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My Second Year of Travel Begins with Homemade Sushi

Homemade Sushi Floral Display

I’ve just started my second year of travel with one of the best dinners ever – homemade sushi! Lots of it. Made to perfection and by a true artist of a chef. For the past week I’ve been staying with a fellow traveler, Kristin, in Federal Way, Washington just south of Seattle. On Friday, we drove up to Oak Harbor on …

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Canadian Road Trip: Final Country of 2015 (#35)

Canadian Road Trip

Just before Christmas I counted up the number of countries I had been to this year, and what I thought was 35 turned out to be 34. A Canadian road trip was the perfect remedy. On December 29, I drove up to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with my dad. Two days later we left with plenty of adventures under our …

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A Night in Sellwood

A cold, misty night. Steam rising off a cup of Caramel Créme Brulee tea. A late-night stroll with a beautiful girl. Jumping too far off a swing. Getting stuck on a dew covered slide in an empty park. Park lamps cast a lambent glow on a riverside path. The fog-shrouded bridge across the river looks like a space ship. Sitting on a dock taking …

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7 Places to Find Good Food in Portland

Saburo Sushi Dinner

The food in Portland is probably one of the main factors why I think the city is the best in the USA. Maybe it’s because the tap water here is delicious itself, so food cooked in it tastes better. Maybe it’s because Portland is full of bohemian hippies (not really, but a little). Whatever the reason, I had some of …

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Journal Entry: Getting Ready for My Endless Journey Around the World

Beginning My Endless Journey

The new blog is up, and I’m only 10 days away from the beginning of my endless journey around the world. I’ve been dreaming for this day for years, and it’s finally upon me! I’ve spent the last few weeks traveling along the west coast and having a blast. It started with seeing some family, spending great days at the …

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