Live-it-up like a stylin’ Vancouverite in the metropolis up North.
As a Seattleite, we appreciate the big city, small town feel of the Emerald City, but every so often we crave just a little more, so we escape to the metropolis up North. A quick two and a half hour drive lands you in the big lights and big city of Vancouver, British Columbia, our glamorous sister city. (more…)
You don’t need to go far to escape the stress of the city — these day spas will satisfy.
It’s a rough job, trekking all over Western Washington to visit different spas, getting pampered and preened, so that I can tell you about the best ways to escape the city and relax. (more…)
Spring into action with scenic hikes and an authentic Northwest meal in the Evergreen State.
With hibernation season behind us, Seattleites are looking for places to escape the concrete jungle, stretch out their arms and embrace the expansiveness of nature. Even if you only have a day, Seattle is littered with hikes within a few hours drive. (more…)
A gourmet guide on how to experience the best of this charming city.
Dust off your passport, pack your elastic waist pants and hop on the Clipper to Victoria, B.C. Enjoy this quaint capital city and indulge in fresh local foods and restaurants. Here’s your March foodie travel guide to breakfast, lunch and dinner… and more dinner in a city worth a stay. (more…)
In this special edition of Style File, Seattleite’s fashion expert travels to Asia to scope out vibrant cultural style.
While vacationing in India, week before last, I was taken with the styles of the women there. With bright colors and prints, traditional saris and more modern kurtas, it was hard not to become enamored with their affinity for their traditional past and nod to modern style. These photos were snapped while sightseeing in Delhi. (more…)
Escape the April showers and head to Zihuatanejo for a sunny culinary experience.
The 2012 travel climate in Mexico is different than in years past. A combination of the depressed economy and media hype over the supposed dangers of traveling south of the border mean that the usually-thriving Mexican tourism industry is experiencing a lull. What this translates to for you, my little Seattle songbird, is mucho savings in the sand and sun. (more…)
A how-to guide on experiencing the pricey fest for FREE.
South by Southwest (affectionately known as ‘South By’) in Austin, Texas showcases many of the best up-and-coming musicians from all over the world. Much like Burning Man is to hippies, SXSW is a main event for the music industry. With festival wristbands costing over a month’s rent, local Austinites opt for the FREE shows with FREE beer and here is how it’s done. (more…)