Archive of posts tagged "washington"
School is back in session but the summer sun continues to shine on the Pacific Northwest. With a strong Canadian dollar and plenty of places to spend it across the border, more and more locals are checking out our neighbours to the south in Whatcom County. Whatcom County consists of Point Roberts, Bellingham, Blaine, Chuckanut [...]
The Sasquatch Music Festival is happening this coming weekend, May 27th to May 30th, at The Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington State. The four-day music festival has been sold out for a while now and looking at the stellar line-up, one can see why. Artists include Foo Fighters, Death Cab for Cutie, Modest Mouse, The Flaming [...]
John and I recently treated ourselves to a quick trip South of the border to enjoy a little retail therapy, the tulip festival, and a Mariners game. Thanks to recommendations from my Twitter followers, we ended up staying at the Four Seasons Seattle. The hotel invited us down to ART Restaurant for dinner and three [...]
A few years ago I visited the colourful Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz with rows upon rows of budding varieties of the springtime flowers. This past weekend, we had the chance to visit the festival’s American counterpart just North of La Conner in Washington State. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is just taking [...]
The beauty of living in Vancouver is that we have seemingly endless options for weekend activities. Whether it’s heading for a walk in the woods, cycling a sea side route, or even leaving town to explore more of the Pacific Northwest. When some retail therapy is in order, especially with a strong Canadian dollar in [...]
During my stay at Tulalip Resort my group was shuttled over to the Port of Everett where we boarded the Hat Island Ferry for a tour around Tulalip Bay. View Larger Map When you’re driving down the I-5 toward Seattle, the Port of Everett would be on your left. It looks rather industrial and is [...]