Posts Tagged ‘Holland’

March 31, 2014

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. August 7, 2013

    Global Entry: The Wait is Over

    You are a savvy traveler. You’ve flown several times this year. You’ve checked-in online, your bags are packed, and your carry-on is set with passport, 3-1-1 compliant fluids and itineraries. You have it down to a science and you’re ready to head back home. It’s mostly seamless. But then you get to customs…

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  2. June 21, 2013

    Holland Festival: A Celebration of Arts

    Over 140 festivals grace the streets of Amsterdam each year, but only a select few reign as festival royalty. The Holland Festival is one of these, and it rocks its crown with a leotard and stage makeup.

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  3. April 12, 2013

    A special Queen’s Day for Holland

    Nothing makes you feel part of a culture quite like a nationwide party. Fortunately, it’s almost time for Holland’s biggest celebration of the year. Read more »

  4. October 19, 2012

    Mont Saint Michel

    6 Special Sites to Say “Yes” in Europe

    It’s easy to fall in love in Europe! Let yourself get swept up in the beauty of the architecture, the scenery and the culture and the four little words might just come tumbling out. Plan a romantic vacation to one of these six spots around Europe to get on one knee and make the “yes!” all the more memorable.

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  5. April 17, 2012

    20 Photos of Amsterdam That Will Make You Want to Go Right Now

    Amsterdam has a worldwide reputation as a fun city. People forget to mention that it’s also stunningly beautiful and endlessly interesting. Read more »

  6. February 9, 2012

    Photo of the Week: Sunset in Bruges, Belgium

    Our photo of the week highlights an incredible city, only an hour’s train ride from Amsterdam. Like Amsterdam, Bruges, Belgium is a city set in a network of canals. It is often referred to as the “Venice of the North”. Bruges offers beautiful bridges, architecture and culture and is regarded as one of the most romantic towns in Europe. The entire city center is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Pay a visit to this quaint town and find wonderful photo opportunities like this one everywhere you look. Read more »

  7. February 7, 2012

    Love is in the Air: Romantic European Getaways

    February 14th is coming up quick. Flowers, chocolates and jewelry are all nice, but to really give your special Valentine a day to remember, you’ve got to think bigger. Better. More European. Here are 3 romantic adventures in Europe that are guaranteed to make this year’s Valentine’s Day one to remember. Read more »

  8. January 31, 2012

    Walk It Out: Amsterdam Style

    There are few better ways to explore a new city than on your own two feet.

    But there is only so much information and culture you can glean from walking around with the latest guide book in your hands. Why not learn the lay of the land from a local, an expert? Try taking a walking tour. Read more »

  9. January 16, 2012

    The Tastes of Holland and Japan: Portland Food Carts

    Here in Portland, we all thought we got away with a mild winter. Lo and behold, the cold temperatures have finally arrived, and even brought with them a few snowflakes. In celebration of our nonstop flights from PDX to Amsterdam and Tokyo, we’re celebrating the cuisine of both destinations that will help warm your bellies this winter. If you’re not traveling to Holland or Japan this winter, you can still celebrate with us in Portland. Here are two of the best food carts in the downtown area to warm up from the cold and experience a little international flavor. Read more »