March 31, 2014

Photo Credit: stevekc

Spring into Travel Season

“Spring is Nature’s way of saying, ‘let’s party!’” – Robin Williams

Birds are chirping, cherry blossoms are blooming, and PDX is experiencing sunshine, rain, snow, heat, frost, wind, and fog. This can only mean one thing: Spring has sprung! The season remains relatively slow in the travel world, aside from spring breakers, but with off season prices still in effect, Spring can be one of the best times to cash in on travel bargains – and make some great memories at the same time! Here’s a look at what our three destinations have to offer springtime travelers:  Read more »

  1. February 26, 2014

    Photo by Lisa M.

    Out With the Old: Saying Goodbye to PDX’s Favorite Carpet

    “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home & rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” ~ Lin Yutang

    In PDX, this popular travel mantra undergoes a slight alteration: “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until stepping on a worn pink, blue, and green carpet.”

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  2. January 28, 2014

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    Day Trips From Amsterdam

    Home to sparkling canals, a unique and varied museum selection, world famous nightlife, and the largest historical inner city in Europe, it’s hard to imagine leaving Amsterdam, even for just one day.  But we encourage you to do just that! There is plenty to do in the Netherlands’ remarkable capital city, but make sure to also explore the rest of hidden treasures (and less-hidden cheeses) that the Netherlands has to offer.  Read more »

  3. December 24, 2013

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    2014 Travel Resolutions

    On January 1, you could be part of the crowd trudging to the gym, cutting back on chocolate, giving up bad habits, or taking the stairs more. We recommend, though, making 2014 the year you travel. Whether it’s to a different continent or even a different county, travel more and travel better. To help with this resolution, we’ve created a list of 10 New Years Travel Resolutions.  Read more »

  4. November 13, 2013

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    Berlin: A Museum Lover’s Paradise

    With over 170 museums and galleries to visit, Berlin is a museum lover’s dream.  For a trip planner, though, trying to see all that Berlin has to offer could also be a nightmare.  To help you make the most of Berlin’s museum world, we’ve created this guide the city’s five main, must-see museums. Read more »

  5. October 8, 2013

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    8 Reasons to Visit Belgium

    Featuring rolling hills and countless castles, a variety of languages and cultures, and some of the continent’s most treasured pieces of art, Belgium is Europe in a nutshell – a picturesque, culturally diverse, and tasty nutshell.  In case you’re not already packing your bags and booking your trip, here are eight more reasons to visit Belgium:  Read more »

  6. September 11, 2013

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    5 Can’t-Miss European Castles

    Researching and ranking European castles isn’t easy, but someone’s got to do it! Fly nonstop from Portland to Amsterdam and start your journey through history and architecture by way of these majestic estates.

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