Portland Street Art, Spirits and Sunset with Rachel Jane Lloyd

Although based in Portland, most of my blog content revolves around places miles and miles from my beloved hometown.  I arrived back in Portland for only one weekend before jet-setting again which is my typical MO lately.  After taking one look at the weather app and seeing straight-fire sunshine for Saturday and Sunday, Rachel Jane Lloyd from ‘Love, Rachel’ blog and I made a plan to maximize the weekend with a much needed stay-cation.

Rachel is the Portland Blogger I look-up to. She has been a mentor in a way and actually encouraged me to start my blog after she saw how much of my life was dedicated to travel and uncovering 100 percent experiences across the world.  We share a unique passion for photography, content creation and curation which will hopefully lead to more collaborations on trips and posts. You can and should check out her blog here!

What did we get up to?

We checked out some newly opened cafes on N. Mississippi, walked N. Alberta Street for some light shopping and street art and then headed to distillery row for locally made spirit tastings.  But the fun didn’t stop there.  We decided to head to the coast Sunday.  I surfed in the morning and met Rachel, her husband Drew and our mutual mermaid-haired friend Kristi for the most beautiful March sunset in Cannon Beach.

These Portland weekends with friends come too far between for me lately.  I hope to spend more time dedicated to exploring and posting about all the gems our city has to offer.

New cafés to checkout on North Mississippi Avenue

Moberi – we attended the grand opening. I was so excited to see them back on N. Mississippi.  Now I don’t have to drive across the bridge for my Yoda Acai Bowl.

Photo Credit: Rachel Jane Lloyd

moberi portland

JORY Coffee Co. – my first and definitely not my last ‘pour-over’ coffee.  Absolutely stunning coffee and pristine interior design.  I will be back.

coffee in portlandjory coffee portland

Portland Street Art on North Alberta Street

There are so many beautifully painted walls on N. Alberta, below are my current favorites.  Preach Portland!

Keep Your Chin Up

Street Art Portland

You Are Confined Only By The Walls You Build Yourself

Street Art Portland

On She Goes

Street Art Portland

Distillery Row

New Deal Distillery – $10 for 6 tastings ranging from vodka, gin, whiskey and liquors.  My favorite is the Hot Monkey chili infused vodka.

New Deal Distillery Portland

Wild Roots Spirits – $5 for 5 tastings of berry and fruit flavored vodkas.  My favorite by a landslide was apple followed by cherry and pear.

Wild Roots Spirits Portland

100 Percent Tip:  Buy the Portland Distillery Passport for a much cheaper deal on your tastings.  Only $20 gets you tastings at 11 distilleries!

Cannon Beach Sunset

Rachel and Drew took their drone for a spin and captured some incredible shots.  Photo credit as captioned below.

Photo Credit: Rachel Jane Lloyd

Cannon Beach Sunset

Photo Credit: Rachel Jane Lloyd

Cannon Beach Sunsetsunset in cannon beach

 

Would you like to see ‘Love, Rachel’ and ‘100 Percent Day’ collaborate on more posts?  Let me know in the comments.

This is a handsome life.

-Bre

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14 Comments

  1. Jessica Lockley
    March 15, 2018 / 10:52 am

    Stunning photos! And reallllllly makes me want to get back to Portland. You two are a perfect pair! ❤️❤️

    • 100percentday
      March 20, 2018 / 3:55 pm

      Thanks Jess, you are so sweet. You are my perfect pair! xoxo

  2. March 19, 2018 / 9:12 pm

    I recently bought a bottle of Wild Roots vodka—for those nights when a cocktail would do this mama good. 😉 Also, I love Portland street art! There are so many wonderful murals on Alberta.

    • 100percentday
      March 20, 2018 / 4:02 pm

      Wild Roots are so good. I like to mix the raspberry with some la croix and a lime. Perfect summer spritz!

  3. March 19, 2018 / 10:54 pm

    i’m so glad that they fixed the awful graffiti on the keep your chin up mural! what a fun day you two had! gorgeous shots at cannon beach 🙂

    • 100percentday
      March 20, 2018 / 4:02 pm

      Thanks Melissa, I am so glad we were out there for that beautiful sunset.

  4. March 19, 2018 / 11:30 pm

    It looks like you had the most perfect of weekends! So fun that you got to spend it with Rachel too! I’d love to see more collabs!

    • 100percentday
      March 20, 2018 / 4:01 pm

      Thanks Erin, we had another great weekend this last one…we are on a roll!

  5. March 20, 2018 / 5:07 am

    Love Rachel! Looks like you two had a fantastic time together. Those beach shots are gorgeous!!

    • 100percentday
      March 20, 2018 / 4:01 pm

      Thanks so much Marlynn. We had a great time together.

  6. Tammi
    March 23, 2018 / 1:46 pm

    I love Portland so much! The passport deal makes a great gift; I’ve given it several times.

    • 100percentday
      March 23, 2018 / 4:02 pm

      Oh thats such a great idea! xoxo

  7. Valerie
    March 30, 2018 / 7:12 pm

    Love your blog and I love Portland. I’m sad that we don’t live there anymore. If you like southern food you should try Bernie’s Bistro. It’s so delicious!

    • 100percentday
      March 30, 2018 / 9:38 pm

      Oh Thanks so much Valerie! I will definitely try that restaurant. Sounds amazing!

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