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Smooth Garage Sailing in Portland

Smooth Garage Sailing in Portland September 17, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
When I was three years old, my family and went yard sailing with Arthur, my Dad’s best friend. Arthur was an Anthropology professor and art collector. It was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning in San Francisco, and I had my eye on a sock monkey. It was a fine specimen – bright red mouth, large...

Guide to Portland Public Transportation

Guide to Portland Public Transportation September 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Three years ago my car stopped working. I donated it to the Humane Society and never looked back! Portland has an excellent public transportation system including buses, light-rail (MAX), commuter rail (WES), streetcars and an aerial tram. TriMet oversees these resources, and they have a helpful website....

Summer in Portland Voted #1 by Travel & Leisure Magazine!

Summer in Portland Voted #1 by Travel & Leisure Magazine! July 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Yes, it’s true, Portland was voted the #1 vacation spot by Travel and Leisure Magazine!  Travel and Leisure Magazine has been a reputable vacation resource for many years, but only recently have they begun polling favorite summer spots.  This year, Portland has won the Best Summer Vacation Spot...

A Night of Off-Beat Belly Dancing

A Night of Off-Beat Belly Dancing June 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Words fail to do justice to the Off-Beat Belly Dancing show at the Blue Monk.  Located in the heart of Southeast Portland, the Blue Monk is always a fantastic spot for happy hour drinks, deliciously fresh meals, and a hopping atmosphere.  But this is upstairs.  Downstairs, deep in the basement and...

A Day on the Shore

A Day on the Shore June 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
If you grew up the 90′s, you’re probably familiar with a little ol’ movie called The Goonies.  Made in 1985, the Goonies was about a group of teenage boys from Astoria, Oregon, who embark on an adventure to find the buried treasure of the pirate One-Eyed Willy.  A classic coming-of-age-story,...
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