Category Archives: Things To Do

All Aboard: A Father and Daughter Ride the Rails to Discover Vancouver, B.C.

If you’ve never traveled by train, you really must give it a whirl. My twelve-year-old daughter, Aliyah, and I had the chance to “ride the rails” last weekend courtesy of Amtrak. We traveled from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C. via Amtrak’s … Continue reading

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2 Days In The Islands

As a lifelong Seattle area resident, foodie, and citywide concierge, I am a little ashamed to admit that, until recently, I had never been to the San Juan Islands. So, when given the chance through our amazing Travel Effect program, … Continue reading

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Zac & Sam Get Married

Sam and I have both lived pretty normal lives. When we met at the Gay Christian Network Conference in Nashville, we were on Winter break from college. Sam flew down from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and I drove up from … Continue reading

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Summits, Sunsets and Swanky Spas

Editor’s note: This post is part of a series themed to The Travel Effect, a national advocacy campaign created by the U.S. Travel Association.  Visit Seattle is committed to promoting the importance of travel and we remind our hard-working team … Continue reading

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Bumbershoot: A Love Story

Seattle’s festival of arts & music, Bumbershoot is one of my favorite annual events. Growing up in a small town about an hour away, I jumped at any chance to visit the “big city” for music and festivals. I attended … Continue reading

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