The panoply of languages, diversity of cultures, and stylishness of its inhabitants give Vancouver it’s vibrantly unique personality. People from all over the world and all walks of life share the busy downtown sidewalks in this cosmopolitan city. (more…)
In Seattle the coming of rain means only one thing, ski season is close to follow. Waiting for snow to powder the slopes doesn’t have to feel like such a chore. Many ski towns turn into relaxing fall getaways, quiet natural landscapes with crisp mornings, sunny afternoons, fall foliage, and the mountains all to you. Here’s your guide to a few shoulder season suggestions. (more…)
VanCity’s newest and oldest hotel is the perfect vantage to soak in the city.
As the fall days settle around us like a nesting blanket and the waning summer renders bikinis obsolete, thoughts turn to weekend getaways that provide culinary comforts and creature (more…)
Head to the islands to unplug, chill out and get your art on.
Happen to be free October 11 through 14? Feeling the need to get away, relax and tune into your inner artist? Great, then we’ve got an idea for you. Sail away to Doe Bay Resort on gorgeous Orcas Island for a long weekend with new friends at the Art Camp for Big Kids. Seattleite caught up with camp founder Lori Stone of The Joy Guild to get the scoop on the upcoming island retreat. (more…)
Wine tasting under a big sky may be the perfect escape for any Seattle city dweller.
As summer lingers into late-September, winner of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for two consecutive years Rainbow Ranch (RR) Lodge in Gallatin Gateway, Mont., will be offering classes on (more…)
Rattlesnakes, tales of trickster coyote, and temperatures in the 100s with desert lakes for cooling off, not exactly the scene one expects from British Columbia. Four and a half hours drive from Seattle, the south Okangan region of B.C. is rich with history and a growing wine and dining (more…)
A sneak peak at the Okanagan Valley’s brightest jewel.
Looking for something off the beaten path to do this autumn? How about a visit to Canada’s verdant breadbasket- the Okanagan Valley. The Okanagan is a sun-drenched agricultural valley that produces some of the world’s best stone fruits, tomatoes, and (more…)