Hikes, Brews & Wines: A Dog-Friendly Weekend in Corvallis

Lumos Winery Willamette Valley Adirondack chair

If I’m honest, Corvallis was never on a “must visit” list of mine. But 2020 is full of twists and turns, and so there we were in Corvallis near the end of September. Despite some uncooperative weather on our first day, we got to discover and enjoy some of the best things to do in … Read more

Long Beach Weekender: 5 Best Local Spots to Eat

Long Beach eats tacos

This Independence Day weekend we flew down to Catalina Island via Long Beach and spent just enough time in Long Beach to eat and drink our way through some local favorites. Here are 5 of the best eats in Long Beach, perfectly paced for one very gluttonous day. 1. Morning buzz at The Birdcage Coffee … Read more