Sevilla

On a dreary Seattle day, I escape to memories of Sevilla. Watercolor corridors, geometric plazas, the smell of orange trees, hamhocks in windows, the distant clap-clack of the Flamenco … Never been? I have one word for you: GO. Here’s what you need to know.

Wear a Story

What are you wearing? That’s kind of an intimate question isn’t it? But clothing is rather intimate. It comforts. It covers. It projects. It can spark conversations and memories, too. So look again: What are you wearing?

Packing Toys for Flying With Kids

Kids on a plane. Not to be confused with Snakes on a Plane—though you may find both prospects equally terrifying. We’ve traveled a lot with our toddler (read my guest “manifesto” on TheEverywhereist.com), and my mom friends are always asking me for tips. These are my four “rules” for packing toys for airplane travel with kids:

San Juan Islands

If you live around Seattle, chances are you’re well aware of the San Juan Islands. If you’re not or live elsewhere, it’s a collection of islands off the Washington coast, north of Seattle and south of Vancouver, Canada. There are mountains, state parks, whales, yachts, bald eagles, farms, ferns, oysters, orchards, honor-system farm stands, and evergreens … More San Juan Islands