Portland restaurant review: Oven & Shaker

Recently, I was given the opportunity to write a restaurant review for Forest Heights Life MagazineĀ a Portland neighborhood-specific monthly magazine owned and operated by a friend who is a mover and shaker in ...

A Magical Mexico Road Trip, part 1

Our flight left PDX international airport at 9pm and we were to arrive in Gudalajara, Jalisco the following morning at the ungodly hour of 3:30 am. After many failed attempts atĀ sleeping, I resigned to pulling ...

Yo Amo Cuba!! { I love Cuba!}

Hey guys! I realize that it's been a few days since there has been any activity over here at Graveyard Shift Travel. My bad! But I feel like when I'm able to explain my situation later, you will totally unders...

Why You Should House Sit In Your Own City

I know that my blog has only been active for approximately two months, but I'm already noting some changes and additions I would like to make. This is actually not a daunting task for me, 1) because I don't hav...

Visiting Oregon Wine Country

The holidays have come and gone, presents opened and all ready forgotten. Even though crowds and mass-consumerism make me queasy, I really do enjoy Christmas with all of the lights, festivities and parties. Aft...

Estate Sales & Antique Malls

I would first like to say: Happy 2015 dear readers! Wow, 2014 really was a crazy year filled with extremes, for sure. As I go through my Word Press reader, which allows me to easily see all the newest blog post...

A Birthday Feast for the Eyes

December 1st has come and gone, yet what do we really know about this noblest of days? It is the gateway day to all other holidays occurring this month, with out the 1st, you have no other days. Also, it's my b...

Graveyards: a popular travel destination?

What is it about graveyards that intrigue us so much? Is it the idea of walking among the dead? Or perhaps it gives us time to reflect on our own mortality, an afterlife, reincarnation... For whatever reason, I...