The Oregon Coast is a stellar example of nature's forces joining in inspiring the human heart to open. Majestic fir trees line steep foothills grounding the earth while different versions of moss grip forests floors like a cozy shag carpet. Rough waves churn their way through ornate rock stacks -- proudly standing as a testament to resiliency. Wide open beaches allow space … [Read more...] about 10 Oregon Coast hikes to reclaim the soul
25 Hidden Oregon and Washington hotels — unique places to stay
Some people consider lodging simple utility in a journey, but not me. The location, the spirit (or vibe), and access to nature are crucial to creating an inviting setting to unplug, unwind and open to new experiences -- with yourself, loved ones, and nature. It can be challenging to watch all the paid advertising when searching for Oregon and Washington hotels. I've … [Read more...] about 25 Hidden Oregon and Washington hotels — unique places to stay
How to make a nature connection in Seattle’s Ravenna Park.
There is plenty of information about Ravenna Park, but not as much about how to make an authentic nature connection with this iconic Seattle wilderness. Mature 100-year-old trees fill a dramatic ravine that awaits your exploration in ways that can help you genuinely rediscover the life energy around you. This curated Mystic Nature Experience offers you my favorite magical … [Read more...] about How to make a nature connection in Seattle’s Ravenna Park.
My favorite unique Pacific Northwest hotels — a winter list of places to stay
NEW: Look for my TikTok videos of eight featured places to stay. Warning... I'm in them! Contrary to popular belief, the year's slow season can be a great time to visit the Pacific Northwest. Fewer crowds and a quieter beauty leave more space to connect with nature and spirit. Although the main holidays are often obvious moments to seek getaways, drivable weekends away for … [Read more...] about My favorite unique Pacific Northwest hotels — a winter list of places to stay
Ballard Locks Fish Ladder — how to discover nature’s magic
This article inspires a visit to Ballard Locks Fish Ladder. It guides how to elevate your nature connection with this fascinating exhibit of nature's magic. Salmon swimming home to their ancestral birthplace is highlighted on my list of 25 best outdoor things to do in the Fall in Seattle. But this article will give you more detail on ways to engage with Mother Earth's … [Read more...] about Ballard Locks Fish Ladder — how to discover nature’s magic