Category Archives: Trips

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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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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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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