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A neighbourhood guide to Seattle’s Pike-Pine CorridorAsk someone who’s visited Seattle about Pike Street and they’re likely to mention the Pike Place Market, home to the city’s most popular tourist attraction. But ask the locals, and they’ll direct you due east from downtown up to Capitol Hill, to the Pike-Pine Corridor.

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Beyond Seattle: The Best Things to do in Ballard

by CraiSBower March 2015 - last edited September

Top Things to do in Ballard

Ballard claimed independence until 1907, and would have remained so for longer had not the City of Seattle guzzled the water supply. Home to Nordic fishermen, car repair shops and light industry, the neighbourhood set up perfectly for the retro cool revolution. Here are a few of our favourite things to do in Ballard.

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Five Seattle Float Plane Getaways

by CraiSBower October 2014 - last edited September

Five Seattle Float Plane Getaways

It’s a typical autumn day on Seattle’s Lake Union. Sailboats tack on favourable winds, pleasure craft cruise the lake en route to the Ship Canal or Montlake Cut, crews skull in more or less straight lines and, right in the middle of this aquatic intersection, de Havilland Canada “Beaver” seaplanes somehow locate unoccupied water to land and takeoff. Here are five of our favourite Seattle float plane getaways, to inspire your next trip out of town.

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The Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Seattle

by CraiSBower June 2014 - last edited September

The Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Seattle

Unlike many other visitor centres of its kind, the The Gates Foundation Visitor Center has become a must-visit destination in Seattle.

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Great Day Trips From Seattle: Discover Bainbridge IslandYou may be just settling into Seattle, but no holiday here would be complete without discovering a few of the many great day trips from Seattle. One of the most popular local excursions can be experienced via a 35-minute journey on a Washington State Ferry across Puget Sound to Bainbridge Island

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Pike Place Market Seattle: An Insider's Guide

by CraiSBower April 2014 - last edited September

Pike Place Market SeattleVenture to Seattle's Pike Place Market and beyond the freshly cut flowers and flying fish to discover the bazaar below, filled with eclectic shops and artisan galleries. 

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