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NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
You can catch a glimpse of Mount Hood looming on the horizon from the city of Portland, Oregon. Look through the Douglas firs and find it. If you're in Portland, seek higher ground—preferably a rooftop or balcony—crack open a Mirror Pond, Rogue,...
525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97204, USA
One of the best happy hour menus is at Urban Farmer. Sit in the lobby area of the restaurant on the 9th floor of The Nines Hotel while noshing on these delectable snacks. Prices are reasonable and the food is delicious!
1314 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
While I've never been to Peru, I do find it convenient having a restaurant importing the flavors of that country so seamlessly into the competitive PDX culinary market. Andina has withstood the test of time with its sustainable menu and creative...
Technically, you don’t have to be a science geek to appreciate a cruise to the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. That said, basic knowledge of the archipelago as the inspiration for Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution certainly won’t...
2520 Peniche, Portugal
Hire a boat out of Peniche, Portugal, when available, and travel six miles offshore to the pristine Berlenga Islands. Then hike, kayak, snorkel, and swim the day away. Pack a picnic lunch and feast on the beach. The perfect day in paradise.
Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
As easy as it would be to spend an entire trip to Zanzibar lazing around on soft-sand beaches, it’s well worth skipping an hour or two of sunbathing to see Stone Town, the ancient district of Zanzibar. With its narrow cobblestoned streets,...
2926 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
The Alberta district up in NoPo is no stranger to great food and drink. The Branch offers both without making you go out on a limb. The Doors would have tweaked their song lyrics ("show me the way to the Branch Whiskey bar") had they been privy to...
3808 N Williams Ave C, Portland, OR 97227, USA
Salty rim, spicy bite, crunchy pickled veggies. The Bloody Mary at Tasty n Sons is my go-to happy hour choice that will never, ever go out of season. Lucky for us, the delicious fried cauliflower with harrisa and addictive radicchio salad with...
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