Thursday, December 13, 2012
Escape Your Everyday Travel Series!
Travel writer and personality, Crai S. Bower will discuss why the Pacific Northwest serves as the best winter "staycation" region in North America. He'll include images, tales and critiques of "don't miss destinations" from Bella Coola B.C. to Bandon Dunes, Banff to Boise and everywhere in between.
Crai writes more than 100 travel and lifestyle articles a year for over 30 regional, national and international publications and online resources. If he has a niche, it would be soft adventure in the Pacific Northwest. Bower appears monthly as the travel commentator on NPR-affiliate "KUOW Presents," American Forces Radio, KCPQ Television and is the lead travel blogger for MSN Travel.
BONUS for ATTENDEES:
-25% discount on Columbia Sportswear purchases for event attendees
-Each event will include complimentary beverages from a featured winery, distillery or brewery
-Drawings for EverGreen Escapes travel experiences and Columbia Sportswear gear
About Escape Your Everyday Travel Series...
This free monthly adventure travel series brings travel experts to Columbia Sportswear's downtown Seattle retail store to share their experiences in some of the most exciting and unusual destinations for the adventurous traveler. Speakers will share photos, stories and practical travel tips on adventures ranging from exotic international destinations to local culinary and agricultural tours.
The Escape Your Everyday concept came from EverGreen Escapes Founder Jake Haupert. "In today's society, people are feeling overwhelmed by information, digital media and the overall pace of their lives. In an effort to find balance, feel purpose and reinvigorate, we invite people to 'Escape your Everyday' with us."
Enjoy beverages from local wineries, breweries and distilleries and get advice from the experts on practical travel matters such as transportation, packing, planning your trip and more.
Whether you are looking for ideas for your next big adventure or just enjoy learning something new about the world, the Escape Your Everyday Adventure Travel series is a monthly mind vacation to exciting destinations.