Category: Seattle

Something New, Something Borrowed and Something that Smells Old

Something New, Something Borrowed and Something that Smells Old

[ 0 ] June 13, 2014 |

Summer for me has always meant hosting visitors- family, friends, friend’s pets, etc.. As summer enters in its own quintessential green, flourishing, Seattle way, I began the touring season in Seattle with a good friend of mine. On one of the most notable days, we decided to visit various Seattle neighborhoods and make sure to stop […]

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From Grunge to Glamour: Music Venues in Seattle

From Grunge to Glamour: Music Venues in Seattle

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

Lurking underneath the Denny Street overpass, on a barren, grey street lies El Corazon. If you have a morning commute that passes El Corazon, you might consider this place destitute, run-down and without any activity. Yet, it is far from that during the evenings. This small venue is a beacon of hope for many blossoming […]

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Dig for Clams, Drinks and Joy in Long Beach, Washington

Dig for Clams, Drinks and Joy in Long Beach, Washington

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014 |

Long stretches of sandy beaches are usually a haven for sun worshipers who kick back, slather on some sunscreen, crack open a pulpy read and while away the day. I’ve certainly been guilty of this pleasure, whether it’s been hitting the warm, soft sands of SoCal, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Auckland, NZ or the far reaches […]

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Huck Finn Float: Snoqualmie River, WA

Huck Finn Float: Snoqualmie River, WA

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013 |

About half an hour east of Seattle, Washington State begins to reveal its true self. The sky scrapers fall away, giving way to the epic mountain-scapes and lush forests that previously blanketed the area, from coastline to mountaintops. It is here that you’ll find the mighty Snoqualmie Falls, a huge waterfall that produces 44,000 kilowatts […]

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A City-Ist, Local-vore and Seattleite Walk Into A Bar

A City-Ist, Local-vore and Seattleite Walk Into A Bar

[ 0 ] December 26, 2013 |

Being a person who is very familiar with the West coast, one of the most striking qualities of this coast is the huge variety of people that you get throughout the different areas. From the laidback, surfer culture of southern California to the artsy, intellectual Northwest, you are sure to always be surprised. Although the […]

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Festive Fun for Young and Old in Seattle

Festive Fun for Young and Old in Seattle

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013 |

Holidays mean family generations coming together–a joyous time, but one that sometimes requires some logistical planning. For those in the Seattle area, Bellevue is just a short drive over the bridge, and has nightly events that will delight children and grandparents alike. First is the Bellevue Botanical Garden. I’ve never been during the day, so […]

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A Day in the Life of a Seattleite

A Day in the Life of a Seattleite

[ 0 ] December 17, 2013 |

You know those cozy Facebook status updates people post about rain on their windows and tea in their hands? For a Seattleite, the rain is the constant background noise to busy, yet very cozy lives. As a friend of mine visited Seattle once said, “I feel like I could go anywhere in pajamas and it’d […]

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Visions of Sugarplums: Cozy Up for the Holidays in the Woodmark Hotel

Visions of Sugarplums: Cozy Up for the Holidays in the Woodmark Hotel

[ 0 ] December 16, 2013 |

Photos: Jenise M. Silva ‘Tis the season for traveling. Whether you find yourself in the air, on the road, or jockeying about for that perfect vantage point to ring in the New Year, it’s always a good idea to land in a place you can consider your home away from home. If your holiday itinerary […]

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Have Yourself a Very Bavarian Holiday in the States

Have Yourself a Very Bavarian Holiday in the States

[ 0 ] December 15, 2013 |

Once upon a time, nestled up in the mighty Cascade Mountains, there was a little timber-town called Leavenworth. It was a quaint little town, its people kind and hard working, never expecting greatness…until one day in the early 1900’s, the Great North Railroad changed their fate. Little Leavenworth was named headquarters of the railroad, and […]

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Trees, Hills and Rain: The Seattle Way to Navigate

Trees, Hills and Rain: The Seattle Way to Navigate

[ 0 ] December 9, 2013 |

Three things you are bound to encounter while visiting Seattle: trees, hills and rain. We have lots of these, and if there’s a slight chance you haven’t experienced all three, you may not have officially been to Seattle. Due to our varying terrain and love of water (both coming from the sky and surrounding our […]

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