Tag: destinations

Northwest Maritime Center

Community Creates World-Class Facility — Northwest Maritime Center

Port Townsend is a small city, with a population around 10,000. Founded in 1851 on the water of Puget Sound in Jefferson County, it has an energy found in very few other cities in the state. The city has always been known for … read more

Koh Phi Phi Lei
Travel Bug

Hello, Thailand!

“Sawadee ka.” That’s hello in Thai. Sawadee ka — said with hands in prayer position (known as wai) and a tiny bow with your head. Hello from Thailand — a land of beauty and mystery. A place where royalty and religion are entwined … read more

Best of West Sound 2017

Best of West Sound Results 2017

WestSound Home & Garden magazine is excited to present the annual Best of West Sound results — from Bainbridge Island all the way to Gig Harbor, we’ve found the businesses and places you love. Enjoy! Best Restaurant La Fermata 2205 East 11th Street, … read more

"Betty," the vintage trailer
Travel Bug

Westward Ho on the Mother Road

"Get your kicks on Route 66."

Route 66. The Mother Road. The Will Rogers Highway. The Main Street of America. No matter how you refer to it, one of the original highways in the United States is both iconic and unrecognizable at the same time. And driving it from … read more

Ring of Kerry, Ireland
Travel Bug

Ireland and Scotland — A Sense of Humor and the Wrong Side of the Road

For years, we dreamed of a life of travel. Whenever a favorite vacation was coming to an end, my husband and I would say, “Wouldn’t it be great if we could stay longer — like forever?” Well forever is now, as we embark … read more

Salmon Center
Art in Public Places

Welcome to the Salmon Center

Research and education aren’t the only things you’ll find at The Salmon Center in Belfair — there’s also art! The beautiful, etched-glass double door (see gallery at bottom) was the creation of local artist Randy Calm of Phoenix Design South. Calm, who specializes … read more

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New Zealand

Vacation Destinations Where You Can Stretch Your Dollar in 2017

Getting more out of a vacation starts with finding ways to stretch your travel budget. To help, travel deals publisher Travelzoo recently unveiled the top six destinations where Americans will find the strongest deals in 2017. “We predict three trends will influence travel … read more

Manor House Restaurant

Manor House Restaurant — Historic Building Offers High-Quality Dining

The entrance of the Manor House Restaurant prepares you for a feast for the senses. Beautifully designed and maintained garden beds surround the parking area and building, while a water feature made from vintage musical instruments sings happily next to the walk. Massive, … read more

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