On a recent trip to Chicago, I learned some fun facts about the Windy City that totally blew my mind (I’m so punny, I know). Since I have a weird talent for retaining useless information, below are 13 things you probably didn’t know about Chicago.
It’s no secret that Portland, Oregon is trending among transplants. For the last three years Oregon has been deemed the most popular moving destination in the country, and the city of Portland has experienced the largest gains. Drawn like a moth to the flame of craft beer and creative culture, newcomers are flooding Portland like rain in the winter. If you’re among these hipster hopefuls, consider these 7 truths before packing for P-town: READ MORE
For those who want to be close to nature without sacrificing the amenities of home, glamping is the perfect combination of camping and comfort. Gone are the days when camping concludes with summer. Thanks to the beautiful properties on Glamping Hub, you can be (comfortably) close to nature all year round. From treehouses to tents to tiny houses, the Pacific Northwest has a variety of glamping options for every season and style.
Anyone familiar with Oregon Wine Country will tell you it can’t be experienced in one day, or even in one trip. Each AVA and appellation has its own character, taste and highlights that are worth experiencing at least once. One of the more popular areas to wine taste in the Willamette Valley is the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, due to its stunning vineyards, beautiful views, and close proximity to Portland. If you’re looking for the best views in Oregon wine country, look no further.
Another month, another Degustabox delivery. Degustabox is a subscription food box service that launched in the US a few months ago.Their monthly box is filled with 10-15 delicious food (and beverage) products, and features well-known brands as well as some new to market items. READ MORE
When I’m looking for a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of Portland, the Willamette Valley is my go-to destination. I visit often, and love discovering new places to sip and stay in the area. Recently I had the pleasure of discovering the Brookside Inn, a charming bed and breakfast in the heart of the Yamhill-Carlton appellation. Though it’s only a short drive from downtown (~45 minutes), this 21-acre forest-covered estate feels worlds away from the commotion of the city.
Another month, another surprise snack box from Degustabox. Degustabox is a monthly subscription box service that delivers surprise goodies to your door. This is my third Degustabox, and I can honestly say I look forward to receiving my monthly package and unveiling what’s inside. This month, as usual, did not disappoint.