The Jupiter Hotel Retro Chic This boutique hotel is a converted mid-century motor inn. Famous for it’s unique artwork in each room. There are two sides of the Jupiter; one next to the chic-rustic Doug Fir Bar for people who want to stay out late and experience Portland’s night life, or the other, more quite … More Cool and Quirky Places To Stay In Portland Oregon
After 35 hours of travel, we made it safely to Oregon! It’s spring time here and everyone is talking about the weather warming up but we’re freezing cold. We’re staying with my parents in Dallas, they have a beautiful property that is so peaceful; making this huge adjustment easier for us. We’ve been back in … More Reverse Culture Shock
Summer is finally here and we’re enjoying every minute of it! On Saturday we visited the World Beat Festival in Oregon’s capital. This multicultural festival is held every year at the Riverfront Park. Thousands of visitors come from all over Oregon to watch the parade, dragon boat races and dancing from around the world. Check … More World Beat Festival!
Last night we spent the night in Portland celebrating my best friend Corinne’s 23rd birthday! We saw an awesome show by Run River North and The Wild Reeds at the Alberta Rose Theatre. We were so close to the band that danced with Alex Hwang himself! Then got some Salt and Straw!
Marrakesh is so much fun! We have to put it on this list because it is where we went on our first date! They have amazing authentic Moroccan food that absolutely can’t be beat. Although it is expensive, it’s worth the price. The entire restaurant is made to look like a traditional Moroccan tent, complete with floor … More Awesome Places to Eat in Portland Oregon
The Peavy Arboretum is operated by Oregon State University on Arboretum road of off highway 99. It’s a super fun place to hike with tons of trails to explore! Me and Zeb and Paul hiked around for a couple of hours and had a great time.
1. Powell’s City of Books Explore the worlds largest independent bookstore with more than 1.5 million books, covering one city block you won’t want to miss out on visiting! “It can be easy to get lost in Powell’s 68,000 square feet, nine rooms, three floors and 35,00 sections!” Every room has a staffed information desk and … More 10 Free Things to do in Portland
“Echoes in Time is held each July in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, just 30 minutes south of Portland. The gathering is a collection of workshops that teach early living skills. Participants enjoy 5 days of learning a broad range of skills from the times of our earliest ancestors to the present day.” This is such a … More Echoes in Time