the POSH Guide

the best of travel destinations and gear


Black and White - Denver Area

Apr 13, 2021

1 min read

I'm delving into my newly scanned archives from the 1980s for another post. Shortly after acquiring my first SLR camera I experimented with black and white. All of these photos were taken in the Denver area in 1985 or 1986 when I was there for work.

Blasts From the Past - France 1984

Mar 15, 2021

3 mins read

It's taken close to a year in lock-down, but I've finally knocked off one of those long-delayed to-dos from my list: getting old negatives from travels over 30 years ago scanned. The results were somewhat mixed, since the years haven't been very kind to some of the negatives.

Portland Urban Hikes

Jan 11, 2021

9 mins read

One of the things I really enjoy about living in Portland are the abundant opportunities to get outside and enjoy a walk or bicycle ride without having to go too far from home. I've been exploring the trails in Forest Park for the last few years, and this year, with nowhere else to go, I ended up taking a few days or afternoons off over most of the summer.

Chiang Mai Bucket List

Nov 26, 2020

3 mins read

The old city of Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand was always one of my favorite places to visit. I probably spent more time there than anywhere else outside of Bangkok. The thing about the ancient city is that there are a seemingly endless supply of interesting places tucked away just around the next corner.

Giving the Best Luggage: Tumi

Nov 4, 2020

1 min read

The Tumi Alpha Travel Organizer As we're approaching the giving season, I thought I would give you some gifting ideas for the people in your life with itchy feet, for when they can start traveling again. There are very few brands that I would actually consider myself “loyal” to, and Tumi luggage is one of them.