A true account of a hitch trip I took from Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington back in the year 2000.
Category: USA Mainland
Vagobond Travel Museum: The Amtrak Amtrek Across the USA
Back in 2008, I left Hawaii and set out on an adventure that took me across the USA by Amtrak train, I called it the Amtrek. This week, for the Vagobond Travel Museum, I bring you the collected articles and videos from that trip. The trip began in Honolulu and then went to Portland, Oregon…
Syncopated Family Travel: Yes, I’m a Mouseketeer at Disneyland!
To quote the Flight of the Conchords, “I’m not crying, it’s just raining on my face.” This is heaven.
Syncopated Family Travel – Los Angeles – Beaches, Bums, and Cults
A machete wielding maniac in a hockey mask approaches our car ….
Syncopated Family Travel – Leaving Las Vegans
As we head west we make a brief side visit to the City of Sin to take my daughter to Veggee Delight. I’m a little worried as the GPS leads us through the Vegas Strip deep into the heart of Chinatown.
Southern California Wine Travel
Southern California’s two most impressive wine countries, Temecula and Julian, filled with fun people, all looking to have a blast as they sip, swirl and nosh their way through the vineyards.
The Fine Art of Fantastic Family Road Trips
One of the great things about being back in the United States is the opportunities it presents to engage in that greatest of American pastimes, The All American Family Road Trip. Like the Griswalds, I can load my family into the car with a minimum of explanation, make sure the tank is full of gas…
Exploring California’s National Parks
California may well be famous for its sun-drenched beaches, but we think that when it comes to having a really exciting, memorable holiday, it’s the California’s National Parks you should look to. There are 26 in total, and today we’re going to take a look at three of the very best. Yosemite National Park Let’s…
A Covid Times Trip Through Silicon Valley – The Tech Stars
I didn’t have much time for anything on this trip. I was here to finally sell my beloved Vanagon. I’d thought that maybe I would ship her to Hawaii but instead she sat at my relative’s slowly degrading over the past 3.5 years. To be honest, if I lived on the Big Island it would…
Returning to Ojai, California – The Town L.A. Didn’t Ruin!
K. Pearson Brown explores the charms of California small town life in Ojai.