January 2012

NEWS: Volunteer Vacations, Idaho’s Museum of Clean

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The days are getting longer – have you noticed? It’s not quite February and already I am planning summer hiking trips. How about you? Here’s what’s happening in local travel. 1. Vacations are for Volunteers. Mark your calendars, because on February 6 at 10am, Washington Trails Association will open up their 2012 Volunteer Vacations for registration. Some trips fill right away, […]

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Mashiko Serves Up Sustainable Sushi in Seattle

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Sometimes, I daydream about dinner at Mashiko. Okay, I daydream about dinner at Mashiko a lot. Mashiko is Seattle’s best sushi place. Lucky for me, it’s right up the street in the heart of the West Seattle Junction. Seattle has darn good sushi. Mashiko should have some stiff competition. In some ways, it does. For cheap […]

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Crystal Mountain: How to Have a Perfect Day Skiing

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Planning an overnight ski trip near Seattle is a cinch with guest writer Joshua Johnson’s step-by-step guide.  Joshua is a travel blogger who specializes in social media content creation and promotion. His website is Travel Media Ninja.  Crack two eggs into the frying pan and toss some bread into the toaster. Check the pressure of your […]

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Green Lake – Seattle’s Best Walk

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Sometimes, the richest memories in life are formed in the most mundane of activities. Like walking. For years, Seattle’s Green Lake Park was my happy place. It still is, really, though I live in West Seattle now and get up to the north end of the city far less often than I should. For a long time, […]

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