The Joys of Jumpseat: Part 2

The take-off shook my body to the bone, alarming all my senses as cartons rattled and doors slammed against their measly locks. I thought for sure that soda cans and packaged meals would… Continue reading

The Joys of Jumpseat: Part 1

  Flight: Madrid, Spain – New York, New York, USA Date: Sunday July 17, 2011   I’ve spent a lot of my life on airplanes (if I had to guess somewhere around 4,000 hours-… Continue reading

Why No One- and By No One I Secretly Mean Everyone- Should Move to Bend Right Now

Outdoor Sports Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing, Skiing, Trail Running… all of these are regular, daily adventures for the citizens of Bend. With a river right through the middle and mountains all around… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday to a Weekend in Wales!

One of my new favorite things about Thursdays (thanks to Instagram) is “Throwback Thursday.” I love scrolling through my feed and seeing all my friends pictures of past adventures and even the random… Continue reading

23 Reasons to Travel in Your 20’s

…or really at any age.   1. You never know what opportunities will come out of it. It may be a job, a new love, new friends, a new place to live, or… Continue reading

Five Hours in Philly

How I spent five (mostly free!) hours in the city of Brotherly Love If you’re like me and try to squeeze every last bit out of a trip as possible, you might end up… Continue reading

Go Where I’ve Never Been

“My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” -Diane Arbus

Where It All Began

Chelsea and Cassie are two twenty-something travelers nicknamed “Chassie” by Cassie’s mom. We got the nickname not only because we’re each other’s travel companions but also because we’re around each other so much… Continue reading