Category: PDXpat

Top Summer Hits in Spanish

Right now you might be wondering why I would be posting the Top Summer Hits in Spanish when clearly it’s November and cold and definitely not summer.   Well, I felt the time has arrived that we need a little throwback hotness in our lives, now that the holiday season is upon us and the […]

A Portland Staycation: River’s Edge Hotel and Spa

For those of us who call Portland home, we can sometimes take for granted the bounty which is available in our own backyard. We can forget the reasons why so many people visit the city over and over again. It’s a city with big heart– loyal sports fans, outdoor enthusiasts, beer lovers, and a thriving […]

Guest Post with Gloria Coppola: Natural healing and travel

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Gloria Coppola, a wellness educator, entrepreneur, and spiritual solo traveler. In today’s guest post, she shares how her work influences her travel style. Read below for the full scoop!  Hi Gloria! Why don’t you introduce yourself + tell us where you call home. What type of work/endeavors […]

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 […]