The Parents Escape to Downtown

If you have kids, you might just relate to this: even though I love my son more than life itself, a little time away from him every once in awhile is the stuff dreams are made of. Let’s just say I am eternally grateful that my parents live a short ferry ride away from our […]

Searching for Hotel Bargains on the Web

You may land the best lodging bargain in the Pacific Northwest these days where you least expect to find one –at nice downtown hotels. Carol Pucci’s article in the Seattle Times this week, Travel slump hits home, but bargains await, was an eye-opener on just how bad things have become for the tourist-dependent hotel industry […]