Author Archives: Jen

About Jen

I'm a professional traveler and writer -- literally, I work for an airline and I'm working on a novel. I live in Ventura Count, California with my husband Adam, three-legged cockapoo Daphne (follow her on Instagram @daphnetripawd!) and curious cat Sherlock. I go the beach when it's below 70 degrees (unlike the rest of SoCal). I enjoy sailing, baking, and Lilly Pulitzer dresses.

Welcome Home: Westhaven

Our last house, sadly, never got a name. We didn’t live there long enough, and it didn’t seem like a big deal. But blogging about a house means you don’t want to use your street address in your blog posts (basic security guys!). So we’re giving this house a name: Westhaven.
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Papua New Guinea in Los Angeles

I joined a group called Travel Massive LA with the hope of making new travel friends and potentially making travel connections. The group recently hosted an event with Touristm Papua New Guinea, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to start meeting people, and at least get out of our boxed-up apartment. I… Click to keep reading!

Cheap-As Tubes and the Clark-Fork River

I have visited 41 of the United States. As of last week, state number 42: Montana. Missoula is, quite literally, on fire. The town smells like s’mores burning over green wood, still hydrated and fleshy. But I needed a mountain break, so I got one on a long layover. Another flight attendant, Summer, and I… Click to keep reading!