I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.
Seattle’s eardrums are still ringing from the ice cream trucks going every direction during the recent heat wave. Nothing beats ice cream while traveling, taking a midday break to enjoy a treat after sight seeing. Here are a few infamous shops to drool over, tempting you to get up from your computer and run to the nearest creamery. (more…)
During the summer, city streets, waterfront cafes and gardens overflow with laughter, smiling faces, and a quirky charm that makes Victoria such a special destination.
Full of vibrantly unique residents, Victoria shares its originality with tourists, giving visitors the chance to connect with its colorful personality. Easily accessed for a weekend visit, Seattleites would (more…)
Rewarding travel demands an open heart, an open mind, and an open stomach. While “street meat” may be unappetizing to a fledgling traveler, more adventurous visitors consume their calories from the stalls, stands and vendors selling the best tasting (and cheapest) treats. (more…)
Seattleites are frequently accused of looking down on their sister city to the east. Travel through Spokane and spend time on South Perry Street and see how urban renewal and creativity are helping transform the city. There is nothing like the charm, attitude and grace of a small town and this neighborhood has it. (more…)
Head to Olympic Peninsula’s Iron Springs Resort or Hood Canal’s Alderbrook Resort for a well-deserved weekend getaway.
Starry nights, skipping stones, and adventure by land and water, childhood summer camp is filled with sweet innocent nothings. If you are looking for a vacation that mirrors your beloved camp dreams, there are two Washington resorts Seattleites can go and bask in the comfort of (more…)
Volunteer around the world and travel with compassion and purpose.
Overseas volunteering gives travelers the chance to create intimate connections to places, people, and movements greater than oneself. Since Seattleites are ingrained with a strong volunteer ethic, it’s not surprising to find many making positive contributions in countries around the world. If you’ve been considering volunteering or working abroad, find some inspiration and advice from three Seattle natives that have dedicated their lives to international volunteer efforts. (more…)
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…)