According to the to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than three million students graduate high school annually, and over 65% of them go on to pursue a college degree. If you’re one of those students who will be moving out of your parents’ house for the first time, you might feel a bit overwhelmed […]
The Rose City is one of the best-kept secrets in America. Portland is an amazing place, as is all of Northwestern Oregon. You won’t find more beautiful scenery anywhere else in the country. With nearly every kind of climate and terrain within easy driving distance, Portland provides the perfect home for those who love to play outdoors. The legendary Oregon coast is only about an hour and a half west of the city. About the same distance in the other direction you’ll land right in the middle of the Columbia River Gorge — a high-desert paradise for windsurfers and water sports enthusiasts.
The city earns every bit of its reputation for quirky “weirdness.” Walk around Portland for long, and you’re bound to see some bumper stickers saying, “Keep Portland Weird.” One of the greenest cities in the country in more ways than one, Portland is on the cutting edge of green technology and environmental consciousness. They also love their sports, especially Timbers soccer and Trailblazers basketball. Portlanders are proud of their whimsical, wonderful city, and they absolutely should be.