Life Update

For awhile we were doing so good with posting a weekly update and we totally dropped the ball, so to make up for lost posts here goes one major life update all at once: “What are you guys doing now?” is the constant question people have been asking us since we’ve been back from Rwanda. … More Life Update

Cool and Quirky Places To Stay In Portland Oregon

The Jupiter Hotel Retro Chic This boutique hotel is a converted mid-century motor inn. Famous for it’s unique artwork in each room. There are two sides of the Jupiter; one next to the chic-rustic Doug Fir Bar for people who want to stay out late and experience Portland’s night life, or the other, more quite … More Cool and Quirky Places To Stay In Portland Oregon

Harmful Practices Tourists Should Never Support

While traveling you are often faced with whether or not to accept customs that are in conflict with your own beliefs. While this is hard to figure out, there are some traditional practices that sustainable travelers should never support. Buying Products Made From Ivory Buying souvenirs is often a highlight of any trip and some … More Harmful Practices Tourists Should Never Support

Reverse Culture Shock

After 35 hours of travel, we made it safely to Oregon! It’s spring time here and everyone is talking about the weather warming up but we’re freezing cold. We’re staying with my parents in Dallas, they have a beautiful property that is so peaceful; making this huge adjustment easier for us. We’ve been back in … More Reverse Culture Shock

Change Of Plans

Hey guys! So our plans have changed. A few days ago we thought we would be with our team on outreach right now; but we are actually going to be back in Oregon very very soon. Paul needs to have some medical treatment and we feel like it would be wise to have it done … More Change Of Plans