Suttle Lake at Suttle Lodge

Oregon Road Trip: How to Make the Most of Oregon in 10 Days

I’ve always romanticised the Pacific North West – the misty coast, snow-capped mountains and rugged, outdoorsy lifestyle with a distinct hipster bent. And you know what, Oregon lives up to my dreams. There’s many a bearded person dressed in plaid and hiking boots, the coffee is elite, and it’s all set to a stunning mountainous … Read more

Kids playing on Cannon Beach

The Ultimate San Francisco to Seattle Road Trip

The route from San Francisco to Seattle is an epic drive through redwood forests, wine valleys, mountains and some of the county’s most gorgeous coastline. You’ll cover three states, at least three national parks, and see sweeping coastal views and no end of charming towns. It’s one of the most spectacular road trips in the … Read more

Two kids looking at Mount Hood from Mount Tabor Park

31 fun things to do in Portland (OR) with kids

We’ve said it many times before, but we LOVE Portland. We feel at home there. It mostly comes down to the city’s creativity, evident through all its innovative food trucks, bold street art, liberal spirit and endless indy businesses. It’s a fun and inspiring place to explore. And it’s just as good for kids as … Read more

Arborhouse - Airbnb Portland

12 Most Beautiful (and Hipster) Airbnbs in Portland, Oregon

Portland has an awesome Airbnb scene with plenty of options that go above and beyond that of other cities. Expect homemade guidebooks, local treats and A+ hospitality. It’s a creative, community-centered place, so many of the Airbnbs reflect that with hip décor and roots in the local neighbourhood. You have to have a license to … Read more

California Road Trip Itinerary - Big Sur

The Best Road Trips in the USA – 22 Epic American Road Trips

Dreaming of an American road trip and not sure where to start? This is a round-up of the best road trips in the USA, featuring everything from the classic Route 66 and Pacific Coast Highway to more off-the-beaten path options like a road trip in Alaska. From the colours of fall to the most stunning … Read more

Best vegetarian restaurants in Portland - Voodoo Doughnuts

26 Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Portland, Oregon

Portland has become a well known foodie destination, best known for its high-end food carts, serving dishes from around the world. Some give rise to restaurants while others stick to their humble roots. And there’s an incredible restaurant scene too. From gourmet donuts to some of the best examples of international cuisine you’ll find outside … Read more

California trip with Otis

California, here we come!

Eeeep, every day I get a little more excited about our trip to California, and now it’s just a mere two weeks’ away! We’re off for two months, driving down the California coast with two side trips to Portland and New York. It’s taken a mammoth amount of planning, which hasn’t been easy while looking … Read more