5 of America’s Most Unique Lavender Farms

Summer is just heating up and that means one thing to me. Lavender. There is nothing quite like walking through a heady field of lavender. As your senses take in the deep piney-floral aroma of the beautiful purple flowers, it's easy for your mind to wander to the south of France. However, you don't have to hop on a plane to Aix-en-Provence to visit a lavender farm, there are hundreds of … [Read more...]

Exploring Palouse

  There were certainly lots of MISadventures on our way to Palouse, and a little mishap on our last day in the area, besides that we had a lot of fun in Eastern Washington. Palouse is the land of wheat and barley and lentils and garbanzo. No matter what the crop, in the summer just before harvest they are fields of gold. And if you get lucky, like we did, you get to see them … [Read more...]

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Weekly Wanderings #32 – Palouse

We left Portland (or Hotland as I've dubbed it) on Sunday and we had a very eventful trip full of misadventures. Some days are just like that, the last one being our trip from Phoenix to Dayville. We stopped for gas in Troutdale where we had stayed the previous week because it's a truck friendly area with several fuel stations. We picked Love's because it's our preferred brand and loaded up on … [Read more...]

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AFAR Experience Seattle – Misadventures in Foraging

After an exploratory morning at MOHAI and a fun stop at Love City Love, us AFAR Experiencers broke out into individual excursions for an afternoon of more intimate encounters with Seattle.  There were a lot of interesting options to choose from, but my heart stopped when I saw the name Langdon Cook. In May 2012 I came back from having the meal of a lifetime at The Willows Inn on Lummi … [Read more...]

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After a magnificent morning exploring the MOHAI in Seattle, the AFAR Experiences group headed to a very special venue, a artisan popup shop called "Our Material World" curated exclusively for us by Laura Sullivan Cassidy, Seattle Met's style editor.  Seattle Met is a really great Seattle magazine that covers just about everything you would need to know, but I love their food and local culture … [Read more...]