One might argue that you haven’t properly enjoyed the Pacific Northwest until you’ve cruised out to its stunning, serene islands. When traveling during off-season winter months, there are certain perks to be expected – reduced accommodations rates and, of course, shorter ferry queues, too.  The views prove fantastic from the Coupeville Wharf — Photo courtesy of
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plant seeding growingGetty Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of global agribusiness company Wilbur-Ellis, has just announced a seven figure investment in agricultural technology startup Crop Enhancement, Inc. The California-based company makes CropCoat, a unique protective coating being touted as an alternative to more toxic pesticides on the market. “In trials we’ve completed, our first product, CropCoat, is proving to
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On the eve of the second month of the partial shutdown of the federal government, agents of the Transportation Security Administration appear to be getting fed up. Some 10 percent called out sick yesterday. A sign leads travelers to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check-point at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on
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(CNN) — The words “cruise holiday” and “rock star” don’t usually go together. Unless you’re talking about Virgin Voyages’ first ship, the adults-only Scarlet Lady, which will depart Miami for the Caribbean in 2020. The Richard Branson-backed cruise line has just released renderings of the ship’s 78 luxury “RockStar Suites,” which will be located on
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(CNN) — The partial US government shutdown raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Here’s where things stand on travel: Many national parks open but with limited facilities Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns,
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AWFJ members Marina Antunes and Jennifer Merin present EDA Awards to filmmakers Rama Rau and Sophie Dupuis at the Whistler Film Festival — Photo courtesy of Whistler Film Festival “For devotees of travel and movies, film festivals are ideal destinations,” says Jennifer Merin, President, Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ).  “You get to watch films
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