More Fun Things To See and Do In Portland

Hopefully by now you read my post about my first day visiting popular places in Portland, Oregon. Could my Day Two top it? Yep, yep, yep. Long time friends S and her sister B, who were tour guides for my stay in … Continue reading

A Glorious Day Exploring Popular Places In Portland

I promised I would tell you more about my trip to Portland, Oregon and I’m staying true to my word. If you read my previous post about the 10 reasons you need to visit hip and cool Portland, you know how … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Hip and Cool Portland

Having arrived in Portland following three wonderful days in The Tualatin Valley (Oregon’s wine country), I knew I was going to love this city from the minute I stepped into the artsy Inn at Northrup Station Hotel in the Northwest part of town. The team from Travel Portland … Continue reading

A Beautiful Cycling Adventure on the Banks-Vernonia State Trail

It was my last day in The Tualatin Valley of Oregon, courtesy of The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA),* and I was looking forward to a cycling adventure on the Banks-Vernonia State Trail. The Banks-Vernonia State Trail is one of Oregon’s Regional Trails … Continue reading

Enjoying A Day of Tasting and Touring In The Tualatin Valley

The sun was shining for day two in The Tualatin Valley, during my visit to Oregon’s Wine Country last month. My trip was courtesy of The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA).* Jackie, a member of the WCVA team, picked me up early … Continue reading

Exploring The Great Outdoors In The Tualatin Valley

Do you know where the Tualatin Valley is located? I bet you don’t, but you should. It’s right outside of Portland’s backyard. That’s Portland, Oregon. And it’s one of the most beautiful places to vacation in the USA if you like the great outdoors. … Continue reading

It’s Nice To Be Recognized As A Boomer Blogger

When I started blogging 10 years ago, I never thought much about where it would lead or what type of opportunities it would bring. I just wanted to capture my feelings as I approached my milestone 50th birthday. As many of you … Continue reading

My First Visit To Greece: Enjoying A Wine and Food Tour In Santorini

Are you ready to hear about my culinary explorations and libations in Santorini? While a few months have passed since returning from my first-ever trip to Greece with my daughter A and sister N, I so love reminiscing about our travels. A … Continue reading

A Fun Fashionista Day At The MET Costume Exhibition

I know I promised my next post about my travels to Santorini. Don’t worry it’s coming soon. This week, I wanted to take a break from Greece to bring you highlights from my fun day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art … Continue reading

My First Visit To Greece: Climbing To The Top Of The Acropolis

It was day two of my first visit to Greece with my sister N and daughter A. As I mentioned in my previous post, “The Amazing Old World of Athens,” we were spending a weekend in Athens and then going for … Continue reading