Category Archives: North America

The ABCs of Summer in Portland

Summer is indisputably the loveliest time of year to experience Portland.  In three days, I was able to make it through the As, Bs, and Cs of sights, sounds and smells in this charming city.  And because I couldn’t resist sharing … Continue reading

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6 Great Places to Brunch Your Face Off in Portland, Oregon

Ah, brunch!  Is there a sweeter portmanteau in existence?  A better way to spend a tipsy summer afternoon?  A classier way stuff your face for hours-on-end?  Hint: These are rhetorical questions. Despite the fact that I didn’t fall head-over-heels for Portland, there’s one … Continue reading

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Portland At A Glance

Greetings from Portland, Oregon! I’m loving my time here so far–the weather is absolutely perfect and my friend Daicia is the most gracious hostess I could ask for. Here are some fun things I’ve learned about the city so far: … Continue reading

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Fourth of July at Hood Canal

Of the many priceless opportunities I’ve been afforded on this short-lived visit back to the US (including attending my best friend’s wedding and meeting my cousin’s beautiful children for the first time, to name a few) spending my Fourth of July holiday … Continue reading

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Summer Travel Itinerary: City-Hopping the USA

If you know me personally, you’re probably privy to the fact that I’m not exactly enamored with the good ol’ US of A–maybe I’ve only mentioned it in passing, or perhaps you’ve heard my harangue about the dissonance between my values and those of … Continue reading

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