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The ABCs of Summer in Portland

Summer is indisputably the loveliest time of year to experience Portland.  In three days, I was able to make it through the As, Bs, and Cs of sights, sounds and smells in this charming city.  And because I couldn’t resist sharing … Continue reading

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Friday Snapshot: Sunset at Angkor Wat

Friday Snapshots: A new series bringing you travel inspiration just in time for the weekend.  Have you bought your ticket yet?  Sunset at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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6 Great Places to Brunch Your Face Off in Portland, Oregon

Ah, brunch!  Is there a sweeter portmanteau in existence?  A better way to spend a tipsy summer afternoon?  A classier way stuff your face for hours-on-end?  Hint: These are rhetorical questions. Despite the fact that I didn’t fall head-over-heels for Portland, there’s one … Continue reading

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Portland At A Glance

Greetings from Portland, Oregon! I’m loving my time here so far–the weather is absolutely perfect and my friend Daicia is the most gracious hostess I could ask for. Here are some fun things I’ve learned about the city so far: … Continue reading

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Cusco, Peru: A Foodie’s Paradise

Peru is well-known for having some of the best food in all of South America, and the high-altitude city of Cusco is no exception. The city is overflowing with superb dining options, and it’s certainly not limited to traditional Peruvian cuisine. Don’t … Continue reading

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9 Little Essentials I’ll Never Travel Without Again

Compact.  Lightweight.  Versatile. If every item I packed for my travels could be described using these exact three words, I’d be the World’s Most Efficient Packer and no doubt collect my Nobel Prize shortly thereafter.  They’d have to create a new category especially for … Continue reading

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Climbing Venezuela’s Mount Roraima – Part 2

When we left off in Part 1, our group of five along with our guides Jose and Roni, had just summited Mount Roraima after a grueling battle with the Trail of Tears on day 3 of our 6-day trek.  We … Continue reading

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