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In the Spotlight: Meet Portland Walking Tour Guide Joe Streckert, or as We Call Him, Mr. Versatile

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

We’re going to be honest: we’re pretty wowed by our tour guide, Joe Streckert. Not only is he a native Portlander (yes they do exist!), which is a rarity these days in a city full of transplants, he actively leads five out of our seven different types of tours. How he keeps them all straight […]

Love Is in the Air in Portland: Creative Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Still looking for something to do with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered with five of our top picks for a fun, romantic, and creative Valentine’s Day. 1. Date Night Double Feature Enjoy not one but two shows centered all around love at Funhouse Lounge. A comfy circus themed bar which has […]

Portland Walking Tours FAQs – Answers to All of Our Most Frequently Asked Questions!

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Thinking about booking one of our fabulous tours? Already booked a tour and still have questions? We’ve got the 411 on our most popularly asked questions. What if it rains? Lucky you, you’re going to get the full Portland experience if you do a walking tour in the rain! It’s hard to avoid our liquid […]

Breaking News: City of Roses Becomes the City of Chocolate!

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Even if it is just for one weekend, thousands of people will gather in one place in Portland, Oregon to nibble, sip, taste, and feast on chocolate. The festival is appropriately named ChocolateFest, and we are proud to say that USA Today voted our festival as one of the top ten specialty food festivals in […]

Meet One of Portland’s Premier Chocolate Purveyors: An Interview with the Owner of Cacao

Friday, December 4th, 2015

We love chocolate, and we love Cacao, one of the premier establishments in Portland to consume this favorite food in its many delicious variations and forms. Co-owners Jesse Manis and Aubrey Lindley are behind the magic of Cacao, which has two downtown locations, both open seven days a week. Noteworthy is their drinking chocolate, which […]

We’ll See You in the Theater

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Portlanders have many stereotypical quirks. Supposedly, we’ll put a bird on anything that stands still long enough to get DIY’d. We all commute to work by bike (when our unicycles are in the shop). We will walk half a mile to find a recycling bin for the bottle of artisan cold-brew coffee we just chugged, […]

Does the mother in your life have enough chocolate?

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Does the mother in your life have enough chocolate? (Hint: The answer is always “No.”) Well, in case it has crept up on you unawares, we felt you ought to know that this Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day. And we have the perfect solution for her insufficient supply and variety of chocolate. Give her […]

Five non-traditional V-Day gifts

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

So you don’t like to be trapped by Hallmark Holidays… but you don’t want to fall into the “careless jerk” category (i.e., not treating your sweetie special on Valentine’s Day). What to do? Here’s five non-traditional ways to say “I love you”: 1. Tickets to the Portland Jazz Festival, February 15-24. How convenient that it […]

Tis the season to choc-choc-chocolate!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Good old V-day is right around the corner. And you know what that means… Yes. It means, guys (and gals), you’d better start thinking about what you’re getting your Valentine. Soon. Whether your Valentine is the same one you’ve had for years, a brand-new love interest or someone you haven’t met yet, you’ll want to […]

Welcome to Portland, food bloggers!

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Portland’s reputation as a major “foodie” city has bumped up a notch… and is likely to rise up further, after this week. The International Food Bloggers conference swings into Foodvana this weekend for a three-day extravaganza August 24-26, extolling the virtues and expanding the scope of all great things food-related – on-line. So if you […]