How to get from Portland Airport to downtown by MAX Light Rail

One of the easiest and best ways to reach downtown Portland from Portland International Airport is by taking the MAX Light Rail Red Line. Since opening in 1986, the MAX Light Rail today has 5 color-designated lines and 94 stations. Operated by TriMet, the MAX Red Line connects Port International Airport with downtown Portland in about 40 minutes. Once leaving the airport, the train makes brief stops along the way before passing through downtown Portland. The train then continues on …

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Hattie B’s Hot Chicken in Las Vegas at The Cosmopolitan

The Hot Chicken Sandwich

I can remember my first visit to Nashville. It was here where I tried Nashville hot chicken for the first time at Hattie B’s Hot Chicken. While I have had fried chicken countless times in the past, this version was different. The Nashville specialty is made with southern fried chicken tossed in a special blend of seasonings, including cayenne pepper. Hot chicken is hot, and will make your mouth burn. But it’s also smoky, salty, sweet, rich, and, most importantly, …

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Bobby’s Burger Palace on the Las Vegas Strip

The Brunch Burger

Walk into any resort on the Las Vegas Strip and odds are you will find a restaurant operated by a celebrity chef. These celebrity chefs include Gordon Ramsay, Guy Fieri, Tom Colicchio, Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse, and Masaharu Morimoto. The list goes on and on and on. While some of these restaurants are great, many are overpriced and too upscale for something quick. Sometimes I just want a delicious and affordable meal on the Las Vegas Strip in a comfortable …

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What to eat at Chulia Street Night Market in Penang, Malaysia

Busy evening at Chulia Street Night Market

Chulia Street Night Market, located in the heart of Penang, George Town, Malaysia, is a night market popular with locals, tourists, and foodies. While the market is not as large as other night markets in Malaysia, such as the Jalan Alor Night Market, you will still find all your favorite Malaysian dishes here. This includes char kway teow, curry mee, wantan mee, satay, laksa, hokkien mee, and more. The center of Chulia Street Night Market is located at the intersection …

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First time using Airbnb? Important things you need to know

An amazing AirBNB property I scored in Prague

More and more travelers today are choosing to skip hotels and instead book stays with short-term rentals through online rental services such as Airbnb. I am one of those travelers. The ability to connect hosts with unique properties with guests looking to book amazing spaces is a simple yet brilliant idea. You might think it sounds strange, but the idea of hosts and guests connecting over the internet is growing at an exponential rate. Yet, with any new technology comes …

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