Category Archives: Travel Destinations

Personalize Your Travel: Oregon Wine Country Add-Ons Part 2

  Leaving the Willamette Valley and Astoria behind, (click here for Part 1) we pass through Portland on our way to the other great wine region of Oregon, the Columbia River Gorge. The first add-on I’d suggest if you want to break up the drive and stretch your legs is a stroll in Portland’s International…

Rainy Day Spring Cleaning Travel Memories

Sometimes it’s just been TOO long since the last trip. If you thought about it, you’d know you were in travel withdrawal. But you don’t. You soldier on… days a little less sparkly and bright, stupid little things really getting under your skin, brain liquefying as you do the same things day after day… until…

Personalize your Travel: Oregon Wine Country Add-ons Part 1

  I’ve had a thing for Disneyland since I was a kid. Topiary in fantastical animal shapes, the Matterhorn bobsleds, It’s a Small World (After All), the virgin Mint Juleps in New Orleans Square, the Electric Parade with all Mickey’s friends, the Mad Tea Party’s whirling teacups… I loved the possibility and excitement of racing…