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“Portlandia” Travel Guide Book in the Works

“Portlandia” Travel Guide Book in the Works February 27, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
We’ve seen plenty of books become TV shows or movies. But this time, we get to see things flipped around. Portlandia, IFC’s hit series that makes fun of hippies and hipsters in Portland, is expanding into guide book territory. Now that the show has become a bonafide buzz term on the web,...

Travel Like a Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture

Travel Like a Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture October 19, 2010 | Featured, Local Insight | Read More
Travelling is expensive. We know this, and we feel your pain. That’s why, for this week’s Local Expert Challenge, we asked our eyes and ears on the ground to tell us about cultural attractions in their destinations that a) had an entrance fee under $5 and b) were not free. Needless to say,...

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites June 24, 2010 | Featured | Read More
While most travelers tend to explore traditional landmarks and monuments typically found above ground, there’s something special about discovering a hidden spot that lies underground. After all, while the streets of a city pulse with a unique urban beat, whether you’re in New York, Tokyo...

Yoga for the Budget Traveler: Donation-based Yoga in the US

Yoga for the Budget Traveler: Donation-based Yoga in the US September 3, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Travel can be tough on the body. Your legs get cramped in the confines of coach; your back aches from standing in museums all day; your feet throb after tromping around town sight-seeing. You could have your travel pains massaged, soaked and otherwise pampered away at plush hotel spas, or you could do...

Travel Deals Roundup: Urban Escapes

Travel Deals Roundup: Urban Escapes May 27, 2009 | Travel Deals | Read More
This week we’ve rounded up some urban escapes to cities like Paris, Portland, Prague and Vancouver: Head to Paris this fall for a 4-night vacation including air starting from just $599. That’s 50% off of peak prices. The Air France package includes: - Roundtrip airfare to Paris from NYC (other...

A Veggie Lover in Portland, Oregon

A Veggie Lover in Portland, Oregon May 21, 2009 | Gear Guide, Portland | Read More
Meet Jane. Jane loves vegetables (or, if she’s pretending to be a classy broad from the UK, “veg”). A seasoned traveler, Jane has learned over the years how to incorporate her love of leafy greens, fruits and root vegetables into her trips as well as her daily life. See how a veggie...

Passover Food for Everybody

Passover Food for Everybody April 6, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Passover is this Wednesday. If you are or know a Jew and are lucky enough to be invited to a Seder, you could indulge in the following: eat a hard-boiled egg chew bitter herbs slurp matzo-ball soup enjoy gefilte fish drink four cups of wine But if you’re not Jewish, or you have no family or...
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