About This Blog

Welcome to Portland Travel Tips.

For many this has become the pop culture image of Portland:

Like all good stereotypes there is a certain element of truth to the caricatures in the Portlandia skit.  One only needs to spend a little time in SE Portland to see that. However, for a lot of us locals we also see Portland like this:

Finding Portland from Uncage the Soul Productions on Vimeo.

Portland is a vibrant progressive city that has a healthy obsession with green living, good food and good beer (wine too).  By creating this blog I wish to share with you all the amazing things Portland has to offer – from the great outdoors to all the great food, beer, wine, and spirits (there is a growing craft distillery movement in Portland but I’ll save that for a later post).

Finally, because travel is not cheap these days I will share tips to stretch your dollar here in town and share strategies I have learned over the years to save money on airfare, hotels, and car rentals.

Hopefully, by the end of your stay you will see Portland as a combination of both these videos and save some money too.



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