Tag Archives: Washington

The Pacific Northwest: A tale of three cities

In July I spent three weeks exploring a part of the world I simply adore – the Pacific Northwest. Here’s the story I wrote for USAToday.com.

Olympic National Park: Disconnect from the world

I had such a fantastic time in at Kalaloch Lodge and in Olympic National Park a few weeks ago, and I’m excited to share my experiences with you and the readers of USATODAY.com. Click here to read the story!

Celebrate Our National Parks

In the U.S., we’re fortunate to have some incredible national treasures, our national parks. And to entice visitors throughout the year, the National Park Service offers fee-free dates – the next one is Monday, Aug. 25, the organization’s birthday! (Oh, and mine, too! No wonder I’m such a “green” tree-hugger and park lover!).

Get On Your Bike and Ride

I always thought touring by bike would be such a fun way to explore a destination. Talk about slow travel… touring by bike really does make you slow down and enjoy the scenery, and all of the experiences along the way.