Seattle

Seattle and Washington state posts

Seattle Coffee – Old and Retro

Seattle is a Coffee Traveler’s Destination Seattle knows coffee, home of Starbucks, its also on the Coffee cutting edge. Starbucks Reminiscing on Seattle’s coffee history, lets take a vitis to the first Starbucks. The first Starbucks opened in 1971 in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. The narrow shop is still there at 1912 Pike Market Place, more of a heritage or even …

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72 Hours in Seattle

When it comes to travel, crossing borders, no matter how close, is always an adventure. And the easiest of travel is the long weekend. Seattle might only be a three hour, 225 km drive from Vancouver, but for me it is often an exotic adventure. I hope the same can be said of Vancouver from out Seattle neighbours. I recommend …

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Shopping Across the Border – Welcome to Bellingham and Fairhaven

Many a Lower Mainlander has been been enticed by deals south of the border in neighbouring Bellingham. I had never been. Oh, I’ve certainly enjoyed the pleasures of Seattle shopping, but also the great dining, art, touring, and the overnight accommodations that make that the real purpose of visiting. Curious about the delights Bellingham had to offer, and on the …

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