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Portland Day One

Silk Lanterns at Cargo Portland On our first day in Portland we ate at some food carts, shopped at Powells & Cargo, then rode our bikes to the Rose Garden & Japanese Garden in Washington Park. We ate some more, and visited Rogue & Deschutes Breweries.

Travel Tips Hit the Road

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Check out our guest post on Life of Something New

Want your travel tip today? We’re guest posting over on Life of Something New as part of the Conquer YOUR World Series. Our entry is all about planning your vacation while maximizing your cash. While you’re over there, get comfy and check out some of Halley’s posts about traveling and changing your life.Continue Reading →

Travel Tip #38: 4 Tips on Picking a Restaurant on the Fly

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Picking a restaurant while you are traveling can be tough — especially if you get cranky when you are hungry! Here are four tips to steer you in the right direction:

  1. If there’s no one there  — beware!
    This is hands down the most important tip, whether you are traveling at home or a foreign country.
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Etsy Roundup: Glamping

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Labor Day is the perfect time to get out of town and head for the woods – but you don’t necessarily have to rough it – here are 5 great accessories to turn your camping into glamping.

  1. Set the mood with this woodsy, campfire scented perfume
  2. pack your dinner in a vintage picnic basket,
  3. and spread it out on a classic, woolen Pendleton blanket.
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London Calling

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“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”
― Samuel Johnson





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Etsy Roundup: Luggage Tags

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Is your bag a little blah? Do you have a hard time picking out your suitcase from a sea of identical black suitcases at the baggage carousel? Dress up your luggage with these cute tags we’ve rounded up on Etsy!

  1. Leather tags hand stamped with “Let’s go on an Adventure” are ruggedly perfect
  2. Ooh la-la – these enameled french luggage tags are très chic
  3. Speaking of chic – this chevron patterned passport and luggage tag set is restrained and lovely.
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Say ya to da U.P. eh!

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We are lucky…


because we get to spend time with old friends,


watching sunsets,

taking saunas,

& jumping into the lake.

Drinking great beer,

& jumping into a bigger lake.

Eating cudighi,

drinking more great beer,

having a bonfire,


seeing fireworks.
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Etsy Roundup: Map Madness

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We love to shop for handmade and unique items for our friends and family – so of course we are on Etsy all the time. Here are our favorite map related picks:

  1. The perfect gift for your crafty – yet jet-setting best friend: DIY Travel Map Kit – World Map No.
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It’s Our Birthday!

Travel Blog Birthday

Love & Adventure is one year old today! We’d like to thank each and every person who reads our blog and shares their own tips and tricks with our community. Thank you!… Continue Reading →