October 20, 2012

Backpacking Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee

Dark, ominous clouds snaked across the sky over 187,000 acres of old growth forest as the threat of a thunderstorm loomed. Ahead of the dense, hardwood […]
October 8, 2012

Let’s All Travel to Cincinnati, the Queen of the West

  Cincinnati or Cincitucky? How about Nasty-Nati? Clevelanders and northerners alike love to jab the Queen City by referencing the city’s geographic and political proximity to […]
October 5, 2012

West Virgina Travel Should (Could) Be Amazing

Update: I found something amazing in West Virginia. West Virginia should and could be one of the coolest states in the country. Surrounded almost entirely by […]
September 28, 2012

Visiting Portland Yileds as Much Craft Beer as it Does Rain

  Rain and Beer The Pacific Northwest is a mystery to those coming out of the Midwest. Not that it should be. Today, we have the […]
September 27, 2012

24 Hours in Cork: Ireland Underappreciated Sibling

    Originally published at Never have I felt closer to home in a foreign land than when I traveled to Ireland’s Cork (city). The […]
September 26, 2012


Inn Port Bed and Breakfast Suites in Dayton’s Historic Oregon District looks and feels like it was built in the 19th Century. In fact, the entire […]