Update | March 24th, 2022

If you are reading this, then I am currently cycling somewhere on the West Coast between Vancouver and the end of the Baja Peninsula in Mexico. This bikepacking trip that should last between 3-4 months and over 5600 km (3500 miles), carrying everything I need with me on the bike. I’ll be writing about my … Read more

What is a Portable Power Station?

This article was written for a potential client with the following parameters in mind: Topic (and main KW): what is a portable power station Technical requirements Internal links What To CoverHere’s what you need to do in your article: How We Evaluate Your WorkYour article will be evaluated based on: Whether you are currently building … Read more

Update | May 2nd, 2021

I’m currently back in the United States settled for the time being in Virginia, where I grew up. It feels weird to move back here after eight years of living in other places, but I’m very excited. I left Brazil in April and spent a couple weeks visiting family in Florida and Illinois. I finally … Read more

Update | November 11th, 2020

It’s been months since my last update! I took the time during quarantine to get off social media and focus on real-life things with fewer distractions. I started (and recently sold) a kombucha business called Bold. I developed recipes, secured wholesale clients, and attempted to change people’s hesitancy towards this stereotypically “vinegary” drink by developing … Read more

Update | March 29th, 2020

Probably like you, I am currently at home practicing social distancing during this COVID-19 craziness. My heart goes out to all of the countries and people that have been affected by this. About a week ago, widespread concern about the virus finally occurred in Brazil, causing businesses to shut down and people to stay inside. … Read more

Update | January 10th, 2020

I am currently in Belo Horizonte, Brazil – my new home. I officially moved here at the start of the year to start a new job as a coffee roaster with OOP Café. I spent a month doing a kind of internship with OOP before going to Colombia to ride motorcycles and meet with coffee … Read more

Northern Colombia on a Motorcycle

Before coming to Colombia, I knew I wanted to mix in some water sports, beautiful scenery, sunrise hikes, and at least a day on a motorcycle during my month here. Little did I know that I would do all of this and more on an incredible motorcycle trip through the northern coast of Colombia for … Read more

Update | October 16th, 2019

After about a month of visiting lots of different coffee farms throughout two different states of Brazil, trying over 100 coffees, and spending time with Rafa Marques at Café Arq learning about how small specialty coffee producers are connected with green coffee buyers, I have moved back to Belo Horizonte. You can read the above … Read more

Update | September 21st, 2019

I am currently in Brazil studying everything specialty coffee. (Follow the journey here!) I’m immersing myself in workshops and courses (like this roasting course in São Paulo), and I’m also exploring the coffee rich regions of Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo by personally visiting coffee farms and meeting with people in the industry. On October … Read more

Update | September 1st, 2019

Over the past 4-5 months, I have been traveling around Italy, Morocco, Spain, Portugal, and France. I helped build a cabin in the Alps, kitesurfed along the island of Sardinia and the Moroccan coast, attended a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat in Spain, tried to sail to Greece, and explored Lisbon, Porto, and Toulouse with a beautiful friend … Read more