Wanderlust Wednesday: Seattle

Whenever I’m asked to pick a favorite American city, Seattle usually wins. I’ve never lived there permanently, and to be honest, I haven’t visited that many times. Not nearly as much as I’ve visited New York or Atlanta. And yet, ever since I visited it for the first time almost ten years ago, I’ve wanted to live there. (It helps that my husband is from … Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday: Seattle

Wanderlust Wednesday: Seattle’s Gum Wall & The Fremont Troll

In keeping with my theme of the weird and the wonderful in travel locations this month, I wanted to talk about two places that keep Seattle funky. Those of you who know me, or anything about where I love to travel, Seattle is high on the list. There are so many reasons why I like Seattle, but the fact that it has no shortage of … Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday: Seattle’s Gum Wall & The Fremont Troll

Wanderlust Wednesday: Mount Rainier National Park

Two years ago, I was in one of my favorite places in the U.S. — the Pacific Northwest. It feels traitorous of me to say that, given my Southern roots, but my husband, who is from Olympia, Washington, has converted me into an avid lover of that temperate, misty, beautifully green region. I’m especially in favor of it right about now, when I’m pretty done with … Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday: Mount Rainier National Park

City Guide: Spokane

Spokane, Washington, is the home of my husband’s alma mater, Whitworth University, and while we were dating, I visited him there several times. But all my past visits ushered in multiple feet of snow, so seeing Spokane in the summer was like visiting a different city. This time, we were in town for another wedding, the occasion for many of our trips in 2014.

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