France, International Travel

Paris – Day 1

September 8th, 2019 Arriving in Paris is always a mix of emotions, the excitement of being back in a city I adore and the anxiety of having to navigate with my French. This time, there is extra pressure. We are here in Paris with my parents and my brother Matias and his girlfriend Christina -… Continue reading Paris – Day 1

Camper Trips, Oregon

Aufderheide Scenic Byway

PNW Trip - Day 6 July 4, 2019 We left our camp off Hwy 58 around 11 am and headed west. We stopped at Oakridge for gas and to fill up our water container. Oakridge is a small town but has a grocery store, a bakery, couple restaurants, and 3 gas stations. After Oakridge, we… Continue reading Aufderheide Scenic Byway

Camper Trips, Oregon

Crater Lake and Deschutes National Forest

PNW Trip - Day 3 July 1, 2019 We woke up at our camp near Eight Dollar Mountain and, after breakfast and breaking camp, headed east on Hwy 199. The plan was to spend the day in Crater Lake and see some waterfalls along the way. Our first stop was at the Mill and Barr… Continue reading Crater Lake and Deschutes National Forest

California, Camper Trips

Redwoods National and State Park (PNW Trip – Day 2)

June 30, 2019 After waking up at the rest stop, we broke camp, and made our way to the Thomas H. Kutchel Visitor Center in order to get help planning our day in Redwood National Park. The staff was very helpful and provided us with all the maps we could possibly need. They shared with… Continue reading Redwoods National and State Park (PNW Trip – Day 2)

Camper Trips, Oregon

Three Sisters Wilderness

(PNW Trip - Day 5) July 3, 2019 After a couple days wandering park lands we decided it was time for a shower, the one thing we don't have on our rig yet. Bend made a good home base for the night, plenty of breweries, good food and coffee, and beautiful parks to check out!… Continue reading Three Sisters Wilderness

Bay Area Weekend Trips, California

Our favorite places in Oakland

In 2016, we moved to Oakland and got to live life as momentary locals there for a little over 3 years. In that time, we discovered some favorite spots and things to do, here are a few: Checking out Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) on a Friday night. They are open late (until 9 pm),… Continue reading Our favorite places in Oakland

California, Camper Trips

Plumas National Forest

June 9-10, 2019 Fueled by the excitement of the weekend, we decided to hit the back roads of Plumas National Forest to find our little slice of heaven. While it took some perseverance (i.e. about 5 hours of driving back country forest roads), the moment we saw it, we knew it was exactly what we… Continue reading Plumas National Forest

California, Camper Trips

7th Annual NorCal FWC Customer Rally and Campout

June 7-9, 2019 For anyone who has an Four Wheel Pop-up Camper and contemplating attending one of these events, I say you need to check it out at least once. It was such a great weekend connecting and learning from and with other FWC owners. Everyone was so generous, especially our 'next door' neighbors who… Continue reading 7th Annual NorCal FWC Customer Rally and Campout