If you’re new to the game, The Weekend Edition is where I informally retell my weekly happenings as they relate to travel, culture, and entertainment.
The past two weeks have been busy to say the least (thus posting Weekend Edition on Tuesday.) Last Sunday at 6:23 a.m., my brother and I rolled into the driveway, completing our weeklong Pacific Coast Highway road trip. We had a blast. This past week I’ve been editing pictures left and right to post new photo diaries, city guides, and hidden gems we found along the way. Stay tuned for all of the above soon to come.
Rock Climbed at Skinner Butte in Eugene
Catching up with old friends and climbing was the highlight of my weekend. My friend is an experienced climber and taught me the ropes of belaying—it’s been a while since I was belay certified in high school. I’ve been bouldering at the gym for a short while now, so it was great to get outside and climb on real rock.
Beer-Steamed Clams: A Table Travels Teaser
Besides meeting new people and listening to their stories, my favorite way to get to know a new culture is through the food. As a little teaser to my upcoming section, Table Travels, here is a little peek of the beer-steamed clams I cooked up this weekend from a Bon Appétit recipe in their May 2014 issue. While there are many great things about the food scene here in Oregon, two of my person favorites are the seafood and the beer— and so choosing this recipe was a no brainer. It was also delicious.
Weekly Reading: Cereal Magazine
I first came across Cereal a few months ago and instantaneously fell in love. Not only does the quarterly travel and lifestyle magazine encapsulate everything I love about the minimal and authentic design trend through its beautiful photography and layout, but also the writing is stellar. I still have yet to pick up the latest Volume 6 and so I’ve included the piece that first made me fall in love with Cereal—a feature on the Beaches of Santa Barbara from Volume Two. Cereal can be found online, and I’ve been able to pick up copies at Anthropologie as well.
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