Carlanne McCrystal

Culture plus dining-Thursday evening in San Jose del Cabo

It is only 6 miles from the hotel corridor to San Jose del Cabo, a quaint town that has worked hard to refresh its image while maintaining its authenticity and colonial flavor. It feels light years different from the very new, often renovated and mostly upscale hotel corridor. If you are looking for an authentic cultural and dining experience, San Jose del Cabo would be good to put on your must-see and must-experience list while visiting Los Cabos.

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Civil War reenactments come to Montpelier, VA

100 reenactors will gather at the home of the Father of the Constitution for an enlistment ceremony, living history, and weapons demonstrations during the Spring Civil War weekend of April 15-17, 2011. One Hundred soldier and civilian reenactors from the Third Regiment of the Army of Northern Virginia will descend on James Madison’s Montpelier for… Read More

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Brides say ‘I Do’ to bridal showcase at Pan Pacific Hotel

Last week in Seattle, 175 brides said “I do” to an invitation to a bridal show case. More than 100 of those brides-to-be showed up on February 17th at the Pan Pacific Hotel to watch a mock wedding and attend a reception for the ”bride” and “groom”, along with the “parents” of the lucky couple and other “friends” and “relatives”. It was a fascinating experience that entranced many brides-to-be.

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Olympic Sculpture Park offers-visitors & locals-art & exercise

Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park offers visitors and locals both art and exercise, no matter what the season. Pictures in this article were taken in late January at the park as multitudes of people walked the trails, admired the sculpture and watched the trains as they rolled through the park.

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Copperleaf named to 2011 Gayot top 10 best new restaurants

Copperleaf Restaurant, located at the Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle, has been named as best new restaurant in the US by Gayot for its farm-to-table cuisine and commitment to locally sourced ingredients. The Copperleaf Restaurant seats only 30 people per sitting, so call for reservations in advance. It is worth the extra effort.

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Profile – Marriott Springhill Suites in downtown Seattle, WA

With a certain boutique charm, the Springhill Suites by Marriott in downtown Seattle offers comfort and convenience both through its location and the amenities it offers the traveler. You can experience the sights and sounds of Seattle from this hotel since it is tucked between the city’s premier shopping district and the evolving South Lake Union neighborhood.

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