Travel on the Side

No trip to Seattle is complete with a walk-through of Pike Place Market. Every time I’ve been to Seattle, I do it. Generally, it’s during the height of tourist season. Back...

So my work conference in Seattle was good, but now I found myself “stranded.” Owing to a once-in-a-generation extreme cold back in the Midwest, my flight back home to Milwaukee was...

In late January I was visiting Seattle for a work conference. This wasn’t my first time. I had been out a couple years prior to our Alaskan cruise. I had also...

All aboard time from Ketchikan was 12:45pm. We wouldn’t dock at our next port, Victoria BC, until around 7:15pm the next day. So, it felt like an extra “sea day.” Again,...

After spending three beautiful days in the Seattle area, it was time to board our cruise ship for Alaska. My mom and her boyfriend were joining us for the cruise. For...

Our last morning in Seattle. Later in the day we board the cruise ship to Alaska! After having a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, we decided to walk to Kerry Park–known...

Why did I visit a library on my vacation? Well, I am a librarian, of course! If I see a library, I like to pop in and check it out. The...

Where’s all that Seattle rain? Weather has been all blue skies and sunshine…No complaints here! We continued to use our Seattle CityPass. Up next was the harbor tour from Argosy Cruises....

After our daytime admission to the Space Needle, we decided to walk over to Pike Place Market. It was a beautiful morning and the walk from the Space Needle is about...

With our Seattle CityPass we were entitled to both a day and night admission to the venerable Space Needle. Since we started sightseeing in the late afternoon, we decided to go...