jalama beach, california | a hidden gem

We look a risk, and we had no idea where the road would lead us – but it didn’t disappoint. Adventure has a funny way about it… when you choose to have an attitude that allows for awesomeness no matter what the outcome, you’re bound to find something great. We saw Jalama Beach on a…

valley of fire, nevada | a day trip from las vegas

“Red Rock Canyon,” they all said. “It’s close to Vegas,” they added. And so we did, we Red Rock Canyoned. I had been there once before, so I knew it was spectacular, but yet the short 30 minute drive in the car and a hike/picnic had only filled up half the day of our two…

24 hours in laguna beach, california

It’s a hard task to stop and take in every little beach town on a road trip down the Californian coast, and I often try to jam everything into one trip which can make it hard to experience all of the unique little quirks places have to offer. That being said, when you’re strategic with…

death valley, california | it’s HOT in here

It wasn’t even a thought in my mind, Death Valley, when we planned our little getaway to Las Vegas. I had planned to take Rob to the Grand Canyon because, well – it’s the Grand Canyon. We were staying in Las Vegas though, and to get the the South Rim of the Grand Canyon was…

a weekend in oregon | those PNW vibes

Once in a while I get this itch to go somewhere. Not in a week from that moment, not in a month, but right then. It seems completely irrational because I live in the greatest place ever – but I love the feeling of being on a highway, the sun going down and waking up…

la push, washington | a weekend off the grid

There was an overwhelming silence when we crossed over the bridge at deception pass on the Thursday before Labour Day Weekend. It was quiet and still, as if to honour my last moments with lululemon, remaining grateful for all i had learned, but marking the start of a fresh, ginormous new experience that I couldn’t…

road tripping the california coast | care-free & barefoot

Well, I thought, I have some vacation time. I guess I’ll take a road trip, California seems like a good call. A week out, not fully knowing where I would land but having a rough idea of places I’d like to see, Terri messages me all the way from Australia. “I’M COMING TO VAN ON FRIDAY,…