One of my favorite things about living in Seattle is our close proximity to Canada, and Victoria is […]
Planning ahead for summer fun—locally + globally.
Our favorite PNW season is nearly upon us, so we’re doing all we can get to get properly prepared. This weekend we’re giving you three things to consider—some opportunities happen just on the other side of Lake Washington, others are popping up across a much larger pond.
There are certain red-hot destinations where everyone seems to flock these days. Intriguing Iceland is one; beautiful Banff is undoubtedly another. Whether it’s due to our current political climate, an exchange rate greatly favoring American travelers who head north or simply the pressing need to hang out among some of the nicest people on Earth, Canada seems the place to plan your next trip.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve fallen back for daylight savings, Thanksgiving weekend just passed, and we’ve officially entered the holiday season. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are the standard celebrations, but have you considered visiting our neighbors up north for Chinese New Year? It’s a quick trip—2 hours and 15 minutes hours if there’s no traffic (check border traffic before you head out).
A sneak peak at the Okanagan Valley’s brightest jewel.
Looking for something off the beaten path to do this autumn? How about a visit to Canada’s verdant breadbasket- the Okanagan Valley. The Okanagan is a sun-drenched agricultural valley that produces some of the world’s best stone fruits, tomatoes, and
The best part about traveling up north? All the genuinely happy folks you encounter.
As Americans, we enjoy broadcasting our “superiority” to the world – and quipping about our lesser international counterparts. Canada and its citizens are on the receiving end of our braggadocio a fair amount of the time, especially here in the proximate Northwest.