Friday, January 18, 2019

Tag Archives: travel

Weekend Wanderings: Joshua Tree National Park
National Parks are one of America’s most unique treasures—sprawling protected lands that encourage adventure and exploring nature for everyone. Welcome to Joshua Tree, an area of desert wilderness named after the native yucca brevifolia in southeastern California. Winter does bring cooler temperatures, but there’s still quite a bit of sunshine.  (more…)
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Bikes and Bites in the High South: A Weekend Getaway in the Ozarks
Good eats, awesome trails, and small-town hospitality in Bentonville, AR When Visit Bentonville invited us to come check out their city, best known as the birthplace of Walmart, I laughed. A lot. They preached about their award-winning chefs and up and coming “High South” food scene, and I rolled my eyes. Why would anyone from Seattle, arguably one of the best foodie cities in the country, go to Arkansas for the food (or for anything)? How many ways could they do meat and potatoes? Also, Bentonville is in the Ozarks which I’ve been binging on Netflix, and it looked scary as shit. I thought about being a typical Seattleite and passively ignoring the invite, but something caught my eye – this unassuming town had 163 miles of award-winning cycling trails weaving in and around it, making it a top destination for a biker’s vacation.  (more…)
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Spotlight on Seattle Creatives: Author Tim Shields
A local writer sends his first book out into the world. Calling all wanderlusters, seekers and humans in search of something more. A local author has penned his first book—part travelogue, part self-discovery exploration—and we highly recommend you tag along for the exhilarating ride.  (more…)
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Seattleite Guide to Summer in Victoria, BC
Victoria is one of our favorite summertime destinations. It’s only a three hour ferry ride from Seattle, but the European architectural influence and the relaxed atmosphere makes it feels a world away. Here are the top spots we’d recommend for a weekend trip to Victoria.  (more…)
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5 Great Places to Honeymoon in the PNW
It’s wedding season again! Every year, the majority of weddings cluster in late spring to early fall. For those who struggle while all your friends are getting married, you can find laughter and solace in this great tumblr. And for those getting married, it seems more and more common that newlyweds are choosing to delay their honeymoon until later in the year or even the following year.  (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Lummi Island & A Meal at 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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Culture Dose: Local Companies Doing Good
Seattle employees take their expertise overseas. WE Communications’ Global Pro Bono experience offers an opportunity of a lifetime. The program means that a couple employees get selected to join employees from other companies (like DOW, PIMCO and SAP) to travel abroad to developing regions, where they help a local nonprofit organization solve a wide-range of organizational problems. (more…)
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