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Hotel Vintage Park Seattle

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Our trips to Seattle are always different, always an adventure, and always packed with great food and fun. We take the Amtrak train down for day or we’ll book a hotel and have a full #2DaysinSeattle excursion. We were heading to our first Mariners game of the season over at Safeco Field this past weekend […]

Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge SEATAC

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We’re part of the 5 million Canadians that have been crossing the border each year to take an outbound flight to a US destination. Shaving $200 off of our airline fee, we recently flew out of SEATAC airport when we headed down to Los Angeles for the Whitecaps playoff match. For the return, we decided […]

Pacific Northwest Icon: Ivar Haglund

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It was on this day in 1939 that Vancouver’s first aquarium opened, headed up by Dr. Leonard Klinck who was the President of UBC. According to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History, it was “a tiny thing, dimly lighted” at the old English Bay Bathhouse and its main attraction was Oscar the Octopus. The aquarium’s first manager […]

Welcome to Cascadia

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You see a lot of flags and banners at Whitecaps games in BC Place stadium but there’s one symbol that is repeated in the home venues of the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers as well. It’s a blue, green, and white flag with a big silhouette of a tree down the middle. Known as […]

2 Days in Seattle

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Over the last few weekends, the Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau (“Seattle CVB”) has been inviting specific individuals to enjoy their “2 Days in Seattle” campaign. Using Klout, one of many systems that calculates a score for social media users, they sent out invitations throughout major cities in the Pacific Northwest. Klout offers a “Klout […]