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Travel to Prescott Arizona Restaurants

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Prescott Arizona has many restaurants.  Per capita, they’re way up there in the number of restaurants per person.  On this winter trip, we chose venues that were cozy and had comfort food. (more…)

Travel in Corvallis – A Great Trip & Friday Favorite

Friday, November 13th, 2009

After traveling on the “Over the River and Through the Woods” Scenic Byway, we arrived in Corvallis, Oregon rather worn out.  (The Scenic Byway was, indeed, scenic, but with numerous hairpin turns, it was wearing – just to observe.)


We had originally planned to stay in Corvallis for only one day, but decided to stay two and arrived a day early.  We’re so glad we did!


Traveling to Portland Brewpubs

Friday, October 30th, 2009

With a claim to fame such as: More breweries than any other city in the United States, you would think we are talking about the big names in brewing (TV commercials, big horses dragging wagons, etc.). But, Portland, Oregon’s breweries range from micro one-off locations to national and international distribution, all without the horses dragging wagons …

Don’t get me wrong, I think those big draft horses are impressive, but big breweries don’t necessarily mean the best beer, or the only beer. (more…)

Crafting Beer in Corvallis (Block 15)- Travel to OSU’s Town

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Go Beavs!

After a two and a half hour drive over the Cascade Mountains on a road (U.S. 20) that wouldn’t win any awards for staying in a straight line, I arrived in Corvallis, Oregon. Most people will probably say, WHERE?

Although near Eugene, Albany, Salem and, ultimately, Portland, Corvallis is not the most well known of cities in the Willamette Valley. While the aforementioned cities have a common trait (they are all next to I-5 traveling north and south through Oregon), Corvallis is just a bit off the beaten track (8 miles west of the interstate highway.) Not so much a tourist destination as a sports and education destination, Corvallis is home to Oregon State University. GO BEAVS! (more…)

Travel to Oregon Brew Pubs

Friday, October 16th, 2009

With the fourth largest number of breweries in the U.S., Oregon is a good place to find some suds on a Friday night, or any night, for that matter.

On a recent trip to Oregon, I decided to try out some of the bigger names in the micro-brewery and brewpub business, as well as one of the smaller and newest entries into the business.