The Portland Building, one of the things to do in Portland, Oregon

10 Great Things to Do in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon, is a leafy, pretty, green city. It feels built to human scale and harmonious with its stunning natural surroundings. There are so many incredible things to do in Portland.

Visiting Norway Solo

There are few places in the world where I don’t stick out like a sore thumb when traveling. Visiting Norway solo was a treat — not only for the usual reasons.
A view of the Seattle waterfront

Top Things to Do Solo in Seattle

There’s a certain mystic beauty to the green and gray of Seattle, enhanced by the polite and considerate calm of most everyone I encountered.
The Chicago Theater sign on a night street.

Visiting Chicago Like a Local

Most people know the Magnificent Mile, but they’ve only met one half of this dynamic urban apex spiraling up from the ordinary heartland.