Everything I Know I Learned From Dishwashing

Ok, so the title of this post is a little over exaggerated, however, the discernible similarities between scraping plates and my world views are uncanny if not amusing, to say the least. I hope you can also fin...

Guest Post: Part-time Expat Louise Sportelli

I had the pleasure of connecting with Louise Sportelli-- a coaching and training pro working with individuals and businesses all over the U.S., and who lives as a part-time expat in Italy. We take a closer loo...

Guest Post with Entrepreneur Daijie Huang

Recently I spoke with Daijie Huang- a world traveler, mother, and entrepreneur. In the midst of launching a new travel app, Daijie has taken some time out to speak with me about her travel story and the importa...

5 Must Do’s Before Moving Abroad

Over the past few weeks, I have been slowly putting together this list of 5 Must Do's Before Moving Abroad, as a helpful list for others, but also as a way to help me prioritize my many tasks in preparation for...

Curing Your Northwest Winter Blues

Curing your Northwest Winter Blues is the second post in our Portland Bloggers Roundtable series... and after gathering last month under dark skies and around toasty beverages, we decided to offer some activit...

Best Week Ever: Long Work Weeks and Plane Tickets

Happy Monday, everyone! {yes, yes, I know a little late, but let's pretend it's Monday.} I am pleased to share with you that I have a proper day off today! No full time job, and no part time job. Just pure lazi...

Best Week Ever: Gratitude and Tater Tots

I realize that it has been quite a while since I've written a Best Week Ever post, so this one will be comin' at ya with a some life updates and some little moments filled with gratitude So, all the way back...

Graveyard Shift Travel’s 2015 Life & Travel Roundup!

Happy New Year readers! Yes, it is 2016, actually 3 days in so far, and already amazing things have been happening! I spent new years at the Oregon coast with friends at a very groovy beach house--hot tub inclu...

Working on a Portland Photo Shoot!

Hey you sexy beasts! How are you?? Yes, I have been drinking wine. Come on, though... it gets dark at 5pm these days, and I typically allow the natural light to determine my drinking habits, so there ya go....