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Hiking in Oregon Wine Country


Thursday, November 29th, 2018 — 3:26pm PST
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Hiking adventures in Oregon! John and I walked around the Beazell Memorial Forest in Philomath near Corvallis, and we also trekked up Spencer Butte in Eugene. View our photos and hear about our adventures.

3 Ways to Visit Oregon Wine Country


Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 — 11:13am PST
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John and I explore Oregon Wine Country in 3 different ways: At the estate (Cardwell Hill Cellars), at the urban winery (Oregon Wine Lab), and at the wine club in the country (Sarver Winery) all between Corvallis, Philomath, and Eugene.

3 Ways to Enjoy Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 11:46am PST
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Paddling a river to a spectacular waterfall, cooking up foraged ingredients on a farm with locals, and putting our Gore-Tex to the test in a mountain rain forest in the Pacific Northwest at the base of a volcano. John and I spent the last shoulder season discovering three sides of Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, where […]

Staying at the Westin Portland


Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 — 11:14am PST
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Our first trip to the Rose City in September was successful, despite the outcome of the soccer match we were in town to support. We walked to Providence Park for the aforementioned game, took the Tri-Met Max streetcar to Washington City Park, the Japanese Gardens, and the International Rose Test Garden. Craft beer was enjoyed […]

Portland Japanese Gardens Photowalk


Monday, September 22nd, 2014 — 10:12am PST
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During our was our first visit to Portland I searched online to find the best viewpoints in the Rose City. Not knowing the lay of the land aside from what we’ve seen on 2D Google Maps, John and I like to get above our destination to get a feel for its geography. I found Five […]

Welcome to Cascadia


Friday, August 24th, 2012 — 10:34am PST
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You see a lot of flags and banners at Whitecaps games in BC Place stadium but there’s one symbol that is repeated in the home venues of the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers as well. It’s a blue, green, and white flag with a big silhouette of a tree down the middle. Known as […]

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