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.
What’s a Tubkaak? a. a rare bird b. a naughty word c. an eco-friendly resort d. a Taiwanese game …. Have your guess? Well, here’s your answer:
What do you do with all those postcards and travel brochures amassed on trips? Store them, only to ditch them on a future organizational rampage? Add them to that scrapbooking basket gathering dust on the shelf? Hope they’ll magically transform into something amazing? Well, it’s time to save them. Here are 10 easy ways to … More 10 Uses for Postcards and Travel Brochures
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?
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:
Bored at home? Try out a new park. Bring a picnic lunch. Better yet, take a friend’s kid, so she can go get a pedicure (and swap the favor next week). We recently tried Bayview-Kinnear Park (below Kerry Park) on Queen Anne hill in Seattle. The play gear was completely different from anything Szaba (or I) … More Free Seattle: Bayview-Kinnear Park
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