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Amtrak Train to Seattle from Vancouver

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post. Amtrak Cascades did not provide a complimentary trip. My train tickets were covered by the Fairmont Olympic in Seattle.  Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

For years I’ve been hearing about how wonderful the train trip is from Vancouver to Seattle. 4 hours straight across the border, coastline the majority of the way, free WiFi, and no worries. I experienced the journey myself just a few days ago and aside from the early departure and a few delays with the […]

Holiday Tea at Fairmont Olympic Seattle

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post. My Holiday Tea was compliments of the Fairmont Olympic.  Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Afternoon tea at the Fairmont is a tradition in many cities along the coast. You can sit in a regal tea room at the Empress in Victoria, enjoy scones before your flight at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport, and I’ve recent experienced a special holiday treat at the Fairmont Olympic in Seattle. Holiday Tea is hosted […]

The Maxwell Hotel Seattle

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post nor was I obligated to write a review. My stay was compliments of Pineapple Hospitality.  Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

With a strong Canadian dollar, despite long waits at the border, Vancouverites love to spend time south of the border. Shopping at outlet malls, professional sports games, hitting the slopes, and more shopping are main draws between the two rainy Pacific Northwest cities. Over the last few years, John and I have enjoyed Seattle together, […]

Pike Place Market in Seattle

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Seattle’s Pike Place Market is not only an icon, it’s an attraction that draws over 10 million visitors each year as well as locals who are fortunate enough to have so much fresh fish and produce at their fingertips. I met up with Ben Franz-Knight, Executive Director of the Pike Place Market Preservation & Development […]

Marco Polo Tours: Tulalip, Seattle, Cruise to Vancouver

Comments 1 by Jennifer Miles
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A few weeks ago when my close friend Christina called me up to tell me about a deal she had found on on the Travel Best Bets website for a trip to Seattle and back, I was quick to jump on board. This past weekend we made our way bright and early to Richmond Centre […]

ART Restaurant at Four Seasons Seattle

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John and I recently treated ourselves to a quick trip South of the border to enjoy a little retail therapy, the tulip festival, and a Mariners game. Thanks to recommendations from my Twitter followers, we ended up staying at the Four Seasons Seattle. The hotel invited us down to ART Restaurant for dinner and three […]