Seaside at Anacortes, Washington

Seaside at Anacortes, Washington
Seventy-five miles north of Seattle, 20.4 miles west of Mount Vernon, on the Puget Sound, lies a secret - a hidden emerald on the banks of Fidalgo Bay - the small seaside destination town of Anacortes, WA. Known as “The Gateway To The San Juans," it is an archipelago of over 400 small islands in Northwest Washington, but it’s a lot more than that. It’s a nature-lover’s paradise, riddled with hiking trails and fresh water boating. It’s a cultural hub, with loads of insanely talented local musicians. There’s also art galleries, museums, places of historical interest, tasty restaurants, modest camping, lavish lodging, and a warm and friendly community. Anacortes is small, but not rural. It’s a cosmopolitan mecca - somewhere between a tourist stop, a college town and a beatnik holdout. Sitting in The Donut House, looking at a vague...
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A Taste of Thailand

A Taste of Thailand
About once a year I undoubtedly crave the unsettling anticipation you might get walking a small mountain road in the Andes or jumping off a cliff into the warm bath water of the Caribbean Sea. It’s the idea of the great unknown, new perspective, and reminder that the world is bigger than your cubicle; it’s travel and this year’s hunger for adventure took me across the Pacific to Thailand. Why Thai? In Thailand there is something for everyone. The Northern historical city of Chaing Mai is the place for a more isolated, traditional Thai experience with a laid-back atmosphere, temples, and animal sanctuaries. Bangkok is bustling with people, parties, and excitement until well into the early morning. The Southern islands have pristine beaches, clear, teal waters, plus some of the best diving in the world. Getting around either by domestic...
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5 Low Key Destinations for Spring Break

5 Low Key Destinations for Spring Break
For the past few years, adults have started to have better appreciation of traveling. Because of their limited time and budget, they are starting to explore more unconventional spring break destinations. If you are planning to enjoy a grown up spring break trip, then you should take a look at these five of the best low key destinations below. Portland, Oregon Portland may not be the first thing that pops in your head  for spring break but it is starting to be an up-and-coming spring break destination. Seattlelites can hop in a car, ride the train or jump on a short plane for a quick flight. When you arrive, take in the city and stroll along the streets. If you love shopping, you will surely love their Farmer’s Market and no sales tax for all the purchases is a great...
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Top Destinations For A Baller On A Budget

Top Destinations For A Baller On A Budget
Many people think that best way to enjoy traveling is to stay in five-star hotels, eat at the most luxurious restaurants and enjoy the most expensive activities. They think that you have to shell out thousands of dollars just so they can call themselves “well travelled.” However, the amount of money you spend on a trip is not directly proportional to how satisfying your trip can be. If you have been letting your money problems get in the way of your sense of adventure, then there is one thing that you should know about – you can enjoy a great adventure even when on a budget. This might come as a surprise to you, but if you have been wishing to travel the world you finally can. If you have a tight budget, these top four destinations are for you....
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Riding Solo

Riding Solo
If you could travel to any place in the world all by yourself, where would you go? When you’re a first-time solo traveler, the concept of traveling alone might sound frightening. But later on, you’ll find out that exploring places on your own will do you good. While it’s a fact that traveling to a foreign destination requires a certain level of preparation, your vacation shouldn’t be all about guided tours and planned travel activities because that could quickly get tedious and boring. In fact, breaking a few rules should be your motto for this kind of trip. It is never too late to awaken your thirst for adventure. Who knows, maybe the idea of solo backpacking could become your best experience yet. Meet New People Majority of the people who travel solo are women mainly because they want to...
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