Most people love to travel the world to experience new cultures, food, and sights, and others travel to find new ways to give back. Volunteering abroad can be a great way to find inspiration and learn about the challenges others face, outside of their usual surroundings.
On March 31, several dignitaries gathered at Sea-Tac Airport to kick-off the return of Japan Airlines’ (JAL) Seattle to Tokyo flight. Hideki Kikuyama of JAL, Yoichiro Yamada, the Consul General of Japan in Seattle, Port Commission President Courtney Gregoire, Ben Minicucci of Alaska Airlines, and Steve Koo of American Airlines took part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
If you like to vacation like I do — get away from it all, unplug (no phone service, no internet, no TV), be near the ocean, rest, relax, and rejuvenate your spirit — the island getaway I just returned from is your ticket.
You may have read the travel article I wrote last year called “Highlights of our tour in South Korea,” in our July 5, 2018 issue. On the same trip, Tracy, my girlfriend at the time who is now my wife, and I also stopped by Japan.
When I think of a vacation destination that offers everything a tourist could want, Oaxaca, Mexico springs to my mind.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly When Japan Airlines (JAL) ended its Seattle flight in 1992, most people assumed it had more to do with JAL. Now that JAL has resumed its Seattle flight, the story unfolds a different reality — it has more to do with Seattle. What happened to Seattle during the past […]
Bad things can happen to anyone in a strange land. Anticipation and preparation can help travelers to avoid misfortune.Here are some valuable tips from experienced travelers that can help lessen your anxiety during your trip.
Port of Seattle Commission President Courtney Gregoire said earlier this month that she will not run for re-election this fall. Her position 2 term ends at the end of 2019. The Port of Seattle is governed by five commissioners who serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 […]