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A locals guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips

Tech money is changing a city loved for its location amid the great outdoors but its cool offbeat feel and famous beer and coffee scenes remain Brunch on Division St Division Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great affordable eateries including Bollywood Theater, (snacks from $4.25, pork vindaloo, $12); and Kati Portland, with its open kitchen, shanty-town chic interiors and delectable food: you may find yourself drooling over the mussa-muhn curry (lunch specials $8.95). Urban hiking Abandonded…

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Getting fizzy with it: the Italian wine route that sparkles

An Italian region and a sparkling wine, Franciacorta may not be well-known but it is great for vineyard visits and fine places to eat and stay Put sparkling wine and Italy together and the usual answer is prosecco, but 200km west Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) status, making it one of the most strictly regulated wines in the country. Capitolium, and the Unesco-listed Walking tours are available at Infopoint Centro (via Trieste 1/Piazza Paolo VI). And between this weekend and 8 September is the Ricci Curbastros family has…

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Hamilton Beach Bread Maker, 2 Pound Capacity Bread Maker machine

Hamilton Beach Bread Maker, 2 Pound Capacity Bread Maker machine, Gluten Free Setting, Programmable, Black

29882 Features: -3 Easy steps: Add ingredients, select cycle, start. -Prepare healthy whole-grain bread – control the nutritional content of your bread. -Homemade bread without preservatives or trans fat. -Recipes included: Gluten-free to French bread. -12 Cycles including jam and cake. -Great for dough prep. Dimensions: Overall Height – Top to Bottom: -12.2″. Overall Width – Side to Side: -10.43″. Overall Depth – Front to Back: -14.13″. Overall Product Weight: -11.9 lbs. 12 SETTINGS INCLUDING GLUTEN-FREE. Developed with nutrition in mind, settings include: French, Quick Bread (no yeast), Sweet, 1.5-lb…

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Northern Spain road trip: pull over for pintxos

Theres great food and striking design on the route from the Basque country to Galicia, taking in boutique hotels and beautiful beaches The road from San Sebastian to A Coruna is one of big cities, pretty fishing towns, high cliffs and raging sea. It skirts the rugged Basque coast, runs through lush Cantabria and Asturias, and objective up in Galicia, on the wildly beautiful Costa de la Muerte. San Sebastian is all about food, and there is so much to recommend. Stay a few minutes from the old township and…

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Why I fell in love with Slovenia

Love was in the air the moment US writer Noah Charney set foot in Ljubljana. And after he satisfied his future wife, there was a whole country to get passionate about, with dramatic sceneries, curious traditions and great food Back in 2000, as an American student learning in London, I embarked on a Eurorail trip- a kind of smorgasbord of travelling in European metropolis. You buy an open ticket that allows you to travel indefinitely by train throughout Europe. But prior to my own Eurorailing adventure, I’d gave my Lonely…

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