Seattle: Flowers at Pike Place, a Windy Harbor Cruise, and One Very Gross Gum Wall

Technically speaking, I’ve been “in” Seattle probably sixty times before. You see, I used to have a client out in central Washington, and so each week, I’d fly there, stopping for a layover in Seattle before boarding a tiny plane bound for Wenatchee. Given that, I’d never really seen Seattle. But now, I am happy to … More Seattle: Flowers at Pike Place, a Windy Harbor Cruise, and One Very Gross Gum Wall

Seattle: In Awe at Chihuly Garden and Glass

When my family and I were discussing options for our weekend in Seattle, my cousin mentioned the “glass museum” offhand. Suddenly it clicked for me: Seattle was home to the Chihuly museum, featuring the magnificent, colorful glass sculptures of Dale Chihuly, whose work I have long admired. Of course we had to go there, I said. … More Seattle: In Awe at Chihuly Garden and Glass

New York: Seeing Forever at One World Observatory

I’m always chasing great views and, in New York, some of the very best ones can be found at One World Observatory. Located atop One World Trade Center (the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex), One World Observatory’s slogan is “See Forever” – and when you’re that high up, you almost feel … More New York: Seeing Forever at One World Observatory

Toronto: What to Eat, from Margaritas to Maple Bacon and More

When I first started traveling, my trips usually centered around sightseeing; I had to make sure to check off every major museum and monument each time I visited a new city. Over time, of course, I evolved, and so too did my traveling style. Now, while I’ll pop into museums as my mood dictates, my … More Toronto: What to Eat, from Margaritas to Maple Bacon and More