The best towns and small cities in the US: Eugene, Oregon

Here’s a piece about Eugene, Oregon

Reading American cities: books about Portland

Known as a vegan-friendly, coffee-obsessed, bike-riding haven, the Oregon city has only recently entered popular consciousness – mostly thanks to parodies of its hipsters. This article explores the books that cast light on the best-kept secret of the Pacific Northwest

Foodie heaven in a parking lot – what’s the secret of Portland’s success?

Many credit a humble 1979 planning regulation with allowing the city to maintain its sense of identity and ‘keep Portland weird’