Note From Jen

I often have the desire to write a little something about all the people we meet during our adventures. After all, meeting new people is half the adventure, right? This is doubly true when it comes to friends and family. Unfortunately, I’m months behind in my blogging. Not for lack of trying or material to... Continue Reading →

Family Time

It's time for the main event! This section of the trip is all about seeing friends and family. We had a few brief visits on our way up the coast, including my sister in Las Vegas, my aunt in Los Angeles, father- and mother-in-law in Bakersfield, and our best friends in Eugene. From there, we... Continue Reading →

Port Angeles Hikes

Our house sit in Washington state may have been short, but we took full advantage of the Port Angeles hikes. The city is located adjacent to one of the most diverse ecological systems in the world. Although there are a million and one amazing hikes on the Olympic Peninsula, the few listed here are all... Continue Reading →

Finding My Voice

We left the USA for China on January 1, 2018 and since then have had the most exciting adventures of our entire lives. I have never had more fun, experienced so much personal growth, and been more in love. I am so thankful for this adventure and what it has done for our lives. As if... Continue Reading →

Port Angeles – The Places We Live

Our house sitting adventures continue in Port Angeles, Washington! Nestled at the northern tip of the Olympic Peninsula, this area is full of diverse ecological landscapes. We'll be spending a little less than a week here watching over a lovely home and three dogs on the outskirts of town. The Olympic Peninsula is also home... Continue Reading →

Free Walking Tour | Los Angeles

We're at it again with another of Jen's Nearly Famous Walking Tours! This free walking tour of Los Angeles is a 2.6 mile self-guided walk focused on the fun and funky. It includes an art gallery, a quirky book store, some hipster snacks, and a high-tech circus. Get ready to get weird, ya'll! Jen's Funky and... Continue Reading →

#Vanlife Part Two

Part One of our USA #Vanlife adventure has come to an end! Starting in Melbourne, Florida, we've driven 11,000 miles (17,700km) through 14 states over the course of 48 days. We met some amazing people along the way, and sampled the spectacular natural beauty of the United States. Now it's time to start the second... Continue Reading →

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