The Pacific Ocean in many parts of North America hardly lives up to its name “peaceful sea”. For large portions of the year the Pacific churns and turns and swells¦and, well, you get the idea. It isn’t exactly the ideal place to be on a cruise. All of that changes in the summer when the seas become a bit more pacific and the costal scenery more visible.
Norwegian Cruise Line has an excellent six-night cruise along the Pacific Coast. Starting in Vancouver, British Columbia, the ship first makes its ... [read more]
Date:May 16th, 2007
Tags: Cruise Deals, Los Angeles, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Norweigan Cruise Lines, Pacific Coast, San Francisco, Seattle, Travel Deals, USA, Vancouver, Victoria
It rains every single day of the year in Seattle, Washington or at least that is what the people who live there would like you to believe. The facts say otherwise. Seattle does get its fair share of rainy days, but the vast majority happens in the winter months. During the summer, the skies are sunny and blue and there are few nicer cities to be than in Seattle.
One of the reasons why people in the Pacific Northwest talk to outsiders so much about the rain is that they know ... [read more]
Date:February 1st, 2007
Tags: Cheap Vacation Packages, Seattle, Travel Deals, USA, Vacation Packages, Washington
When most people think of cruises they likely envision a trip to a location where the sun shines and warmth fills the air. The exception might be an Alaska cruise in the summer, but even that can be a sun filled affair. The odds aren’t great that you’ll see much sun during a cruise of the Pacific Northwest in late April, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have an opportunity to enjoy a beautiful part of North America.
Celebrity Cruises offers up a 7-night Pacific Northwest cruise that begins in San ... [read more]
Date:February 1st, 2007
Tags: Astoria, California, Celebrity Cruise Ships, Cruise Deals, Monterey, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, San Francisco, Seattle, Travel Deals, USA, Vancouver
Recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States, Seattle is also one of the nicest to visit. You know Seattle before you visit it. The skyline is world-famous, thanks to Fraiser and the unreplaceable holdover of the 1964 World’s Fair, the Space Needle. The food is fantastic – given its location on the ocean, how could it not be? This large city offers some of the entrepreneurial minds – and creative spirits.
The “Emerald City” is tucked onto a narrow strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and ... [read more]
Author: Miss Julie
Date:December 24th, 2006
Tags: Destinations, Pacific Northwest, Pike Place Market, Puget Sound, Seattle, USA, Vacation Packages, Washington