We had planned to spend the weekend before Thanksgiving on Lopez Island with my family, who had been scheduled to fly in from Minnesota. As many of us have done this year, and especially this fall, we made the tough decision to cancel the trip to reduce our risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19.
To build upon our gradual, mindful return to favorite locales around the PNW, we recently spent a night […]
In light of COVID health/safety precautions, we know that even local travel is a divisive topic right now. Recently we’ve dipped our toe in some nearby explorations, trying to discover if there are ways to travel responsibly and respectfully this fall.
Vashon Island is admittedly a quirky place, yet there are several reasons we keep going back for more. First of all, it’s so conveniently close, meaning Vashon is the perfect destination for a partial day getaway or an easy overnight.
I’ve been finding myself saying “we need to do this more often,” to my husband recently. We have lived in Seattle for a little over three years, and this was the year I wanted to prioritize visiting “The Islands.”
Another delightful staycation has opened our eyes to yet more facets of this multilayered city—and this one felt especially merry and bright. Although there are enough festive wintertime happenings to fill every December day, here’s an itinerary you may choose to follow if you find yourself downtown for a short-and-sweet 24 hours.
There are few better things than getting to step beyond one’s day-to-day routine, encouraging a fresh view on life (and one’s own city).
One of the best parts of living in Seattle—in addition to the spectacular summers here—is our proximity to amazing weekend adventures.
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.