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The Hotel Max Seattle

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. I was offered a discounted media rate. Overnight parking was $33 (valet only, which I covered) and there was a $9 for WIFI access (our was taken care of). Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

The highly-recommended Hotel Max in Seattle was my home for one night last week when I went down to cover We Day with my niece. This landmark hotel, originally opened in 1926, has been transformed into a rockin’ boutique hotel. The building is a classic example of Beaux Arts Classical Eclecticism, with the distinctive characteristics […]

We Day Seattle Photos

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Governor Jay Inslee declared Friday, March 21, 2014 “We Day in Washington” while he stood on a stage at Key Arena in front of 15,000 students who were exclusively invited to this incredible celebration called We Day Seattle. We Day is a production of Free The Children, and it inspires, engages, and empowers youth to […]

We Day Seattle

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We Day returns to Seattle for the second time on Friday, March 21, 2014, complimenting its hugely successful live events in major Canadian cities over the years. We Day is all about empowering and encouraging today’s youth, sending out the positive message that they can be the change they wish to see in the world […]

Post-Holiday Getaway to The Woodmark

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The Woodmark Hotel & Spa is ready to welcome those who need a night off to recover from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. The holidays are supposed to be about family gatherings, toasting the season and taking time to reflect on another year – but then there’s the dark side. We work longer […]

Vancouver USA: Fort Vancouver

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John and I enjoyed a few days exploring “The Other Vancouver”, which is Vancouver, Washington. Located about two hours south of Seattle along the I-5, this Vancouver sits along the Columbia River and was incorporated in 1857, 29 years before Vancouver, BC. While planning our trip to the “other” Vancouver in Washington State we knew […]

Vancouver USA: Land Bridge

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There had to be a better way to get pedestrians over a set of busy train tracks and a four-lane highway in a scenic riverside city and Vancouver, Washington found the perfect solution. In 2008, with federal, state, and private funding, the Vancouver Land Bridge opened to the public. This 40-foot wide paved pathway links […]