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Hiking Italy’s Majestic Dolomites

By Donna L. Hull

My Itchy Travel Feet

March 28, 2017

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Columbia spring chinook show up in lower river

By Bill Monroe

The Oregonian

March 27, 2017

a silver lining shared at mid-morning Monday … Read More

Video: 20 Radio Interviews in 4 Hours — Buy My Guidebooks!

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves' Travel Blog

March 27, 2017

When you write a guidebook, your work has just begun. You have to update it, and you have to promote it. I’m thankful to have a great relationship with a smart and supportive publisher, Avalon Travel Publishing. And Avalon (I … Continue reading → … Read More

News for the Week

By Donna L. Hull

My Itchy Travel Feet

March 25, 2017

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Oregon's wildest world might be in your own back (or front) yard

By Bill Monroe

The Oregonian

March 25, 2017

an amazing melodrama … Read More

Plan ahead for statewide Oregon free-fishing in late April

By Bill Monroe

The Oregonian

March 23, 2017

without having to buy a license or tag … Read More

Cruising into Spring with Silver Wind

By Donna L. Hull

My Itchy Travel Feet

March 23, 2017

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Video: Rick Steves’ 1990 Report on Terrorism — Still Relevant Today

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves' Travel Blog

March 22, 2017

I recently found this video of a talk I gave 27 years ago, with my two-minute, circa-1990 take on terrorism. While the eyeglasses may be dated, the message is timeless: Keep things in perspective, don’t turn a small terrorist event … Continue reading → … Read More

Jaw-dropping Chihuly Garden and Glass anchors the Seattle Center; Space Needle, MoPOP nearby!

By Tim Viall

Valley Travel

March 22, 2017

Chihuly Garden and Glass anchors the Seattle Center; home to Space Needle, MoPOP, Monorail near downtown Seattle Imagine, a life-size Glass Forest with ghostly blue and pink light glowing from the trunks. Picture a Sealife Tower, 15 feet tall exuding iridescent primary colors emulating the sea floor and Puget Sound. Turn into another gallery and [...] … Read More

Gay Travel in Europe

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves' Travel Blog

March 21, 2017

As racist, bigoted, and right-wing movements are on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic these days, I’d love to host a sharing of experiences that gay travelers are having in Europe. Where do you feel comfortable? Where don’t … Continue reading → … Read More

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