Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

January 10, 2011

A day with the iAmsterdam Card – Day Four: Design

Few people would argue that Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, if not the world. The amazingly well preserved 17th Century city center is instantly recognizable, even to many who have yet to visit. While one could be happy spending a full day just wandering around appreciating the scenery, fans of art and design can do even better by using the iAmsterdam Card to see some of the city’s special sights. Read more »

  1. July 16, 2010

    Photo Diary: Fashion Week

    Fashion mavens from around the world know where to watch the world’s latest fashion trends: Amsterdam, Tokyo, and yes, even Portland. Wednesday’s launch of Amsterdam International Fashion Week inspired this week’s photo diary. Watch trends in the making at Portland Fashion Week October 6 or at the Japan Fashion Week in October 15. Read more »

  2. July 15, 2010

    Thank you for the incredible trip!

    Japan is an amazing country, to say the least. Our 10 days there were bookended by Tokyo, with stops in Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Miyajima.

    We spent our time in Tokyo exploring all the districts. I was shocked by how many “downtowns” Tokyo has. All areas of the city are constantly buzzing with activity at all hours of the day and night. Read more »

  3. December 18, 2009

    Photo Diary: Shopping Districts

    Whether you’re at the peak of the holiday season or perusing for the perfect souvenir, make sure to scope out these famous shopping districts in Tokyo (Ginza), Amsterdam (Magna Plaza), and Portland (Nob Hill). Read more »

  4. November 16, 2009

    There and Back Again, A Cycling Tale

    People who know me know that cycling is my passion. I love Portland, in part, because so many others here share that passion. And I admire cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen for the same reason. Cycling is also how I make my living, and for both business and personal reasons, I’ve traveled overseas many times. My most comfortable flights have been flying nonstop out of PDX. Read more »

  5. October 21, 2009

    Make Room for Souvenirs

    The time has come for your nonstop flight to Amsterdam or Tokyo and the activity you’ve feared most is upon you: packing. Deciding which fashion accessories make the cut can be an arduous task, but keep in mind the luggage space you save en route to your destination means more room for those quintessential souvenirs for family and friends back home (wooden shoes and kimonos, anyone?).
    To make your packing experience less of a headache, catch a glimpse at this video’s top tips on which items you can do without and which fashion essentials cannot (and should not) be left behind.
  6. September 10, 2009

    Amsterdam’s Unique Museums

    Amsterdam offers an abundance of museums. You may be familiar with the world famous Van Gogh Museum, the Rembrandthuis or the just recently opened Hermitage, but did you know that Amsterdam is also home to museums for handbags, vodka and cats? Experience a different side of Amsterdam’s artistic expression. Read more »