Category Archives: Trips

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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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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