North America

A Roundup (Normal) Guide to Portland

Migrant Muse: Portland

The votes are in! I can’t thank you all enough for letting me know what you’d like to read next on this blog. Since my subtle foray back into blogging after last week’s “Life Lately” musings, the majority of you lovely […]

Portland is Weird, Here’s Why

Migrant Muse: Portland

In the land of the Pacific Northwest, legal green stuff, hipsters, food carts and microbreweries, Portland is a city that’s… how shall I put it? Portland is weird, yo. Seriously. There’s a reason why the slogan “Keep Portland Weird” is […]

18 Unique Things to Do in Seattle

Migrant Muse: Seattle

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of spending five whole days in Seattle. Super exciting as I’ve never spent more than 24 – 48 hours here. Seattle is only a couple of hours away from my homecity via plane, […]

Where You Need to Eat in Seattle

Migrant Muse: Seattle

I’m salivating again just thinking about where to eat in Seattle. After five whole days here, I was blown away by this city’s food scene. There’s so much to choose from in a small, concentrated area or even up and down […]

The Ultimate Okanagan Road Trip

Migrant Muse: Okanagan

Note: This post was updated in August 2016. Lakeside waves, orchards fresh for picking, wine tastings up every hillside, campgrounds and RV parks galore–welcome to the Okanagan. This hotspot in British Columbia’s interior is the best long weekend (or week-long) […]