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No, I Don’t Want a Cracker

Parrot at Cougar Mountain Zoo in Seattle

While he was squawking up a storm earlier, this parrot at the Cougar Mountain Zoo in Seattle suddenly got quiet when I got out the camera.

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Photo Essay: A Day at Woodland Park Zoo

peacock at woodland park zoo seattle

  While Seattle may not be fully engaged in Spring, let alone tiptoeing into summer, there’s no denying that it’s been a lovely holiday weekend.  So with the sun peeking through, I headed off to Woodland Park Zoo, one of my favorite things to do in the nice weather.  Plus, the zoo has a few new exhibits that […]

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How to Spend a Day at Woodland Park Zoo

Humboldt penguins at Woodland Park Zoo

As big of a fan as I am of seeing the world, I’m likewise a fan of seeing my own community.  So it was with that in mind that I’m staying close to home this Labor Day Weekend.  The Seattle weather forecast is sunny and warm (score!), there’s tons to do around the King-Pierce-Snohomish area, […]

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10 Days of Seattle Summer Fun for Families

space needle, blue sky, Seattle summer

Has summer finally arrived here in Seattle?  There’s been sun, warm weather, and the Blue Angels.  That sure sounds like a Seattle summer to me. . . although a bit later than expected.  Still, the countdown to the start of school is on, with stores offering their back to school sales and families trying to […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]