Category: Travel and Lifestyle

Eternal Sunshine Shasta-style: UFOs & Bigfoot, Van life.

Digital journal entry from May 17th, 2020. I woke up to snow this morning. I went back to Siskiyou Lake from yesterday’s find and it was transformed to an etheric winter wonderland. I hiked the Siskiyou Lake Trail Loop, plus the Beach Loop via Siskiyou Lake Trail. I like the app Alltrails for mapping out and finding different hikes Read More

An average day: the best kind of day // Vanlifer: Shasta, CA.

Journal entry from April 4th, 2020: Adventures. Today, I had big plans to do a long hike but met an Astrologer instead. I got some groceries in town today. I usually buy food every 2-3 days, I could probably go longer than that if I were planning to be really off the grid.  I cleaned out my Read More

Banana PJs with Kath, EC.

Welcome to a super fun and probably random lifestyle blog post about my friend Kath´s pajamas that she sells in Ecuador. I needed some comfy sleepwear and we had a fun little photo shoot to showcase the sleepwear, with horrible lighting of course in a beachy condo I was living in at the time. The Read More

The Shasta VanLife: Greenhorn & McCloud.

Hello! Welcome to an old vanlife blogpost! I am starting to transfer some of my vanlife journey from my old website. When the pandemic hit, I left my vanlife home in SF Bay Area for Shasta. I lived in Shasta for maybe 2 months or so? Maybe 3? Here is a post about a day Read More

Interview-style chat with former van converter, Bay Area, CA.

Introducing my good pal Alan, Al for short. Originally from Wisconsin, present-day (and for some time) Bay Area local. We were both small-town folks who relocated to the Bay Area at some point in our lives, so maybe this is how we first clicked and became friends. I met Al and his brother Gary at Read More

3 Practical Must Haves: Nomadic Lifestyle.

Hi there! Welcome to a super practical entry about travel and lifestyle! I am sharing 3 practical things I wish I had gotten much sooner (but did not in an attempt to save money). I went without these things for a while traveling living in my converted van in 2018-19 as well as traveling in Read More

Natural Body Butter DIY!

Welcome to this beauty-self-care-wellness-DIY-natural potions and lotions blog post! I felt inspired to share. I always love reading these kinds of blog posts to get ideas and inspiration for DIYs. I have been making my own body butters for years. It is so much fun. My skin and intuitive nature love to be able to Read More

Interview-style chat with beekeeper – Cuenca, Ecuador.

Welcome to my very first blog post! I am thrilled to share this interview/conversation I had with beekeeper Alexander. Upon traveling around a bit during a professional visa in the country of Ecuador, I found Alexander. Well, I found honey, and then I found Alexander. I am always looking for local honey wherever I go. Read More