Four days visiting Portland: I finally understand why people love it so much.

After taking a two trains more than 3,000 miles across the country, going from Washington, DC (on a Sunday) through Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, we made it to Portland, Oregon (on Wednesday). It was the most popular city in a state we hadn’t visited before,Continue reading “Four days visiting Portland: I finally understand why people love it so much.”

My wife and I took an Amtrak across the country. It was awesome.

For the holidays, my wife Abby surprised me with a trip to Portland, Oregon, a city and state neither of us had visited. We wanted to check the state off our list of states we hadn’t been to, so this was a great opportunity. The interesting part about the trip is that we were notContinue reading “My wife and I took an Amtrak across the country. It was awesome.”