Dog sledding in Oregon – yaps, farts, and faith

A quick flight from LA and you can arrive to the wilderness of Central Oregon, a wilderness you may remember from the pioneer computer game of our youth, Oregon Trail. Just a short drive from the 3,300-acre snow-shrouded Sunriver Resort in Bend, Oregon is the Three Sisters Wilderness near Mt. Bachelor. In winter, this is where 30 Alaskan Huskies greeted us, chained equidistant to the … Continue reading Dog sledding in Oregon – yaps, farts, and faith

A Modern Take on the Oregon Trail

This article was first published on Resident Magazine, May 2018. Read the full article HERE. PORTLAND TO EUGENE A year and a half after my first visit to Portland, Oregon, I was excited to find myself back in the city that seemed so approachable compared to LA. I quickly learned not to let locals know I wanted to move to their city, especially from California, … Continue reading A Modern Take on the Oregon Trail

Oregon Wine Trail Leads to LA

Fifty Oregon wineries are coming to LA thanks to the Oregon Wine Board. The wine trail will also include friends at Olympia Provisions (authentic and house-made charcuterie and meats company based in Portland), Salt & Straw Ice Cream, and Stumptown Coffee Roasters, for a grand happening of Oregonian wine, food, and personality. No white tablecloths or orange cheese cubes. Instead, a generous pour of Oregon’s … Continue reading Oregon Wine Trail Leads to LA

Portland, Oregon bridge

48 Hours in Portland

This article was previously posted on WeSaidGoTravel. Portland impressed me as soon as we landed because due to so many green trees the air felt so pure and fresh, whether that is the Pacific northwest or my 9 years oxygen-less in the Los Angeles desert, I couldn’t stop wanting to breath the air deep into my lungs. I quickly learned the best way to see … Continue reading 48 Hours in Portland