Archive of posts tagged "washington"

Fairhaven Photowalk in Bellingham

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A train whistle blew in the distance as we walked out onto Fairhaven’s Village Green plaza with Chuck Robinson, Owner of Village Books. The historic district in Washington State’s Whatcom County is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a part of Bellingham, ever since it amalgamated with the town of New Whatcom […]

Camping in North West Washington State

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Camping options in BC are abundant but as I noticed from the comments on camping post about campgrounds within 2.5 hours of Vancouver, some aren’t too happy with the consistent sold-out status of these popular outdoor destinations. To stay within the 2 hour travel zone, I’m going to dip down into Washington State and help […]

Hibulb Cultural Center

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The Hibulb Cultural Center & Natural History Preserve, located a short drive north from Seattle, opened to the public in August of 2011. The 23,000 square foot facility serves as a museum and education centre for the natural heritage of the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish peoples along with other allied tribes and bands. Through artifacts, […]

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 […]

Seattle Overnight Getaway with Pineapple Hospitality

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Over the last year I spent more time in Seattle than I had before, at any point in my life. I went past Bellis Fair, over the Chuckanut, beyond the Tulip Festival, to the stands at Safeco, up the Space Needle, around the EMP, above and below Pike Place Market, and shopped til I dropped. […]

Holiday Tea at Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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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 […]