Travel Deals

OMG! Icelandair Is Doing a Flash Sale on Flights from PDX to Europe

Through October 30, nab $499 winter tickets (with an Iceland stopover) to five European cities.

10/21/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Getaways

This Mexican Paradise Is a Four-Hour Nonstop Flight from PDX

With farm dinners, chic rooftop bars, and an art-studded bike path, Los Cabos mellows out.

10/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Food Fighter

This Portlander Hustled Her Way to a No-Holds-Barred PBS Food Show

On The Original Fare, host Kelly Cox eats, drinks, and curses her way across the globe.

08/15/2016 By Chad Walsh

BOOKS

This Oregon Author Wrote a Book about a Family of Latvian Gravediggers

And it’s earning her rave reviews. We caught up with the award-winning Gina Ochsner before her Powell’s reading on Wednesday.

06/29/2016 By Fiona McCann

BEER

Peek inside Tokyo's New Portland-Themed Taproom

A Japanese shrine to Portland gets serious about our beer.

05/25/2016 By Marty Patail

COMFORT FOOD

The Wide World of Comfort (or, We’re All Gonna Die Anyway)

We scoured the city for the best warm-blanket dishes from across the globe. So go ahead, wrap your napkin around your shoulders like a Snuggie and dig in!

01/25/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rachel Grozanick, Amy Martin, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

COMFORT FOOD

16 Ridiculously Comforting Dishes from Around the Globe

Search out your next rainy-day dish or guilty pleasure by comfort keyword: soothing, hearty, homey, gooey, or spicy.

01/25/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Marty Patail, Molly Woodstock, Rachel Ritchie, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas

NEWS

This Portland Singer Is Going to ISIS-Controlled Syria for a Peace Concert

He calls himself the “Peace Troubadour,” and has sung in Iraq and Bosnia. Now he's bringing his classical guitar to Syria to "sing prayers of peace."

01/14/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

PDX, WORLD

Explore the World with Portland’s Direct International Flights

Going global from the Rose City has never been easier. Start with these five amazing direct-flight destinations.

12/21/2015 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

EAT THIS NOW

Mussels and Fries Take the Spotlight at La Moule

At St. Jack’s new sister spot, Belgian tradition meets Portland cocktail bar.

12/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

An Insider Guide to Reykjavik

Discover Iceland’s extreme landscape of fire, ice, and roasted cod head.

12/21/2015 By Kristin Donahue

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

An Insider Guide to Frankfurt

Germany’s big-business city can also be big fun.

12/21/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

An Insider Guide to Puerto Vallarta

An accidental Mexican resort town revels in global charm.

12/21/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

An Insider Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s lively megalopolis is full of energy, culture, and incredible food.

12/21/2015 By Dan Engler

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

An Insider Guide to Amsterdam

In Europe’s culturally rich city of canals, vacation becomes an art installation.

12/21/2015 By Kristin Donahue

RECIPE

A Mussel Master Shares Three Takes on Moules-Frites

La Moule's Aaron Barnett takes us on a world tour of the versatile shellfish.

09/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HAVANA NIGHTS

The Ambitious Cuban-Themed Musical a Portland Company Hopes to Take to Broadway

A group of Cuban American talent—a musician, a producer, a director, a writer, a choreographer, and an actor—brings the story of Jorge Gómez to the Portland stage.

09/21/2015 By Fiona McCann

SHOP GLOBAL

A Shopper's Guide to Portland's Best International Markets

Explore the world—one bite at a time—at Portland's plethora of global markets, where local meals and ingredients become tasty travelogues.

08/24/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Zach Dundas, Allison Jones, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

SHOP GLOBAL

Must-Try Products from Portland's International Markets

Stock your pantry shelves with spices, schmears, and sweets from around the globe.

08/24/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke

AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: New Hypersonic Planes, an Airport Terminal for Animals, and Cecil the Lion

This week's best international travel stories.

08/10/2015 By Marty Patail