Portland

In Portland we stayed with my Dad's cousin Jim, and his wife, Hanmi. Jim and Hanmi have a beautiful home in a great location. They're only a couple blocks away from Hawthorne street, which is one of Portland's main drags with a lot of quirky shops and restaurants. They weren't home when we got there …

Mahar Park

The day before we left for the big trip we spent buying groceries, packing, and relaxing. We spent some time at the high school's fields behind my house playing soccer and football and baseball, and that night we went to a bar with my aunt to play some trivia. The next morning we stopped before …

Seattle

The boys had a busy first week. On their first full day in Seattle we did all the main touristy things: the Space Needle, the MoPop (aka the EMP), the monorail, the amazon spheres, Top Pot Donuts, Pike Place Market, Columbia Tower, the Bainbridge Ferry, and Ivar’s. I definitely recommend doing all these things on …