Faces of the Northwest

Meet the faces behind some of the best businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

Outdoor Odysseys Kayak Tours

Outdoor Odysseys is a kayak touring company based in the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington. Our trips offer you the incredible opportunity to travel with passionate, expert guides while experiencing wildlife from orcas, seals, eagles and so much more. We offer some of the best customer service in the… Read More

Faces of the Northwest Introduces Ashley of PNW Hiker Collective

We recently chatted with one of our favorite Instagrammers and avid hiker, @heartgoeshere, Ashley of PNW Hiker Collective. If you’re like many of us around the Northwest, you love to hike, and the mountains may have even drawn you here, if you weren’t lucky enough to be born in the… Read More

Faces of the Northwest: Introducing Alaska Strike Zone Sportfishing

We’ve written about a number of Alaskan cruise options, including some of the best cruise destinations, like Ketchikan, the state’s picturesque “first city,” which sits at the southern tip of the Inside Passage. Whether you visit by cruise, or head there directly, it’s one of the best spots in the… Read More

Meet One of the Northwest’s Best: Portland Art Creations

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Portland Art Creations, AKA “The PAC” is one of our favorite Northwest art galleries. James Dunbar creates fantastic local scenes in his signature style sculptured oils on canvas, while Robyn Dunbar is behind its KnottyGirlStyle fiber accessories. We spoke with Robyn recently to find… Read More

Faces of the Northwest: Meet Uncruise Adventures!

While sailing on a massive cruise ship filled with thousands of other people probably doesn’t sound like a lot of fun to most adventurous types, Uncruise Adventures, a more than 20-year-old company with offices in both Seattle, Washington and Juneau, Alaska, offers something different. Something we thought our readers would… Read More

Brilliant Splashes of Autumn Color in Western Idaho

Moscow isn’t just a city in Russia – there’s another place called Moscow in northern Idaho, set along the border of Washington. and if you happen to drive through, or visit, this time of year, you’ll see some incredibly vibrant splashes of fall color. While it’s best known for its… Read More