columbia river gorge

A weekend in Portland, Oregon for $400: How I made it work

Trip: 2 days Total cost: $407 In all honesty, this was more of a run for airline miles than a real trip, but I still got to get away for a weekend and experienced a place I’d never been before. Tips to make it work: Domestic trips, even those across country, are great for long […]


Driving the Columbia River Gorge

I found a good deal on a flight to Portland, Oregon and jumped on it. Not only would I rack up enough miles to boost my airline status, I also got to spend a day in an area I’d never been to. I only had a day in the Portland area, so I planned to […]