Ultimate Hawaii Guide

How to Make A Hawaiian Mai Tai—From an Expert

A Hawaiian bartender breaks down the classic tropical drink.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Kauai

What to do on the outdoorsy, green, out-of-the-way island

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to the Big Island

What to do on the epic, volcanic, bigger-than-you-thought island.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Hawaiian Language 101

The lingo, the language, and the pidgin dialect.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Maui

What to do on the sandy, relaxing, legendary island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Where to Buy Hawaiian-Made Leis Right Here in Seattle

Plus seven things you probably didn’t know about floral neckwear.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Oahu

What to do on the urban, surf-crazy, history-up-close island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Sleep Here

Local Rooms: Palladian Hotel

The new Belltown hotel is fit for the Thin White Duke.

02/06/2015 By Allison Williams

Super Haul

10 Reasons to Go to Phoenix for the Super Bowl (and 1 Reason Not To)

Go for the light rail and loose liquor laws.

01/23/2015 By Allison Williams

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Getting There: Beat the Ferry!

How to survive the hardest part of the San Juans: getting there

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Lopez Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

Welcome to a biker's paradise where drivers wave at every cyclist and where grocery shopping is done at farm stands. Some of the island's best beaches are tucked at the end of Lopez Island's sleepy roads.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams With Caroline Ferguson

Insider Guide to the San Juans

San Juan Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

The most populated island in the San Juans archipelago is home to the bustling town of Friday Harbor, fine dining, and midnight kayak rides. There's a heavy dose of culture on this hub, but don't stress—it's nothing like the big city.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Love Trip

Romantic Valentine's Day Travel: Where To Go For Every Relationship

Dating? Married? In a fight? We picked the best Northwest weekend trips for every kind of love.

02/10/2014 By Allison Williams

Article

The Great Outdoors: North Cascades National Park

Hiking, swimming, camping, eating, and wine tasting: Get out to our hidden gem of a national park and lakeside retreat.

08/01/2013 By Allison Williams

How High

Pot Tourism Hits Washington

Is weed travel our newest boom? Plus: Our picks for a stoner's tour of Seattle.

04/09/2013 By Allison Williams

Advice

Where We'd Go: Five Early Spring Trips

Got a hankering for travel but nowhere to go? We suggest five destinations that are hot right now.

03/26/2013 By Allison Williams

Cultural Travel

The Trick to Visiting a Museum With Kids (or Adults)

The editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler has a method for making kids enjoy a trip through a gallery.

03/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Luxury Travel

Seattle's Newest Airline Is Basically a Private Plane

Arrow Airlines is looking to launch service to the Bay Area, minus the usual commercial hassles.

02/25/2013 By Allison Williams

Article

Sea-Tac Airport Secrets

Tips and tricks for making your terminal time bearable—and, dare we say it, educational

02/20/2013 By Harriet Baskas

Article

One-Flight Vacations from Seattle

The whole world is just one flight away from Sea-Tac airport: Seoul, Paris, Puerto Vallarta—even Phoenix, Arizona. We asked Seattle’s jet-setters where they go, and what they do when they get there.

02/20/2013 By Allison Williams