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Pacific Northwest

& Beyond

A journal of Puget Sound and PNW places, nature, photography and things to do and see…
and sometimes beyond!

About us

More About PNW&Beyond

Pacific Northwest is a journal of PNW places, travel, local things to do, local events, photography, book reviews, and a small shop. We started out intending to be a travel blog, but found more motivation (and more time and money) to write about local adventures than places abroad. Fortunately, we live in a beautiful area with water, mountains, and lots to do!

You might find, in our pages, links to recommended events, reviews of books by local authors, travel posts, entries about individual local places, wildlife — or whatever we happen to do or that catches our interest.

Blog News and Updates

Ending and Beginnings

This is just a quick “blog news” post about what’s upcoming in 2023. I hope to post more updates in this spot in the future.

Freshly Blogged

Most Recently Added to the Site

This is a list in chronological order of what we’ve been adding to the website. It includes: blog posts, pnwwiki entries, events (and might include all occurrences of an event), routes, and photography galleries, and products. You can scroll through to browse more beneath the grid.

Espresso Patronum Nespresso Holder Matte Black Vertuoline — Slightly Damaged

Show off you collection of coffee pods magically with this handmade acrylic Espresso Patronum Nespresso capsule holder. IMPORTANT: This is a slightly damaged Matte Black Nespresso Vertuoline Holder. The damage on this one is that one of the small inner parts of the “S” in espresso is broken off. Otherwise it is in good, usable condition and like our other Espresso holders.

Seattle Bike Swap

February 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm –

If you love bikes and cycling gear, this annual Seattle event by Cascade Bicycle Club is one not to miss! Vendors selling bikes old and new, new and used cycling gear and apparel.

Seattle SantaCon

December 10, 2022 – December 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 am –

Every year, the streets of Seattle get filled with pub-crawling Santas. Yes, SantaCon is back. Get your suit ready!

Free Hip Pain Relief Workshop

December 4, 2022 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm –

FizioLogix Physical Therapy clinic on Bainbridge Island is hosting a one-hour workshop on hip pain.

Espresso Patronum Nespresso Capsule Holder And Two Espresso Cup Set

Hold your Nespresso capsules magically — and have a couple of mini mugs at the ready with this Espresso Patronum Nespresso capsule holder and mini mug set.
Photo of Seattle from Kerry Hilll

14 Unique Things to do in Seattle That Every Seattleite Should Know About

Author Ana de Guzman from Redfin asked some Seattleites (including me) about some of their favorite interesting and offbeat things to do in Seattle. Here are some suggestions they offered.

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