These handy travel references cover much more than just the main attractions.
World travelers know there is a shortlist of essential tourist activities — snapping a picture in front of the Eiffel Tower, for example, or riding a camel to the Pyramids of Giza. Globetrotters don’t need a guidebook to tell them about these must-dos.
Travel expert Jenn Schutte tells us where to go and what to see across the pond.
“Travel is in my blood,” Jenn Schutte says. With a father who owned a travel agency and a mother who grew up in Europe, Schutte recalls an upbringing that was imbued with a sense of respect and wonderment toward the multicultural world we inhabit.
A match made in heaven, Portland and Washington wine had instant chemistry.
Nestled beneath the Fremont Bridge in Portland’s Pearl District, a row of several dozen locals formed outside Pure Space, anxiously awaiting their cue to enter the first annual Taste Washington Portland event.
Take your weekend south for the sips and savors of the Northwest.
Nearly 25,000 people “like” Portland on Facebook. The Washington Wine Commission is one of them. The state’s fearless wine leader is proving its keenness by hosting its annual food and wine experience, Taste Washington, for its first year in the city of roses with Taste Washington Portland.
The Bite of Mount hood returns for a second year at an exciting new location.
Would you consider yourself a food connoisseur? Do you enjoy spending time in the mountains? Does an overnight stay at one of the most luxurious resorts in the Pacific Northwest sound appealing to you? If you said yes to one or more, you’ll want to make time for the 2nd Annual Bite of Mount Hood. This year, the event will be hosted by the beautiful Resort at the Mountain.
KLM USA Is Giving Two Lucky Couples the Chance to Bike Across Holland.
Do you have a passion for European culture, a sense of adventure and some basic knowledge of bicycle maintenance? If so, Visit Holland is your kind of contest. The four winners will receive a once-in-a-lifetime, multi-city bike tour across the Netherlands.
There’s doing it, and then there’s doing it right. If a mountain ski resort is the destination, lift access, exceptional food, provocative drink, and spa amenities are all musts. Nita Lake Lodge, just outside of Whistler village, provides all that and more in Canadian spades.
If you and your partner in romance are looking for an elegant night out, the Alderbrook Resort & Spa has your number. On Saturday, April 9th, the J Lohr Vineyards will host a wine pairing dinner at the luxurious Hood Canal venue.
Whether it’s a drizzle or a torrential downpour, Seattle sees its fair share of rain. But for all the slippery sidewalks and lousy traffic that comes along with wet weather, our region’s ample precipitation does provide some nice advantages. Such as the annual Skagit County Tulip Festival, beginning now until the end of April.
Globetrotters rejoice! Noted world traveler, author and cuisine expert Rick Steves has entered the iPhone universe with an exciting new app.