Category: Seattle

Last Minute Gifts: Magellan Luxury Hotels E-Gift Cards

With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer?

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Discovering Art in Airports

With earlier check-in times due to increased security measures, passengers have become a captive audience at airports worldwide. While the downside is longer waits, the upside is the push by many airport authorities to make the experience more pleasurable. The installation of public art in airports – architectural builds, sculptures, water features, moving walkways, murals, mosaics, lighting […]

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Interview: Welcome to City Running Tours

CEO Michael Gazalah of Manhattan-based City Running Tours explains why exploring a city with the locals makes all the difference. Magellan: City Running Tours is based in New York but offers personalized running tours in cities across the U.S. and in Toronto, Canada. Would you talk about where your big idea came from? About how you got started? […]

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Lit Crawl 2016 – The World’s Largest Literary Pub Crawl

Books. Food. Drinks. You can rearrange those three words in whatever priority is most important to you, but the outcome is the same: the holy triumvirate of an interesting social experience known as Lit Crawl. It was the brainchild of San Francisco’s Litquake Literary Festival in 2004 and additional venues have launched in Manhattan, Austin, […]

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The Best Spring House Tours for 2016

When spring arrives so arrives the glorious season of the house and garden tour. We are no longer tethered to two-dimensional images in magazines or on Pinterest; we are elevated from bystander to participant, able to enter the private spaces that are normally out of our reach. And others benefit from our robust curiosity: proceeds […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon running across the globe

  The best way to pull off an epic run is to somehow make it fun. Granted, a 26.2-mile marathon (or even a 13.1-mile half marathon) isn’t always a barrel of laughs, but it doesn’t have to be a grueling, joyless ordeal either. Every year, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series of events is host […]

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Pike Place Market — Seattle’s crown jewel

Why do over 10 million visitors make the trek to Seattle’s Pike Place Market every year? Well, for the past 100 years the area has combined great flavors, locally made artisanal crafts and innovation in one space. In 1907, eight farmers set up shop and began selling their wares in the area. Today hundreds of [...]
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Denver and Seattle are our newest destinations!

As if to prove the saying, “Ask and you shall receive” we are happy to announce the addition of Denver and Seattle to our portfolio of destinations after hearing from many of you that these are places to which you like to go. Known as the “Mile High City” because it’s, well, a mile above […]

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