to Have in Canada from Coast to Coast

Canada is an absolute dream country to visit for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The country is small in population but big on land, with never-ending pristine wilderness and stunning landscapes to explore.

Some of the best adventures I’ve been on have been in my own backyard and I’m stoked to share them with you. This post will go over 16 incredible adventures to have across the country to put on your Canadian bucket list.

7 Off-the-Grid Hot Springs in the Western USA

There is nothing quite as enjoyable as relaxing in a bubbling hot natural pool surrounded by wild animals and wilderness. We’ve compiled a list of our 7 favorite hot pools in the Western US that shouldn’t be missed! 

The Best Water Shoes for Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is arguably one of the most spectacular and picturesque waterfalls in the United States. Located in Northern Arizona, it is a 10-mile trek through a deep canyon from the parking lot to the falls. The water is a beautiful turquoise blue and it plunges down a 100-foot limestone cliff to the refreshing swimming…

10 Things to do in Portland, Oregon in the Rain

As a Portland, Oregon native, I’ve often joked that the rainy season here stretches from Halloween until the Fourth of July. And it’s not the kind of aggressive but short thunderstorms that you often get in the south. It’s a drizzly, gloomy, unrelenting kind of rain. The kind that is just light enough that you…

8 Epic Outdoor Adventures in Northern Arizona

In 2016 we had the opportunity to travel across the US, from Oregon to Florida and back again, in our 1994 Ford Bronco. We camped, hiked, explored, and found that our favorite area for outdoor adventures was in Northern Arizona, right along the Utah border. The bright orange sandstone formations dotting the rugged landscape of…