Places to Eat and Drink in Portland

There are countless places to find good food and spirits in Portland—each time we go we discover a few more. Here are a few from our last trip to add to your list the next time you visit! Breakfast Broder Nord I don’t remember where I heard about Broder Nord, but I haven’t met a …

Continue reading Places to Eat and Drink in Portland

Train Travel: Railroads and Rail History in Portland

One of my favorite ways to experience Portland is to visit via train. A 3.5-hour Amtrak ride from Edmonds to Portland and we have a weekend getaway without the hassle or cost of driving in crazy traffic and fighting to find parking in a city that’s completely walkable/trolley-able! On our last trip to Portland we …

Continue reading Train Travel: Railroads and Rail History in Portland

Exploring Portland: Aerial Views

During our last trip to Portland we finally got around to checking out the Portland Aerial Tram that takes passengers between South Waterfront and Oregon Health & Science University's campus on Marquam Hill. We ended up taking the streetcar to a stop close to Moody and Gibbs and then walking over to the lower terminal. …

Continue reading Exploring Portland: Aerial Views

A Weekend in Portland

We headed to Portland for the weekend because I wanted to participate in a world record attempt for the greatest number of redheads in one place. Although our attempt was not successful, the weekend itself was a definite success-- we had a fabulous time! I had (of course) WAY over planned ideas about things to do. Brian …

Continue reading A Weekend in Portland