North America, USA, What to pack

What to pack for a trip to Portland, Oregon

Before heading to Portland, my first visit, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I kept reading the famous slogan, “Keep Portland Weird,” and it added many layers of confusion to my pre-departure planning, especially when it came to packing. I got the sense it wasn’t a super ‘fancy’ place, but I couldn’t quite grasp […]

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North America, USA

12 Incredible instagram-worthy spots in New York

Few places spark wanderlust quite like New York. The lure of Central Park, the charm of the iconic skyline and that feeling of magic when you walk through the streets, discovering hidden gems around each corner. I fell in love with New York the second I caught a glimpse of it from the plane window, […]

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North America, USA

13 Awesome hidden things you need to do in San Francisco

Planning a trip to San Francisco? This incredible place is famous for its amazing food, steep and winding streets and its vibrant history (not to mention all the good food!). Instead of dragging yourself to all the overly-done tourist things, it’s time to dig a little deeper and uncover the lesser-known places San Fran has been […]

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North America, USA

Must-try cheap eats in New York 

New York is a food-lovers paradise. There are so many amazing cultures influencing the food that’s available, that you really are spoilt for choice when you visit. I found myself planning my entire time there around each meal, wanting to take in as much great food as possible. Thing is, food in any city can […]

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