Travel Bites

Travel bits, bites, and adventures.

Exploring Seattle Southside: Things to Do on a Layover at Sea-Tac Airport

Long layovers happen to all of us at some point. Most airports have upgraded enough to include a hotel or two, maybe a spot for a shoulder massage or a few restaurants with better-than-mediocre food. If you’re flying through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) with a long layover ahead, leave your luggage in storage and enjoy the best of Seattle’s southside.

Bonjour Hello! 48 Hours in… Montreal

Montreal has long been on my must-visit list. A metropolitan mix of Canada and France, the Quebec destination delivers an endless array of food, drink, history, and arts for visitors of every age and interest. A climb to the top of Mont-Royal offers a full city view for those willing to make the trek while local neighborhoods like the Quartier des Spectacles and the Village feature all the nightlife and entertainment you’ll need while visiting this beautiful city.

Willows Lodge, Woodinville, Washington [dailyblender.com]

Adventures Through Woodinville Wine Country

Even after two decades in the Pacific Northwest, I still had the idea that Woodinville wine country was a far off place in the distance somewhere on Seattle’s Eastside. Across the bridges, past Mercer Island, over Kirkland and Kenmore, beyond Bothell. In a galaxy far, far away. But it’s closer than you think.

Vancouver's Chinatown [dailyblender.com]

The Food and Culture of Vancouver’s Chinatown

As we embark on a tour of the city blocks one sunny spring morning, historian Robert Sung gives an impassioned pitch for his Chinatown neighborhood. In the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia, the area still hums with activity, even after the sixty or so years he’s seen of its evolution.

Red Rocks and Vortexes: Visiting Sedona

There is a spiritual vibration in the mountains surrounding Sedona even before you set foot in the city. From the hillside walls of the Chapel of the Holy Cross to the misnomered Montezuma Castle, the miles of green scrub brush and sprawling landscape have seen many a hoof and foot over the years.

Chef Titti Qvarnström

Sweden’s Chef Titti Qvarnström Invites You to The Edible Country

In an effort to increase visibility of the culinary possibilities that Sweden’s lush, vastly uninhabited terrain has to offer, the Visit Sweden office recently launched a clever and creative tourism campaign with “The Edible Country.” Chef Titti Qvarnström is one of the four chefs in the culinary-focused campaign, bringing her appreciation and knowledge of the Skåne region to the table.

Monterey County, California [dailyblender.com]

The Wines and Winds of Monterey County

Two lanes of paved road wind through the valleys near Monterey, agriculture and activity on every side, lettuces and vines. In late fall, harvest is still afoot…

Death and Company Denver [dailyblender.com]

Sights and Bites: 48 Hours In… Denver

Denver, that old Mile High City. Where it used to be an airport hub, or a stopover when traveling to Vail or Aspen, the Colorado capital has seen its interior corridor flourish…