Articles by Jen Anderson

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Trips That Leave No Trace

May 12th, 2017

As a 6-year-old growing up in Hawaii, Travis Mazingo was jumping off 50-foot waterfalls with his dad. He was surfing…

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Oregon

May 8th, 2017

Have you heard of our obsession with artisan doughnuts? Or our love of beer, wine, coffee and spirits? And it pairs so…

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5 Epic Adventures in La Pine

May 4th, 2017

If you’re not paying attention, you can easily bypass the quiet town of La Pine. It’s 30 miles south of the…

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Sip & Savor Oregon Wine Month

April 27th, 2017

Nowadays, you can go almost anywhere in the state and enjoy a glass of Oregon wine with your locally sourced meal. That…

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Portland Japanese Garden Reopens in Full Bloom

April 20th, 2017

Sitting on a bamboo seat at the Umami Cafe part of the Portland Japanese Garden’s recent renovation and expansion…

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Clear Creek Distillery’s Branch-to-Bottle Brandy

April 11th, 2017

The bottles on the trees at McCurdy Farms in Hood River are not a form of public art although they are quite…

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Gregory Gourdet Dishes on Spring

April 7th, 2017

Gregory Gourdet, executive chef at Departure Restaurant and Lounge in downtown Portland, is hungry for spring. We…

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Golfer’s Paradise in Central Oregon

April 6th, 2017

Sure, Central Oregon is home to some of the state’s best craft brews, skiing and cycling. But golf is also on the…

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Slam Dunk for Sweet Wife Baking

April 4th, 2017

At first, people didn’t know what to call Jenny Mowe’s fancy bake shop treats at Sweet Wife Baking in Baker City,…

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Celebrate Earth Day in the Gorge

March 30th, 2017

As hiking enthusiasts know, spring wildflowers make this season special at the Gorge. What visitors may not realize is…

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About Author Jen Anderson

Jen Anderson writes and edits Travel Oregon's e-newsletters and other online content. She loves finding the latest places to eat, drink and play around the state with her husband and two young boys. Brewpubs, beaches and bike trails top the list.

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