Hotel Monaco Portland: Escape to Luxury

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By: Trisha Barnard   Hotel Monaco Portland is a unique luxury hotel in downtown Portland just steps away from shopping, restaurants and the beautiful Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The famous Pioneer Square is only a couple blocks away. Hop on to MAX Light Rail and get whisked to the Washington Park Zoo or the gorgeous […]

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The Matthew Shepard Foundation Gay Ski Week in Crested Butte, CO

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Brought to you courtesy of The Seattle Lesbian This spring, the Matthew Shepard Foundation Gay Ski Week will make its grand debut! With the sunshine and snow, there will be a full series of fun ski events and parties.  This will all bring attention to the foundation’s mission and expand its message of tolerance, advocacy […]

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Hawaii Series: Visiting Oahu

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This article is brought to you courtesy of The Seattle Lesbian What to take: The plans were complete, however the packing was not! Being a person who hates to be caught unprepared, I packed all of those just-in-case items –you know, just in case I’d need them. When it’s 36 degrees in Seattle, it’s difficult […]

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A Vacation Fit For Parents

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By: Susan Howard Tucked away and surrounded by rolling hills sits La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA (near San Diego). As a private trainer, I am often concerned that my clients will lose headway when they go on vacation. High fat foods, an abundance of cocktails, and nowhere to workout except the one […]

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Behaving Like Grown-Ups at San Francisco’s Clift

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By: Tosha Woronov We are parents, which means our recent family getaways always seem to involve some over-blown resort with a swimming pool, water-slide, splash zone. I had grown tired of it, and missed the vacations my husband and I used to take, in those halcyon days before having our son –exploring a city through […]

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Summer, San Diego, SeaWorld

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By: Brandy Black In my ongoing search for the ultimate family getaway, I found it just off vacation road in San Diego.  Through the Birds of Paradise, past the hibiscus and beyond the lily pad pond lays a bayside bungalow perched on a secluded beach.  Fling open your French doors and let the children comb for seashells […]

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Slip Away To Seattle

By: Brandy Black We drove down the hill in search of our hotel, Inn At The Market for our weekend getaway in Seattle.  Our bags were light and the car toddler-free. We pulled up to the valet and were literally a stone’s throw away from the famous men in orange rubber suits tossing fish and […]

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