Treat yourself to a staycation in the Emerald City.
This time of year as trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming and the sun is shinning, staying home is more exciting than traveling. With people looking for new ways to enjoy their home city, “Staycations” have become the latest in traveling fads. Here’s your guide to setting the mood on your staycation in Seattle. (more…)
Journey through the picturesque central coastline destinations of the Golden State.
The stunning backdrop of California’s central coastline feeds inspiration to dreamers, artists and musicians. John Steinbeck wrote, “Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.” The quirkiness and the residual shadows of the (more…)
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…)