Tag Archive: Portland

How to do Portland in 48 hours

Last Friday felt like a Monday. I was knee deep in customer service and suffering from a cold when I heard our office door open and close. Our office doesn’t get a lot of traffic so my first thought was “oh great…who is it now” – and yes, I was admittedly crabby from my cold. I slowly peered out of my cube only to see my little sister walking towards me…camera in hand…snapping a picture of my reaction.

Living in Beervana

If nirvana is a place of complete bliss and delight, then it is no surprise that Portland is commonly referred to as Beervana. With over 30 microbreweries in the metro area, the city is a dream for any beer lover. In fact, a recent poll by GoTime.com named Portland the best city for happy hour in America.

Hood River Wine & Brew Tour

The fourth of July really seemed to sneak up on me this year. I’m not sure if it was the three week’s worth of clouds and rain prior to the holiday that was to blame but June came and went and I found myself without much of a plan. And for anyone that knows me, you know that I LOVE to make plans. Thankfully, my friends and I made last minute plans to escape for the day to a place that is home to a handful of breweries and wineries.