Posts Tagged ‘PDX’

January 27, 2016

7 Great Day Trips from Tokyo

With all the exciting things to see and do in Tokyo, it’s no wonder that it’s a top destination for travelers looking to be mesmerized. You’ll hardly run out of things to do in the city – but Japan is full of amazing sights and sounds just a quick day trip away. With plenty of train and bus connections, tourists can easily plan a day trip to see some of these hidden gems. 

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  1. October 28, 2015

    7 Productive Things to Do on a Nonstop Flight

    Eye mask? Check. Magazines? Check. Neck pillow? Check. You are packed and ready to go with everything you think you may need for your nonstop flight to Tokyo or Amsterdam! While you are so happy not to have to get off the plane on your way to your destination, there is still the matter of the number of hours you will be in flight. You may opt to read and sleep as much as possible, but in case you toss and turn and can’t sleep, here are seven things you can do to keep yourself busy and be productive!
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  2. August 27, 2014

    10 Stunning European Castles You’ll Want to Visit

    Everybody loves a castle, and Europe has some of the most romantic, sinister, and awe-inspiring castles in the world. Each castle is unique and has a story to tell. We promise you’ll want to cross these off your bucket list!
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  3. 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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  4. April 3, 2013

    Make Memories in Europe

    Craving Dutch Oliebollen, authentic Italian lasagna or a Parisian baguette? (Maybe you weren’t before, but we bet you are now!) These hankerings are hard to ignore, but nothing is quite as tempting as travel. If you’re ready to sate your appetite for adventure, may we suggest heading to Europe this year – on us?

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  5. February 1, 2013

    4 Creative PDX Photos

    It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of airports, but we love taking a second to marvel at the miracle that is travel.

    Naturally, the Rose City’s airport is our favorite place to stop and smell the roses.

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  6. July 3, 2012

    Hallstatt, Austria

    Photo of the Week: Song-filled Country Side

    The hills are alive with the sound of music with this week’s travel photo. Flying to the small town of Hallstatt, the rugged beauty of Austria echos back like a songbird at this lakeside town. Read more »

  7. February 29, 2012

    Don’t Let Your Luggage Weigh You Down: 5 Tips For Packing Light

    We have all seen it – the fifty pound suitcase over-stuffed and about to spring free of its zipper at any minute sending toothbrushes, books, sweaters and computer cables flying across the airport floor. But it doesn’t have to be you. Save yourself the embarrassment and travel with ease with these five tips to lighten your travel load. Read more »

  8. February 15, 2012

    Sushi: A Guide for Beginner Chefs

    Heading to Japan for a vacation soon? If you’re not, you probably wish you were. If you can’t get to Japan right away, get inspired and partake in Japanese culture with a sushi party! As intricate as sushi looks, it is not hard to create. This quick Sushi 101 guide will give you the essential steps to making a tasty California Roll and provide helpful etiquette tips for when you dine out! Read more »

  9. December 19, 2011

    PDX: Twitter and Indoor Maps

    It’s almost 2012. Now that nearly everyone owns a smart phone, it’s important to stay connected. When you travel, the Portland International Airport makes it easy to stay in the loop via your smart phone. You can now follow PDX on Twitter at @flypdx. Stay in the loop with important updates, weather reports and exciting airport happenings when you travel. Read more »