Saturday, May 26, 2018

Category Archives: Travel

Weekend Wanderings: Lummi Island & A Meal at The Willows Inn
Lummi Island is part of the San Juan Islands two hours north of Seattle. The entire island is only 9.25 square miles with a population of 822. It’s quiet, pretty, and easy to get to, which makes it the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Plus, The Willows Inn has one of the best meals in the state.  (more…)
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Travel Tips: Fly Direct from Seattle to Dublin
Hop aboard a brand-new Aer Lingus route that takes flight today. As if we needed more excuses to dream of an Irish return, Aer Lingus has now made travel from Seattle to the Emerald Isle that much easier. Starting today, May 18, Aer Lingus has unveiled Ireland’s first direct route between Seattle and Dublin, a year-round service with four flights each week.  (more…)
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Mindful Travel: Doing Good While on the Road
A Q&A with Crooked Trails Co-Founder Chris Mackay Since 1998, local nonprofit travel organization Crooked Trails has done its part to transform tourism into a positive force. The team designs custom, interactive adventures in addition to supporting community development projects in partnership with local communities, NGOs and operators. The overarching aim? “To inspire travelers to get involved in the places they visit and to empower locals to take charge of tourism in their communities.” (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: San Luis Obispo County, California
Slow Down in SLO CAL.  San Luis Obispo County, California (SLO CAL) is quietly making itself a vacation destination. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, a booming spirits scene, or a quiet day at the spa, SLO CAL has something for the whole family. (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: NYE Celebrations Around the PNW
Ringing in the New Year in ways rockin’, rejuvenating + just plain fun. Admittedly, we’re not all planners. As December chugs along, if you’re still finding yourself seeking a memorable way to cap off the last few hours of 2017, we’ve gathered several alluring ideas. (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: Christmas By The Sea
Cruising on the Victoria Clipper just got even more fun, thanks to Christmas By the Sea, an inaugural day trip series to Whidbey Island that pushes off from downtown Seattle every weekend this December. (more…)
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Weekend Getaway: Gold Beach Oregon
Check out this underrated relaxing town on the southern Oregon coast. When I told colleagues and friends I was heading to the Oregon coast for the weekend, I was met with many responses like “Oh I LOVE Cannon Beach!” “If you’re in Newport you have to check out…” “This Seaside shop has the best…” and so on. (more…)
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Recap: Feast Portland 2017
As much as I love fall, I have a hard time with the transition from summer to fall. I mourn the loss of sunny days, BBQ’s, and outdoor activities—from paddle boarding in South Lake Union to hiking in the Cascades. However, one consolation that comes with the close of summer is Feast Portland’s phenomenal food and drink festival. We look forward to it all year, with the countdown officially beginning when tickets go on sale in May.  (more…)
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