Author Archives: Mikaela Cowles

The Origins of the de Havilland Beaver

Known to some as the Harley Davidson of the sky, the de Havilland Beaver’s squat-nosed appearance has a rugged handsomeness. With its pug-nosed fuselage and no-nonsense radial engine, this is a go anywhere machine. In fact, unlike the majority of fixed-wing aircraft, the Beaver can get out of pretty much any situation it can get […]

Discover Magic in the Market

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Once all is said and done with the turkey, the stuffing and the friends and family visiting, the last thing you probably want to do is start decorating. Luckily, you can get your fill of holiday cheer without diving immediately into all the craziness of hanging garlands and lights. […]

Three Days of Things to Do, Eat and See on the San Juan Islands

Fall in the San Juans offers a variety of fun things to do and see. These three Fall Getaway Itinerary Ideas focus on Orcas and San Juan Island. But, they only scratch the surface. Enjoy! Day 1 Breakfast – Doe Bay Café on Orcas Island On the east side of Orcas Island at the edge […]

5 Reasons to Visit Victoria BC this November

Chances are good this time of year you’re looking to stay warm and cozy. Typically this means indoor activities or a chance to cuddle up with someone special. From a wee nip of something tasty to discovering your favorite graphic tale, these five things to do in Victoria are sure to satisfy.   If you […]

5 Seattle Spots For an Exceptional Cup of Coffee

Fall. We’re in the full swing of it and goodness, has it been good. The colors. The sweaters. The warm drinks. The long walks. As Seattleites, we’re always quite partial to coffee. Heck, we live in the coffee capital of the world. While we like our coffee when Mother Nature brings the heat of summer, […]