Monthly Best Of: February 2014

In cased you missed the best posts last month (determined by most views and likes), here’s a refresher. You are welcome.

(order is by most recent)

1. Move, Eat, Learn

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and compelling short films: “Move”, “Eat”, and “Learn”…

2. 10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America

Photo by: jpellgen

I found an article on Mental Floss called “10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America” and it intrigued me. A writer translated several texts in Japanese in which they give advice to Japanese travelers going to America…

3. Multnomah Falls, The Tallest In Oregon

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We have been in Portland for 5 months now and last Sunday, we finally made it to Multnomah Falls. The tallest out of 77 in Oregon…

4. Recipe: Hearty, Bright Quinoa Salad With Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

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This amazingly healthy, yummy and simple quinoa “salad” will leave your mouth, brain and tummy satisfied…

 5. Is Taking A Gap Year A Good Idea? Hint: Yes

In my travel tumblr: Illusion Wanderer, I have been asked several times about taking gap years. It seems there is a lot of curiosity on the subject matter and it also seems that more than ever the newer generations have the travel bug and are very curious about the world.

I will give you my two cents on the matter and will start by saying that taking a gap year is  great idea…

6. Stop Making Dating Checklists

I saw someone on tumblr advising a girl to write down a list of the qualities she wants in a partner. That is terrible advice, seriously, don’t do that, not even in your head. I have heard this many times before, girls and women talking about their checklists and classifying their possible partners or their dates into these lists, and even worst telling them they have a list! What where they thinking? …

7. Friday Roundup! Croissants, 2014 Movies, The Real Happy Feet and More

A compilation of awesome links around the web of the week…

8. If I Could Have Three Wishes

Daily Prompt: Today is your lucky day. You get three wishes, granted to you by The Daily Post. What are your three wishes and why?

 9. Travel By Snow

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Whistler, Canada

With all the snow falling in Portland in the last couple of days, I’ve been in a snow craze and inspired by it I stared thinking about all the places in the world I have experienced snow.

I have experienced snow in 9 different places around the world. In chronological order, here are photos of the places where I’ve had the pleasure to play with snow…

10. Snow Visits Portland, OR! And Why It Was The Best Day I’ve Had In A While

Today was a great day. The best I’ve had in a while…

Which one was your favorite post of the month and why? (Any post not in this list counts too.)

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