Fishing net at SeaFeast

SeaFeast: A Pacific Northwest Festival Every Foodie Should Know About

Many travelers visit the Pacific Northwest to sample local seafood like fresh-caught salmon, crab, and oysters. Having lived in Washington State for over a decade, I can attest to the richness of our coastal waters and the bounty it provides. One way to sample the delicacies the area has to offer is at the annual SeaFeast festival…


The outdoor patio at The Chrysalis Inn & Spa.

Wandering Bellingham, Washington: First Stay at The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

This article originally appeared on For my second day wandering Bellingham, Washington I discovered the Historic Fairhaven District with its charming 19th-century architecture and took a stroll on Taylor Boardwalk. I also stayed at another luxury waterfront hotel—The Chrysalis Inn & Spa—which travel journalist Patricia Schultz included in her book 1,000 Places To See Before…

Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham.

Exploring Bellingham, Washington: First Stay at Hotel Bellwether

This article originally appeared on The small city of Bellingham hugs the Washington coastline and nestles up to the craggy, snow-capped Cascade Range.  This bustling college town is only a two-hour drive from Seattle, and a 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver, BC. When the opportunity to have a hosted two-day stay presented itself, I packed up my…