Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

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. October 24, 2014

    Day Hikes from Portland

    I Fly Nonstop can get you to your destination faster. With all the time you will save on travel, get in touch with your inner-wild and try one (if not all) of these day hikes from Portland! From an easy stroll to an all-day adventure, there’s something for everyone.

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  3. 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 »

  4. September 11, 2013

    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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  5. 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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  6. July 19, 2013

    The Top 5 Reasons You Need to Climb Mt. Fuji

    After a short 10-hour flight flying nonstop from Portland to Tokyo, you arrive and are greeted with the sweet scent of a Japanese summer breeze. Peering 62 miles in the distance, you see it: Mt. Fuji.

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  7. July 12, 2013

    Jigokudani Yaen-Koen: Land of the Bathing Snow Monkey

    Jigokudani’s Yaen-Koen, roughly translated to ‘Hell’s Valley Monkey Park,’ is home to some 200 Japanese Macaques and we imagine that these furry fellows find it more like a heavenly retreat. A trip to Nagano would not be complete without observing the bathing Snow Monkeys.

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  8. 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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  9. December 21, 2012

    Friendship Cities: Portland and Utrecht

    Building Cultural Bridges: Porland’s New Friendship City

    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 »