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Tag: Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Portland Saturday Market

If I had a perfect weekend day it would probably include all the things I did today.  Mom and I woke up bright and early ready for our Saturday in Portland, Oregon. Our guidebook and Yelp referred us to the Portland University Farmer’s Market.  There are two Saturday Farmer’s Market so we asked the front desk for walking directions.  Unfortunately they gave directions to the wrong one instead sending us down the gorgeous waterfront park where the Saturday Market is held. There were so many geese in the park nearby, I was terrified.  Birds of all kinds scare me.  I Read More

Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Portland

The last stop on our Oregon roadtrip was Portland, Oregon.  Portland is the vibrant, hipster city known for their food trucks and laid back vibe. If you are a regular blog reader, you know that I love Kimpton Hotel Monaco hotels.  I’ve stayed at them in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Alexandria, VA.  When I saw there was one in Portland, I had to stay there. I warned Mom that the décor is loud but awesome.  We got a corner room on the 9th floor which I loved.  Kimpton hotels always have free WIFI when you sign up for their rewards program Read More