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12 Great Travel Accessories While Flying

12 Great Travel Accessories While Flying

Air travel has become an experience that needs a little planning ahead.  Traveling in a small, confined area can be improved with multi-use, small and compact, well-organized, and light weight items.  We’ve found 12 great products to help you navigate the joys of traveling by airplane: Cooling Eye Sleep Mask This reversible mask lets you […]

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Portland, Oregon is the perfect climate for rhododendrons, and mid-Spring is the perfect time to see them. In east Portland, near Reed College, is a 9.5 acre garden with over 2,500 rhododendron, azalea, and companion plants to admire. Set in a botanical garden with small lakes, ponds, and walking paths both paved and unpaved, the […]

Buster’s Texas Style BBQ

Buster’s Texas Style BBQ

There is nothing like a good bbq sauce, and Buster’s does it right. I made a point to stop in at Buster’s in Tigard last week for lunch and love it. I’ve loved it for a long time. They do the whole western theme well – from the western decor that gives it a great […]

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Where To Find The Best Coffee in the Northwest

The Northwest is famous for its coffee, and these spots around the region offer the best of the best for your must-experience list.

In Need of a Vacation But Short on Time? Take One of These Northwest Daycations Instead

All you need is one day off from your regular routine, and you can be enjoying one of these amazing daycations in the Northwest.

Most Spectacular National and State Parks in the Northwest

The Northwest is known for the outdoors, and nowhere does it shine more than in the best Northwest national & state parks, considered to be some of the best in the country.

Most Magnificent Waterfalls in the Northwest

If you enjoy chasing waterfalls, it would be hard to find a place better than the Northwest. Here are our ideas for the best Northwest waterfalls to hike, photograph, and admire.