Category: Remote Life

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 look at how technology has allowed for more flexibility in her work, and how she personally enjoys La Dolce […]

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 importance of cultivating curiosity in her daughter.   Hi Daijie! Why don’t you introduce yourself + tell us […]

How to Springbreak Seattle

Spring time in the Northwest still consist of layers, gortex, and, well… rain. Last year during Spring Break, I ran off to central Mexico with 2 friends for an epic week-long road trip through the highlands. But this year, I stayed local and visited my friend (1/3 of the Mexico road trip crew) up in […]

5 Ways To Enjoy Portland Like a Local

March Madness is upon us, and whether that means sports, spring break, or sanitizing your home top-to-bottom, Portland Bloggers Roundtable has joined forces yet again to bring you a curated list of our favorite Portlandy things that visitors and locals alike should be partaking in, like right now. Enjoy! Happy Hour Portland is a shining […]

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 a year long trip abroad. Keep in mind, that I have moved abroad before. […]

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 activity suggestions for people suffering from the Northwest Winter Blues. I miraculously have not been affected this year by the weather, I’ve actually found […]

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 laziness… well except that I’m taking the kid and her friend bowling later and […]

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 at the beginning of January, Portland received its annual “snow blizzard”. It shut […]

Portland’s Housing Market: In crisis or at a crossroads?

I’m excited to announce:  THIS IS THE FIRST GROUP POST OF THE PORTLAND BLOGGERS ROUNDTABLE (PBR)! In case you missed it, at the end of 2015 I founded the Portland Bloggers Roundtable to: unite the diverse voices of Portland-area bloggers. PBR allows bloggers from diverse backgrounds to unite and share their unique perspective and voice […]

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 included! We made large communal meals, lots of bubbly was enjoyed, sunsets and bonfires on the beach, […]