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Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Visit Portland Oregon: Portlandia Style

Had enough of “staycations”? Want a travel destination that won’t break the piggy bank? Portland, Oregon is more than recycling, kale chips and polar fleece. This pacific northwest city is alive with quirky culture. There’s a couple of mandatory details to discuss first. One: Watch at least one episode of “Portlandia” to understand this Berkeley-er-than-thou

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Need an escape? Get a taste of Oregon’s famed wine country!

Oregon’s Willamette Valley has long been exalted as one of the best appellations for Pinot Nior in the world. Wine enthusiasts and sommeliers alike hail the grapes produced in this region. Now, the first luxury destination resort...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Oregon: Summer Lodge-to-Lodge Rafting Trips

I’ve never been one for camping, not because I’m high-maintenance (at least, I don’t think so…), but because a comfy bed is kind of a necessity in my book. That’s why I was so excited to hear...

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

YUM: Artisan Food Corridor Exit 33 HWY 5, Southern Oregon

I met Don Mixon of Madrone Mountain Vineyard. His wines are delicious!! He is a boutique producer of artisanal dessert wines in the Applegate Valley of Southern Oregon. Near the California-Oregon border. Madrone Mountain makes very limited...