Thursday, March 26, 2015

Category Archives: Travel

Surfer on Mancora, Peru
Adventure Roundup: 5 Best Surf Towns in Latin America
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email If you’re like us, now is the time of year when you start dreaming about hitting the beach and catching some waves. With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your upcoming surf trip. Don’t even think about grabbing that full-body wetsuit and hitting the ice-cold water off the coast of Washington; better to grab your board and head to warmer waters down south. (more…)
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Kona Kai Resort San Diego
Winter Wanderlust: Stay Sunny, San Diego
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Kona Kai Resort & Marina Kona Kai Resort & Marina is nestled on Shelter Island in the Point Loma neighborhood of San Diego. The drive on/off island is just over a mile long and only a few hundred feet wide. Kona Kai Resort lives up to its name—it is a resort, a destination in itself. Though a downtown jaunt is only a short drive where you can wonder around the popular Gaslamp District, it’s easy to spend your entire trip without leaving Shelter Island’s shores. Kona Kai is exquisitely manicured with views of the bay on one side and the marina on the other. Since the island is narrow, rooms on either side of the resort boast great views. All the rooms are comfortable, though not exceptionally spacious. You may want to (more…)
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Drake Bay
Winter Wanderlust: Why You Should Go To Costa Rica Right Now
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email The rain is falling and you’ve got your jacket pulled tight around your collar. The forecast for the next week peaks in the 50s, and it’s supposed to rain for at least half of those days. If you’re like other Seattleites, you love exploring the outdoors, but have trouble finding not-so-soggy places to do this during the winter. Well, for that problem, we have one simple solution: Costa Rica. (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: The North Shore’s Turtle Bay Resort has Your Adventure Covered
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Seattleites are usually no stranger to extreme sports, we love nature and outdoor activities, even in the cold and grey, we manage to find ways to stay active – rain or shine. But if you’re looking to switch up your routine this winter and maybe get a little tan while burning a few calories (more…)
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BC Ferries by Corinne Whiting
Culture Dose: Vancouver Island’s Culinary Trail
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Feasting our way across some of BC’s hidden gems. The challenge of visiting any island: Often, it takes work to get there. As a traveler, there’s not much within one’s control; choppy seas and foggy skies can lead to schedule delays that can’t be contested. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Passport Power
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Seattle students get global exposure, thanks to a trip abroad with Learning AFAR “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”~Mark Twain (more…)
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Local Escapes: Wine and Dine at the Marcus Whitman
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Walla Walla isn’t just for wine lovers. At the base of Eastern Washington’s majestic Blue Mountains lies the Marcus Whitman Hotel, perfect for the Seattleite looking for a quiet wine country getaway. With a premier location in the heart of downtown Walla Walla, the Marcus Whitman is not only an ideal starting point to explore the valley, but also home to one of the Pacific Northwest’s top culinary talents, Executive Chef Antonio Campolio. (more…)
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What’s Hot: How To Blend Skiing and Yoga this Spring Ski Season
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email   Skiers are normally toting ski poles.  But these days, many are also toting yoga mats on the hill as yoga offers muscle-preparedness and mental concentration, two essentials for the avid skier.  To cater to the trend, ski resorts on the West Coast are beginning to offer yoga ski holidays. (more…)
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