December 2009

Watching Storms at the Nantucket Inn

WANTED: Puffins on seastacks. Pounding surf. Plenty of hiking trails. Miles of sandy beach. Plentiful local seafood. And the occasional coastal storm that makes you think about buying stock in Gore-Tex. Got a good guess where to find all of these? The Oregon Coast is an awesome destination for romance or fun pretty much any […]

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Get Thee to the Modera

Even a professional cheap sleeper needs a little glamour every now and again. The thing is, I could get used to this! Ever since my family spent a recent night at Portland’s Hotel Modera downtown, I have daydreamed about moving in! For starters, the rooms are beautiful. I love the color palette – soft oranges […]

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A Weekend Among Eagles on Whidbey Island

Eagle Aerie, a self-described “occasional lodging,” is a continental breakfast B&B that sits perched atop the western cliffs of central Whidbey Island.

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