NEWS: Washington Coast Getaway, Haunted Hikes

Are we there yet?   We’ve just begun planning our annual fall roadtrip, which we do the week of Thanksgiving. The impending wrath of another La Nina has got us feeling less than ambitious, though. Our old rear-wheel Volvo wagon is our only set of wheels. About once a month, my Mom emails me a […]

NEWS: Fall Hikes, Rainy Rainforest

Psst…. get our premier guide to fall travel – Autumn Escapes in the Pacific Northwest. Get inspired to spend your fall weekends combing rocky beaches, savoring the harvest, and hiking scenic mountain trails of Washington and Oregon. Get it here. Are your vine maple leaves turning color yet? My calendar says that tomorrow is October 1. Autumn will […]

NEWS: Foraging for Clams, Northwest Life Lists, Green Travel

Summer’s not over yet. (Oh, to be a kid in the Pacific Northwest where the school year starts after Labor Day!) Make these last weekends count, people. 1. KUOW’s Weekday radio program tackled an all-important question last week: What’s on your Northwest Life List? Local travel writer Crai Bower refuses to call it a bucket […]