Unique Places To Stay in Oregon From the Coast to the City

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Oregon has so much to offer whether you like trying out new restaurants, exploring the outdoors, or hanging out at the beach.

If you are thinking about taking a spring vacation, or planning on a summer or fall getaway, Oregon is a great place to visit! With so many unique places to stay, I’m here to make planning your stay a smooth process. I have gathered a few unique and affordable places for you to stay in Portland, Deer Island, Astoria, Seaside and Cannon Beach. Continue reading “Unique Places To Stay in Oregon From the Coast to the City”

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Drinking My Way Around Portland, Oregon

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My time in Portland, Oregon was great while it lasted. I spent about two and a half years surrounding this wonderful city and loved every moment of learning more about it and exploring it. Portland may be known for its craft beer scene, but to me all of their food and drink scene is absolutely outstanding. I had the pleasure of tasting a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks around the city. Check some of them out: Continue reading “Drinking My Way Around Portland, Oregon”

My Top 9 Instagram Pics of 2015 OR A Summary of My Current Life

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Let me take you through a little photographic journey. I used the #2015bestnine website to get my most liked photos of 2015 on instagram. The combination turned out pretty nice, lots of nature/landscapes and a little bit of delicious food. Here we go: Continue reading “My Top 9 Instagram Pics of 2015 OR A Summary of My Current Life”

TEDx and The First Ever “Paint The Town TEDxPortland 6K Night Run”

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Last May, we participated in the inaugural TEDxPortland 6K Night Run and it was great fun. Led by TEDx and sponsored by OMSI, Rogue Ales, NIKE, Stumptown Coffee, KIND Bars and Red Bull, we had a blast running this 6k around the waterfront in downtown Portland.

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Savory Food Around The World

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I love food. There I said it. My weekly small pleasures often involve food, and I think about food like all the time. I am for sure guilty of getting hangry and often getting mad at the internet for making me hungry and crave things I can’t get. I just realized I may be causing this for other people with this post. I apologize.

Food gives me pleasure and sometimes even suffering from craving it. I wish I was desireless, because that is the key to happiness, but food makes it real hard for me to atain desirelessness. Anyway, below are lots of yummy savory foods from across my travels, enjoy! Continue reading “Savory Food Around The World”

¿Por Qué No? Taqueria in Portland, Oregon

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The ¿Por Qué No? (Why not?) taqueria in Portland, Oregon is one of our favorite places to eat because their prices are good and the food is really tasty. They have two locations, in N and SE Portland. Continue reading “¿Por Qué No? Taqueria in Portland, Oregon”

Pink Around The World

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A Shake shack in Acapulco, Mexico

When I decided to go through my photo archives to look for pink, I was quite surprised at the amount I found. I thought it would be a rare color but it was more abundant than some of the other common colors I’ve done a photo series about.

The color pink can be associated with many things from innocence and the feminine to charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, and the romantic. Those are pretty bright and positive characteristics. I was even surprised to see how much I wear pink! I am not a girly girl and wouldn’t directly prefer pink clothing but apparently I own quite a few pink garments.

From India, Mexico, the Pacific Northwest and more, I present to you the color pink around the world: Continue reading “Pink Around The World”