February 1, 2013
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.
December 21, 2012
Portland is building bridges internationally, with an emphasis on bikes, business and being green. On December 19, 2012, the Portland City Council unanimously voted in favor to add Utrecht as an official friendship city. Read more »
July 13, 2012
Grab a Sudoku puzzle and pencil to make time zip by on your next nonstop flight. With a few quick playing tips you will be counting and crossing your way through these brain teasers in no time. And don’t worry, no math is required!
January 16, 2012
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 »
December 19, 2011
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 »
October 13, 2011
It’s time to embrace your EuropeanWinterness! Starting Friday, October 14th until mid-November, you can enter daily to win European prizes representing four incredible European cities to visit this winter. Winners are chosen weekly. The grand prize winner will enjoy a EuropeanWinterness vacation for two on a nonstop Delta flight from PDX to Amsterdam, plus a $3,000 lodging and ground transportation voucher! Enter by going to http://europeanwinterness.com/ and clicking the “Enter Daily” button.
August 2, 2011
In March of this year, Japan was struck with one of the most devastating natural disasters of its history. Only three short months later, the first group of US citizens set off to lend a helping hand. 68 Oregonians and Washingtonians, all apart of the Flight of Friendship, set out from the Portland International Airport on a nonstop flight to Tokyo on May 29th of this year. They returned in June with a humbling story to tell. Sean Egusa, a leader of the Flight of Friendship, has returned from the journey and has offered to share his experience:
Sight and smell I can’t forget
I am not the same Read more »
July 20, 2011
Many avid travelers know that one of the best ways to explore a new place is on their own two feet. Kick that idea up a notch and consider exploring a new country by running on your own two feet. For travelers who are exercise enthusiasts, one of the most rewarding and gratifying ways to see a new destination is to run a marathon in a foreign place. Portland, Amsterdam and Tokyo are all home to some of the most popular and well-known marathons worldwide. Even if you’re not a marathon runner, watching comfortably from the sidelines and cheering on the athletes can be exciting also.
June 24, 2011
Earlier this year, two lucky crossword enthusiasts won big in our Cross the Word to Cross the World contest. The two winners won a trip to Amsterdam after completing a difficult crossword puzzle. Barbara, our first lucky winner, is heading to Amsterdam shortly, and with an exciting vacation planned, she was kind enough to share some of her itinerary highlights with us: Read more »
June 21, 2011
The traditions of India touch our lives in many different ways. Whether we take in the rich, warm smell of tikki masala curry when we walk past an Indian restaurant, relax after work with yoga, use virtually any spice in cooking, or enjoy a good Bollywood film every now and then, India is a place with a rich, magnificent culture, influence and history. We may even have India to thank for the discovery of the US, because without India, Columbus never would have set sail.