A Quick Guide: Portland

In general, people from Vancouver love Portland, Oregon. Maybe it’s because our everyday, normal lives are in Vancouver and going somewhere else encourages you to explore your surroundings. But I think it’s also because we aspire to reach their levels of foodie culture, number of breweries, and hip lifestyle shops. The city’s unofficial motto, “Keep Portland Weird,” represents both the ability to express your own individuality and is an encouragement to support local businesses. This is exactly what my friends and I tried to do when we headed down there last weekend for eating, drinking, and exploring (yes, in that order). It would be selfish to keep this information to myself, so here is a quick guide to my favourite Portland spots.Read More »

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