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September 2012

Links We Love Vol. 45

Sep 29 2012

London Underground Radio Mini-Travel Guide of Germany Barcelona Snail Mail National Geographic Photo Contest Entries London Underground Roundel via Quipsologies

ChuchKey Bar

Sep 28 2012

Big Beer Selection in Washington, DC The ChurchKey Bar in Washington, DC is the place to go if you want a relaxing atmosphere and beer…

The Hotel Monaco, Portland

Sep 27 2012

This downtown boutique hotel is your home away from home That is, if your home happens to be supremely comfortable and extremely stylish. Also, if…

Travel Tip #44: Snail Mail Delights

Sep 27 2012

Send Postcards to Loved Ones Back Home With smart phones and seemingly ubiquitous Wi-Fi, staying connected while traveling has never been easier. Not that long…

We, The Pizza

Sep 26 2012

Delicious Pizza in DC After walking the entire length of the National Mall, from the Lincoln Memorial all the way to the US Capitol, you…

The Astoria Column

Sep 24 2012

Thrilling Views Await When we visited the Goonies House (post coming soon) we stopped and chatted with the neighbor girl selling hot chocolate to tourists.…

Travel Tip #43: Don’t Be Afraid to Say No

Sep 20 2012

Listen to your gut – it’s gonna tell you what to do It’s easy to be starry eyed when you travel. After all, you’re feeling…

Riffle NW

Sep 18 2012

Breezy Restaurant  in Downtown Portland Riffle NW serves up some delicious seafood in Portland’s Pearl. Located in the former industrial part of town, the interior…

Crema Cafe

Sep 16 2012

Fresh Ingredients + Alterra Coffee = A Standout Brunch As noted previously on this blog, Kindra is a real coffee fiend , and one of…

Links We Love Vol. 44

Sep 15 2012

When we’re not blogging, we’re designing – so we love these  Designer’s Flash Cards via Quipsologies Lovely Blog About Cycling, Crocheting, Cooking and More! Lovely,…

Cargo Imports

Sep 14 2012

 A Magical Mystery Import Store Stepping into Cargo in Portland’s Pearl District is like entering Alibaba’s cave. Filled to the rafters with lacquered furniture, silk lanterns, beads,…

Travel Tip #42: Finding a House Sitter

Sep 13 2012

A good pet sitter can save you time, sanity and money As you can see, we have three adorable (and high-maintenance) pets. So when we…

Powell’s City of Books

Sep 12 2012

An Entire City Block Filled With New & Used Books Amazon & your Kindle may be convenient, but there’s just no substitute for the pleasure…

Morrison Clark Inn

Sep 10 2012

Historic Hotel in Downtown DC Everyone should visit our nation’s capital to see the monuments dedicated to those who fought to create, preserve and protect…

Links We Love Vol. 43

Sep 08 2012

We love Heineken , and we especially love this house made entirely out of Heineken bottles ! Kindra’s favorite sandwich is the fluffernutter – what’s…

Stumptown Coffee (Downtown)

Sep 07 2012

Get your coffee fix, PDX style Stumptown Coffee is a legend, and for good reason, in a city obsessed with coffee, it’s hands down the…

Travel Tip #41: Consider Renting a Car

Sep 06 2012

The Pros and Cons of Car Rental While Traveling Travel is about experiencing all that the world has to offer. It is about letting go…

Brasserie Beck

Sep 05 2012

Belgian Restaurant in the Heart of DC Belgian restaurants are all the rage these days and rightfully so. The Belgians monks weren’t subject to Germany’s…

Portland Day Three

Sep 03 2012

Join L&A as we visit the Goonies House in Astoria, Cannon Beach, The Column, Cartopia, Whiskey Soda Lounge, Doug Fir, and Hotel Monaco in Portland, Oregon.

Philosopher’s Path

Sep 03 2012

Stroll Along The Canal on the east side of Kyoto The best way to reach the Silver Pavilion is to follow the Philopher’s Path. This…

Portland Day Two

Sep 02 2012

We started our day off right with Stumptown Coffee and VooDoo Doughnuts, properly fortified, we hit the road and toured the Columbia River Gorge. The waterfalls were spectacular. Our drive to the Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood was amazing too. Check out this photo essay to see for yourself.