Mt. Rainier, by accident.

Our accidental trip to Mt. Rainier was almost ruined by our mistake of taking dogs along. I didn’t realize that the park was so controlled. Dogs are allowed into the park, but they are NOT allowed on any trails or in the back country. This isn’t where the trip started though, and we had a…

Vacation: East Coast

August 2018 Vaca! If you wanted to see this Chronologically, Read our Snohomish to Roanoke trip report. About a week or so after finalizing everything for our living situation here in Roanoke, Virginia Katrin and I decided to get back on the road. Since we moved here from the West coast, we had a lot…

Moving: Sea to shining sea.

Moving: From Snohomish, Washington To Roanoke, Virginia. July came at us quick. It felt like we hardly had time to get prepped after finding out that we would be moving to Roanoke, Virginia. At the time Katrin and I lived in Snohomish, Washington but her schooling was going to take us somewhere new. Being that…

How to plan for a trip.

Trip Preparation 101A Let’s talk about how much a trip cost for 2 adults. If you want to plan for a trip financially, the big three things to consider for overlanding or a road trip in general are gas, food and lodging. Initially this “Trip planning blog” was for U.S. Route 101. It slowly evolved…

Bend Oregon and Painted Hills.

Oregon, Sept 2016 Who doesn’t want to see Painted Hills, Oregon? Naturally we did. Being that we were driving from Everett, WA at the time that meant we were going to make the most of a trip to the corner of Oregon. It is a beautiful state. Waterfalls are always on our list to see….

Skamania County, WA.

In July of ’16 Katrin and I wanted to see yet another region of our state that we haven’t explored thoroughly. I was once more inspired by an online photo, this time of Panther Creek Falls. Which is located in the South-central part of the state. Namely Skamania County. I did my usual research. Going…

U.S. 101 North. Cali to WA.

Highway 101 – NorCal to WA. Dec to Jan 2015/16 Plans: It all starts with something simple, seeing an Instagram post or random photo on the internet of somewhere cool. If memory serves well, this whole trip was inspired by the big redwoods of Northern California. The Avenue of the Giants more specifically. After picking…