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Portland Top Ten

  I’m always proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then it felt more like a town. Now, it’s a full-blown big city. Portlanders love to complain about the increased traffic and escalating housing prices, […]

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San Diego Top Ten

  I write so much about San Diego professionally that I tend to favor other destinations on this website. It’s a wonderful city and a very popular destination so I thought it was finally time to offer my go-to list of San Diego spots. While I’ve included a few popular […]

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Two Perfect Days in Paris

I would happily live these two Paris itineraries over and over again if given the chance. Each incorporates everything I love to experience when I travel: good food, art, sight seeing, shopping and a little exercise. The Marais, where my family and I typically stay, would be an ideal jumping off […]