Jen West Travel Articles

 
Jen West – Author Bio
Author Bio for returning Portland guide girl, Jen West.
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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 […]
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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 […]
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McMenamins Theater-Pubs – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide McMenamins Theater-Pubs When you need a time-out from sight-seeing, your money is low and you just want to kick back and relax, head for the nearest McMenamins. Brothers Mike and Brian McMenamin, to whom Portlanders pay homage with every toast of McMenamins’ locally brewed ales, have combined two popular pastimes: beer […]
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Portland Pub Crawl – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide Portland Pub Crawl I never realized how difficult it was to do a pub crawl until last weekend. You’d think the most difficult part of the night would be downing all the beer and cocktails, but you’d be wrong. The hardest part was tearing ourselves away from the bars we had […]
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Wine Country Thanksgiving – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide Yamhill County Wine Country Thanksgiving It’s a wine country Thanksgiving! Yamhill Wine 2002 Best Winery 1st Place: Cuneo Cellars 2nd Place: Erath Vineyards 2002 Best Wine 1st Place: Cuneo Cellars’ 2000 Syrah 2nd Place: Erath Vineyards’ 1999 La Nuit Magique Despite waking up at 2:30 a.m. so I could be a […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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October 2002 Update – Portland, Oregon, USA
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide – October 2002 Update By Jen West Almost overnight the temperature has dropped, the clouds have rolled in and rain has doused the city. T-shirts get traded in for turtlenecks and sandals are swapped for boots. Pumpkin patches and haunted houses pop up at random around Portland in preparation for Halloween. […]
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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 […]
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