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Gone Camping

Gone Camping

This morning we heading up to the Northern Sonoma County coast for our annual camping trip. This is the fourth year we’ve done this Independence Day weekend trip with a few good friends and their families and it’s one of my favorite annual traditions. To fend of the complaints that I knew I’d get this weekend, I got up […]

Black Bean & Tomato Quinoa Salad Recipe

Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa Salad Recipe

Summer is officially here and with that comes outdoor events, parties, and potlucks. My friends at the California-based ocean conservation organization, Turtle Island Restoration Network (a.k.a. SeaTurtles.org), invited me to contribute to a 4th of July recipe roundup they are doing to feature “sea-turtle friendly” vegetarian recipes. They are a great organization, I wrote about them once before, and I appreciate […]

A Sweet Day in Palo Alto

A Sweet Day in Palo Alto

On Saturday, June 20, we held our latest #SweetsCrawl, an occasional Ever In Transit reader meetup and sugar-fueled neighborhood walking tour. This time we explored all the best bakeries, pastry shops, and ice cream shops (there are SO many ice cream shops!) in Downtown Palo Alto, California. We had an diverse group of #SweetsCrawl alums (from our past Bay Area events […]

Photos From Vancouver Island + Cell Phone Photography Tips

Tofino Sunset and Cell Phone Photography Tips

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been testing out the LG G4, a new cell phone that has a great camera with some unique features usually only found on pro-sumer DSLR cameras.  AT&T sent me one to review and highlight a giveaway they are doing where you’ll have a chance to win one of these beauties (UPDATE: […]

How To Find Vegetarian Food in Mexico

How to Find Vegetarian Food in Mexico

Last month, I traveled to Mazatlan, Mexico, for a food-focused trip.  I’ve often said that Mexico is one of my favorite countries, and one of the world’s most diverse culinary destinations, so this was an exciting opportunity for me. I’m vegetarian, so I get a lot of questions from friends and readers about how I manage my diet in this land of meaty tacos and so-much-seafood. It […]

Our Campervan Adventure & How To Plan a Roadtrip With Jucy Rentals

How To Plan a Road Trip With Jucy Rentals

Have you ever seen one of these vans when traveling around the West Coast? Now that I’ve shown you this photo, I bet you’ll start to notice them in California and beyond. They are neon purple and green with animated graphics on the side–they are kind of hard to miss. Kevin spotted four of them out in Yosemite National Park […]