Drew Dyck Travel Articles

 
Useful (and Interesting) Links – Portland, Oregon, USA
Useful (and Interesting) LinksPortland, Oregon Travel Guide Portland has a lot of, ahem, variety, with its mixture of skyscrapers and trees, honking horns and chirping birds, and all sorts of people from middle-class businessmen to hippies. There’s no shortage of web sites out there that reflect Portland and its varied community, plus highlight some of […]
Bars & Dance Clubs in Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide – Portland, Oregon, USA
Bars – Where to Drink – Portland, Oregon Travel Guide A pub crawl down Burnside Street will take you from one side of the Willamette River to the other while hitting many of Portland’s finest bars and dance clubs along the way. Below I have listed some popular pit stops both on and off this […]
Bed and Breakfasts – Portland, Oregon, USA
Bed and Breakfasts Portland, Oregon Travel Guide The following is a list of bed and breakfasts in the Portland area. Portland Metro Innkeepers listing of B&B’s in Portland. Westlund’s River’s Edge B&B 22502 NW Gillihan Road Portland, Oregon 97231 Phone: (503) 621-9856 E-mail: rivers-edge1@juno.com Website: www.riversedge-bb.com Prices: $85/night w/shared bath; $110/night w/private bath; $139/night to […]
Excursions – Portland, Oregon, USA
Excursions – Portland, Oregon Travel Guide Portland is a great city, but sometimes you have to get a break from urban life. If you tend to get a little concrete-crazy Portland is still the right place for you: besides already being an amazingly green city for its size, Portland is near vineyards, valleys, mountains and […]
Bars – Where to Drink – Portland, Oregon, USA
Bars – Where to Drink – Portland, Oregon Travel Guide A pub crawl down Burnside Street will take you from one side of the Willamette River to the other while hitting many of Portland’s finest bars and dance clubs along the way. Below I have listed some popular pit stops both on and off this […]
Cultural Centers & Resources – Portland, Oregon, USA
Cultural Centers & Resources – Portland, Oregon Travel Guide Here’s a list of websites for other cultural centers and resources in Portland: Visit the Center for Native American Art in the Portland Art Museum www.tfaoi.com/newsm1/n1m206.htm Check out Portland’s beautiful Japanese Garden www.japanesegarden.com And the Classical Chinese Garden www.portlandchinesegarden.org The World Forestry and Cultural Center www.worldforestry.org/museum.html […]
Coffee Shops and Internet Cafes – Portland, Oregon, USA
Anna Bannanas Location: 1214 NW 21st Ave Phone: (503) 274-2559 Hours: Weekdays and Saturdays 6:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Sundays 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. Weird name, very nice place. This coffee shop is housed in a huge, Victorian-style home that has become a city landmark. Besides the great atmosphere, it has a diverse menu […]
Portland’s Summer Kicks Off With the 95th Rose Festival – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide – June 2002 Portland’s Summer Kicks off with the 95th Rose Festival Portland’s jam-packed summer schedule commenced this week with the city’s famous, annual Rose Festival. Huge crowds are flooding the Waterfront. Parade floats drift through the downtown streets. Fireworks fill the night sky. And I’ve been at home, flat on […]
Exploding Art Scene – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland’s transformation from a sleepy Northwest city, to a hip culture capital, is now official. You see it in the papers. You hear it on the streets. You can almost smell it in the air. But perhaps the strongest evidence of the metamorphosis is in Portland’s exploding art scene. The influx of prominent artists, the […]
Portlanders on Portland – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide – May 2002 Portlanders on Portland It just dawned on me – I have a problem. Every month I write an update on the city of Portland. But I’m just one of the 1.8 million people that inhabit this great city! And I only represent one perspective. So this month I […]