Explore pristine Paradise at Mt. Rainier with me. Includes tons of fall color photos and helpful planning information for Mount Rainier National Park.
Welcome to Kessi World — I’m your host, Matthew Kessi
Travel with me around the Pacific Northwest to inspire love and respect for nature and meaningful experiences. My lifetime traveling the planet — over 60 countries — gives me a global awareness that offers a fresh look at Oregon and Washington.
This website provides resources for mindful travelers searching for authentic connections in this Pacific Wonderland. There are three pillars of information — destinations, ways to get around, and things to do.
My favorite ways to explore Seattle in November. Old-growth forests to sweeping seashores, learn how to “nature” the gray away.
My favorite Pacific Northwest hotels and places to stay that offer unique experiences in Oregon and Washington State.
Museums, art, and shops in the Seattle area that offer a starting point for non-Native’s wanting to learn about the Coast Salish People.
Autumn leaves, parks and art, my curated list of 25 outdoor things to do to enjoy Fall in Seattle. Includes lots of photos and an interactive map.
Turn the drive between Portland and Seattle into an excellent off-the-grid experience exploring Spirit Lake and the secret side of Mount St. Helens. Includes my interactive map and downloadable checklist.