Articles in the Travels Category
This post has been in draft format for over a year, and I completely forgot to publish it. However, I definitely recommend Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood if you are planning a trip to Oregon. Here are some pictures from our overnight there.
A Northwest Artisan Cheese Plate at the Rams Head Bar.
We couldn’t help but order the famous Timber Toast in the Cascade Dining Room. This decadent dish, which could very easily be shared, is basically deep fried french toast served with hazelnut praline butter and maple syrup. It’s $15.95 …Read the full post »
This post is a painful one to write, because figuring out the ins and outs of using your smartphone internationally is a pain in the butt. However, my iPhone has been useful in so many ways on my last two international trips that I want to share some of the tricks I learned with you guys in the hopes that they enhance (or add ease to) your next adventure abroad.
Before we begin, you should know that I have an iPhone 5 and my carrier is AT&T — all of my …Read the full post »
Adam and I recently returned from a (mostly) wonderful trip to Brazil — Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro — and Argentina — Iguazu Falls and Buenos Aires. And while the memories are still fresh in my mind, I wanted to share a few tips that I’ve picked up along the way — both in past wanderings and also on this particular time abroad.
While some of these suggestions are timeless, there are of course others that will not stand the test of time due to natural shifts in technology, economy, …
Restaurants, Travels »
I’m so very glad that we followed the many recommendations and visited Tasty n Sons for brunch while we were in Portland last fall. Here’s a photo of the dining room that I grabbed from their website. Don’t you love the Soup Peddler-style bicycle on the wall?
How cute is this stamp on the top of the menu? I want to have hundreds of these made so that I can wear them everywhere.
Adam and I grabbed seats on the bar near the window, and ordered glasses of Smith Teamaker tea. You …Read the full post »
Restaurants, Travels »
Both Adam and I are regular coffee drinkers (especially me), so of course we had to visit Portland’s Stumptown Coffee while on our honeymoon last fall. Here are some photos from our stop at the Stumptown in the lobby of the Ace Hotel.
I love the design and feel of their bags of coffee beans.
We picked up two pastries — a kouign amann and a raspberry hazelnut scone — to enjoy with our coffees. Kouign Amann is a round cake with layers of caramelized sugar. The cake originated in western France, but …Read the full post »