The Beautiful Beaches of the Oregon Coast

Cannon Beach

I realized that I talked plenty about the cities along the Oregon Coast that I visited, but I never shared about the beaches. And boy are the beaches beautiful. When most people think of beaches along the Pacific Ocean, they think about California - Laguna Beach, Santa Monica Beach and so on - but no one considers the beaches of Oregon and Washington. With the right weather, they’re a joy to visit. Here are the ones I saw on my recent road trip: Seaside Beach I didn’t like the city, but that doesn’t mean I can’t like the beach. It’s huge Continue Reading

A Day in the Hungarian Countryside – My Favourite Food Memory

Frolicking in the Garden

This past weekend, I was helping out at a local food event called The Feast Vancouver which brings together people for a dinner to talk about food, sustainability, community and business among other things. The event is part of a bigger global movement with similar feast dinners happening across the world. One of the questions we were asked to talk about was our favourite food memory. My mind raced through all the great memories I had traveling and eating well. Maybe it was my first time dining at a Michelin star restaurant? Perhaps it was Continue Reading

A Quick Tour Through the Portland Food Scene

Bijou Cafe Chorizo

No trip to Portland is complete without experiencing its diverse food and drink options. Judging by all the fabulous food options, Portland is a city where you go to eat and eat well. Food Carts Portland is famous for its food cart pods. Gatherings of food carts that range from just three or four carts to ones with 40 or 50 carts. I hit up one of the larger pods in downtown Portland on the corner of SW 9th and Alder which has 60+ carts in one city block. Be sure to go on a weekday because most carts are closed on the weekend. So why Continue Reading

7 Free Things To Do in Portland, Oregon

Portland Art Museum

Portland, Oregon - nicknamed the city of roses or stumptown depending on who you ask. Home to friendly, quirky people who are welcoming to all. Known for their love of good food, good beer and good coffee. Everything about this city is fantastic from it's progressive thinking to the hipsters to the outdoor enthusiasts. Pretty much anything goes in this town which is why thousands flock to the city in hopes of living there. It has a small town feel while having everything a bigger city offers. The perfect place to go if you just need to chill Continue Reading