Author Archives: Mikaela Cowles

Spring Seat Sale

Yes. You read that right. We’re offering a seat sale this spring. It’s pretty darn exciting. I know. Now, through May 12, 2014 you can save $50 per person on roundtrip flights between: Seattle and the San Juan Islands* Seattle and Victoria, BC Seattle and Nanaimo, BC Airport Just flying one-way? Don’t worry. We want [...]

Kenmore Air Enthusiasts in Connecticut

There aren’t too many seaplanes in Connecticut, but Phil and Doreen Mikan were pretty sure their twins would be fascinated by seeing planes land on the water. They weren’t wrong. In the summer of 2012, the couple visited our Emerald City with their then five-year-old rug rats. They made sure to stay close to Lake [...]

Dine and Learn with Cookbook Author Linda Augustine in Friday Harbor

Grilled flat iron steak. Caramelized onions. Gorgonzola. Need I say more? No. But I will. Orechietta with fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, and fresh basil. Pan-fried Northwest oysters with corn fritters and apple jicama slaw. I’m drooling a little and I’m just writing about it!

2 Days in Nanaimo, BC

Jaw-dropping mountains and more than 4-kilometers of waterfront walkways make Nanaimo, BC far more than a gateway stop to Central Vancouver Island. Sure it’s the second largest city on Canada’s western landmass and offers easy access to destinations such as Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni. But, it’s also home to a collection of funky art, [...]

Spring Getaway to Luxury

White sandy peaches speckled with rocks. Towering Western Red Cedars and Sitka Spruce trees. Ocean waves crashing at your feet. This is the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, BC. This is modern elegance tucked seamlessly among Mother Nature’s awe-inspiring beauty. How does a visit sound?   We’ve partnered with Wickaninnish Inn and National Car to offer [...]