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4 Favorite Leaf Peeping Destinations in the U.S. This Fall

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

We know summer isn’t officially over just yet, but what’s the harm in looking ahead to some great fall travel destinations? Besides the crisp weather and wardrobe change, a tale-tell sign that autumn has arrived is the colorful conversion of the leaves around us—from vibrant yellow and orange to deep red and brown.... Read More

The Westin Portland Puts Guests in the Center of Downtown's Best Attractions

Aug 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Whether you visit the Rose City for business or pleasure, The Westin Portland is ready to give you an elegant boutique hotel experience amidst some of the city's best shopping, dining, nightlife and cultural attractions.... Read More

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel | A Historical Treasure in Seattle

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

A destination in itself, The Fairmont Olympic is one of Seattle's most classic luxury hotels. Located in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Fairmont Olympic is bursting with opulence, from the serene indoor pool to two critically acclaimed restaurants.... Read More

Willamette Valley Vineyards' Award Winning Pinot Noir and More

Mar 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was Willamette Valley Vineyards. Its prologue begins in 1961, when winemaking visionary Richard Sommer hired an Oregon attorney to do the legal work necessary to establish the first Oregon winery since Prohibition. The attorney’s son was Jim Bernau.... Read More

9 Top Experiences for Coffee Lovers

Mar 9, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  2 Comments

Traveling has a way of making the mundane memorable. The daily cup of coffee back home, merely a fragrant wake-up to launch the daily drill, becomes a tangible expression of the joy and romance of a place when in, say, Paris. As soon as that plane touches down at Charles de Gaulle, the mission for the first perfect cup of cafe cr?me begins; or in Rome, it’s the search for the first tiny and potent Illy espresso.... Read More

Classic Horror Story Locales

Oct 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

As the spookiest holiday of the year draws near, enjoy a photo tour of real-life sites that were famously featured in classic horror stories, folklore and film. Some look surprisingly sweet, some flaunt their history, and some will chill your bones.... Read More

Top 5 Fall Foliage Road Trips in the U.S.

Oct 25, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Packing up the car for a road trip is a thrilling ritual that looks entirely ordinary on the outside. Painstakingly thought-out routes, snacks lovingly put together, and the excitement of arriving wherever it is you’re headed all come together at that moment, usually early in the morning. And there’s never a lack of excuses for skipping town for the weekend — a local (or not-so-local) festival does the trick, but so does a great hotel deal or just wanting to get out of dodge.... Read More

Winery and Art Gallery in One | Trisaetum of Newberg, Oregon

Sep 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Fate, family, and fortune all played vital roles in the creation of Trisaetum (tris-say-tum), a blossoming winery located in the heart of Oregon’s Ribbon Ridge AVA. Founders James and Andrea Frey say it all began when they fell in love on their Napa Valley honeymoon—with winemaking.... Read More

Oregon Resorts | The Brasada Ranch Renaissance

Sep 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime  |  1 Comment

Mark Doty, a contemporary poet, writes of his being drawn into the orbit of a painting. I have a similar sense of being drawn into a positive, memorable orbit from my recent resort experience at Brasada Ranch in Central Oregon.... Read More

Recipe for Oregon's Best Pinot Burger

Aug 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Michelle Winner

Made with Beecher’s Flagship Reserve, Charred Onions and Pickled Red Onions. Recipe courtesy of Chef Jin from Jory at the Allison Inn – overlooking beautiful Willamette Valley wine country.... Read More

Most Photographed Places on Earth Analyzed

Jun 6, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Examining 35 million photos on Flickr, Cornell researchers have discovered the most photographed places in the world. Researchers discovered that not only do people all shoot the same destinations; they shoot from many of the same angles. In... Read More

Travel Portland

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Visitors to Portland, Oregon have decided it’s time to overlook the drizzle and dim that plagues the city nine months out of the year, so they can experience the uniqueness the city has to offer. From lush forests to fantastic eats, Portland is... Read More

Campus Tour Vacationing

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If your summer vacation plans are halted by the need to explore college campuses for your graduate, there are ways to get the most out of these trips. College and University tours can be less of a chore, if you choose to visit some of the... Read More

Winderlea Vineyard & Winery: First Date Turned Oregon Winery

May 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

For Donna Morris and Bill Sweat, the owners of Oregon’s Winderlea Vineyard & Winery, it all started with their first date at a little wine shop in the North End of Boston. Fast forward 20-plus years and wine had become a big part of their lives as collectors, consumers, and travelers.... Read More

Portland, Oregon Luxury Hotels: The Vintage Plaza and Hotel Monaco

May 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Something about Portland makes it odd, and delightfully so. One mural I spotted during a recent stay proclaimed, "KEEP PORTLAND WEIRD." It's a cosmopolitan city with an intense love for the outdoors, a commitment to keeping its cuisine quirky and inspiring, and a pride for its "crunchy" art scene.

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