North America

Bubbles and rocks, Acadia

Making the Most of a Day in Acadia National Park

How to get the most out of Acadia National Park when you totally underestimate how long you need there.

Still water, Lands End, Maine

Why the Hell Did It Take Me so Long to Go to Maine?

I'd always wanted to go to Maine, and when I finally did, all I could do was wonder what the hell had taken me so long.

Venice beach from the pier

Why I Stopped Hating Los Angeles

I had an irrational hatred of Los Angeles for the better part of two decades, yet it only took a few days to completely change my mind.

Tuna sandwich

That Time I Ate Portland

Sometimes I return to a city for the weather. Sometimes I return to a city for the culture. Sometimes I return to a city just to eat.

Black Sun sculpture

It Was 20 Years Ago Today: A Love Letter to Seattle

It's been nearly 20 years since I first visited Seattle. I loved it then, and despite the big changes in both of us, I still love it to this day.

Chichen Itza

Mexico’s Mayan Ruins (feat: Rocks, Iguanas and a Seriously Cute Frog)

For someone with a history degree, I really didn’t know much about the Mayans before I arrived in Mexico. I...

Sayulia beach time

Falling in Love With Mexico (And Why the Media is Full of Crap)

Mexico gets a bad rap. Listen to the news reports and you’ll be told the entire country is a corrupt,...

Sayulita beach sunset

A Slice Of Life in Sayulita

BOOM. The morning starts with an explosion. I don’t need to look at my phone to know it’s 4am. BOOM....

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