A walk in the park: Yaquina Head Natural Area

Part of an occasional series exploring North America’s national, provincial and state parks. YAQUINA HEAD, Ore. – We were road drunk, so when Trevor said he thought the sign said “Vagina Head,” I nearly wet myself giggling. Melani’s had this national conservation area staked out for five years, so it’s a shame we couldn’t spend time walking […]

The many faces of Portland, Oregon

  PORTLAND, Ore. – Tattoos and food snobs. Architecture and homelessness. Portland’s one of the most bipolar cities I’ve ever visited. Officially, Portland was our vacation destination. We chose it because of Voodoo Doughnuts, because we’d heard so many great things about the town over the years and because one of our favourite TV shows, […]