Travel on the Side

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...

After our Twin Peaks adventures, we returned our rental car to Sea-Tac airport and then hopped on Seattle’s light rail from the airport and took it downtown to Westlake. There we...

Since Salish Lodge & Spa was our home base, we branched out from there to explore the other local Twin Peaks sites with our trusty filming location map from the hotel....

We’re fans of the now cult classic TV show Twin Peaks by David Lynch. Remember it? Laura Palmer, cherry pie, and damn fine coffee! It only aired from 1990-1991 on ABC....