It was my dream to move to Portland, Oregon for about five years before I actually had the chance to finally make the move. I think to many people, myself included, Portland is a perfect pipe dream of freedom, amazing food, kind people, cozy weather, and great beer. After living in Portland for about three … More So You Want to Move to Portland?
I was the kid in school who would throw a fit if our gym teacher made us run laps. I grew up doing gymnastics, so sports that required running were basically a foreign concept to me. I didn’t understand the point of running, I thought it was miserable, I just wasn’t going to do it, … More Going from 0 to 26.2: My Running Journey
Part of what makes Portland so amazing is how accessible it is to other amazing places in Oregon and Washington. If you are making the trip to Portland, don’t be afraid to rent a car and get out of the city to see the real heart of Portland and Oregon! Columbia River Gorge The … More Portland, OR: Beyond the City
If you haven’t heard of Bend, Oregon, you are missing out on one of the coolest towns in the country. I know, I know, you probably think I’m biased because I lived there. But here’s the thing, I visited every weekend before I moved there because there is so much to do and so much … More The Breweries of Bend, Oregon
After living in Portland for three years, I still feel like I only just grazed the surface of all the activities the city and surrounding areas offer. In my previous post about places to stay in Portland, I talk a bit about how the city is structured. In summation, Portland is divided in to the … More Portland, OR: What to Do & See
When most people think of Portland, Oregon, a few things come to mind: It rains all the time Voodoo Doughnuts Powell’s Hipsters Portlandia While the majority of those things are elements of Portland, the largest city in Oregon is a dynamic, exciting city with activities and sights way cooler than most tourists ever experience. When … More Portland, OR: Where to Stay
Bend, Oregon is an outdoor athlete’s paradise. People come from all over the world for the skiing and snowboarding, the rock climbing, the mountain biking, the hiking, the rafting, and the running. Situated at 3,600 feet elevation and surrounded by the Cascade mountain range, Bend sees almost 200 days of full sun each year, compared … More Trail Running in Bend, Oregon
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