Balabanova All Over

[This blog post will be continuously updated with new information. Last Updated Mar 2, 2022] As more and more national parks institute timed entries, reservations and lotteries, planning your national park...

[Portland, OR, Jul 6, 2019] On the last day of my trip, I finally had a chance to hang out in Portland proper. First order of the day was a visit...

[Manzanita / Cannon Beach, OR, Jul 5, 2019] Trying to figure out what to do with a couple of free days in the Portland area was not hard at all. I’ve...

[Lake Oswego, OR, Jul 4, 2019] I was sad to leave Bend, but I was excited to head to Portland to visit my friend Megan. We met in Los Angeles in...