Where to find Craft Beer in Barcelona

Where To Find Craft Beer In Barcelona

Barcelona started making craft beer before it was cool, I know that’s totally a hipster cliche, but it’s true. The first microbrewery opened up in Barcelona in 1996! For reference craft beer had just begun to make it’s delicious flavors known in the early 90’s in the US with some of the most popular breweries around making their debuts between…

The best food and drink in Barcelona

The Best Food and Drink in Barcelona

Eating and drinking was one of my favorite pastimes in Barcelona. The food is amazing and the wine and sangria are wonderful. You could spend a lifetime trying every delicious restaurant in Barcelona, but my guess is that you don’t have quite that much vacation time. So to help you out I have a list of some of the best…

The 10 coolest things to do in Barcelona

The 10 Coolest Things To Do In Barcelona

If I could live in a European city it would probably be Barcelona. I love the balance of city life, outdoor space, culture, and history that makes up this eclectic city. You could easily spend your days eating tapas and drinking sangria and be perfectly happy. But if you are looking to explore the city a bit and see some…

Street Art of Portland

Street Art of Portland

Portland has a wonderful amount of street art livening up it neighborhoods and brightening it’s walls. I never specifically went out looking to find cool street art but I did come across plenty in my wanderings around the city.  You could go for a walk in just about any neighborhood and find something beautiful and colorful, but here I’ve got…

Hiking the Skyline to Sea Trail

Hiking the Skyline to Sea Trail

The Skyline to Sea Trail takes you from the tops of the Santa Cruz Mountains all the way down to the Pacific Ocean through gnarled oak trees and coastal redwood forests. This three day, two night hike is perfect for beginner backpackers and still enjoyable for seasoned hikers. The redwoods are beautiful and the sweeping vistas of the Santa Cruz…

A Girls Trip to Seattle

A Girls Trip to Seattle

When one of my best girlfriends recently moved to Washington our little friend group decided it was definitely time for a girls trip to Seattle! Seattle is a great place for a girls weekend with it’s proximity to nature and big city vibes, there is plenty to do see and explore! Where to stay Air BNB in the Lower Queen…

Backpacking the Lost Coast Trail

Backpacking the Lost Coast Trail

The Lost Coast is a wild and undeveloped stretch of Northern California coastline spanning Humboldt and Mendocino counties. The Lost Coast Trail goes along 25 miles of that beautiful coast from Mattole Beach to Black Sand Beach.  If you are looking to get away from it all and see some beautiful parts of California that aren’t accessible to the otherwise,…

How to go camping without a reservation

How To Go Camping Without A Reservation

When you think of camping you might typically think of national parks with their well kept campgrounds and beautiful iconic scenery. There’s no denying that camping in national parks is a great experience. One that’s been increasing in popularity over the last 10 years with a 1.5 billion increase in the last five years in fact. This increase is due…

A Hipster's Guide to Kotor

A Hipster’s Guide to Kotor

Kotor Montenegro is the city you never knew you wanted to go to. Nestled into a fjord-like bay surrounded by mountains, there is a ton to do from hiking to kayaking to eating some amazing Montenegrin food. Stay Staying in or near Old Town Kotor puts you close to everything, plus you get all the old town medieval-y vibes. We…

Packing for Summer in Portland

Packing for Summer in Portland

Let me just say, summer in Portland is pretty great. The weather is wonderful and there is a ton of fun stuff to do. I had a blast running around and exploring the city in June. During the day it was perfectly nice and warm in the 70’s, and in the evenings it cooled off to the mid 50’s. So…