Sun, 6 July 2014
On this edition of the Travel in 10 Podcast we visit the Woodmark Hotel, by Destination Hotels & Resorts. It is located about 25 minutes from downtown Seattle, but feels like it is hours away with an upscale beach resort vibe.
It is located right on the shore of Lake Washington and has a wide variety of activities such as kayaking, jet skis, ski boats and stand up paddle boards all that can be rented just outside the hotel.
The rooms have recently been renovated and have a great water view. The hotel also has a number of great quirky amenities like their "Raid the Pantry" feature, essentially a free night-time extensive snack bar for guests in the lobby, or the hotel resident dog, a black lab you can take out for a jog on the lake.
Their signature restaurant "Bin on the Lake" features an extensive collection of regional wines, on tap, meaning you can sample a wide variety of high quality wines by the glass. They also have an excellent spa on site.
The location also make this an ideal jumping off point to explore some of the nearby wineries of Washington in nearby Woodinville or the galleries and shops in upscale Kirkland. We will be taking you to visit Chateau St. Michelle Winery and then finishing off the tour at the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour.
This trip makes a great weekend away from Vancouver, BC, Victoria, BC or Portland, Oregon.
© David Brodie - travelin10.com
Wed, 13 August 2008
This week's travel podcast takes us to Las Vegas to find some insider tips of the best to see and do from the concierge at the Bellagio Hotel.He will provide some great travel tips for those planning a first trip to Las Vegas, and my favorite part of the interview, a story involving George Clooney and a monkey at the Bellagio!
Today's travel podcast also features a great song from the podsafe music network, "Pool Party" by Portland based artist/producer Kevin Christensen.
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Category:US Podcasts -- posted at: 5:42pm PST
Sat, 2 August 2008
This month's travel podcast takes us to Los Angeles and Orange County California to look at some of the best things to see and do on the ultimate three day long weekend in California. We start off by visiting three amazing new boutique hotels in Los Angeles, the Standard West Hollywood,the Thompson Beverly Hills and its ABH (Above Beverly Hills) Lounge, and the London: West Hollywood Hotel home to the famous Gordon Ramsey at the London restaurant.
After the hotel tour we will be looking at things to see and do in LA, such as a tour of the stars homes, and a taping of the Jimmy Kimmel Show. We will finish the show off on the beaches of the O.C., visiting the spectacular Ritz Carleton - Laguna Niguel for some surfing and a quick stop at Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure.
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Past travel podcasts have included visits to destinations around the world such as Luang Prabang, Hip Hotels in Thailand, Bali, Indonesia, Portugal, Hawaii and other great destinations for adventure travel and luxury travel.
Look for upcoming shows on Las Vegas, Cuba, Vietnam, Singapore, Vancouver and more great destinations around the world.
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Category:US Podcasts -- posted at: 2:33pm PST