Category Archives: Trips

Winter Magic in Winthrop

There is something magical about Winthrop and the Methow Valley. This is true in any season, as my friend and colleague demonstrated in a previous blog post about Winthrop in the summer. But for me, winter is particularly extraordinary. The … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Sister City – Bergen, Norway: A big city with small-town charm

Bergen is unique; not only because of its beautiful setting on the west coast of Norway but because of its iconic natural surroundings. Strolling around old streets and alleyways where people have lived for centuries, passing small houses, cobbled streets … Continue reading

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Seattle Museum Month Offers Great Value in February

It’s a January day in Seattle as I write this, and outside it’s clear, sunny and blue. But it’s true, our winter weather can lean more to the…..ahem……neutral side of the color palette, and gray skies are not uncommon. This … Continue reading

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My Iceland Stopover and Visit To Seattle’s Sister City: Reykjavik

Spontaneous decisions embody the spirit of travel. Two weeks prior to jetting off on my six-month around the world journey, I was offered an opportunity to switch my flight; leave five days early and stopover in Iceland to discover what … Continue reading

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Giddy up to Winthrop

You know how there’s always a place close by that you’ve never been to? A place so close that that it’s embarrassing to tell people you’ve never been there? For me, this place is Winthrop. In the 10 years that … Continue reading

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