Light shines off water and reflects a cloudy sky.

Via Magazine

November/December 2019
waves crash outside British Columbia's Wickaninnish Inn.

Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

Want to see nature in all its wild, beautiful glory? Now is the time to head to the coast.

Avalon Bay, with boats at anchor and Catalina Casino on Catalina Island.

Best Beach Towns in Southern California

Looking for a sunny winter break? One of these five oceanside havens could be just right.

palm trees lean at water's edge in Ambergris Caye, Belize.

4 Affordable Tropical Vacations Outside the U.S.

These four tropical destinations deliver all the natural beauty, creature comforts, and quality beach time you could want.

Window-shopping couple strolls along NW 23rd Avenue in Portland, Oregon.

Portland's Northwest District

Authentic Rose City culture survives and flourishes north of Burnside, west of I-405.

Ayesha Curry cooking in her home kitchen.

Q&A with Food Network Star Ayesha Curry

The Food Network star shares tips for cooking and connecting.

The Wine Train passes the Robert Mondavi Winery's To Kalon vineyard during late afternoon in Oakville, California.

Riding the Napa Valley Wine Train

Delicious vintages pair with beautiful panoramas on this old-school ride.


exterior view at twilight of The Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco, California.

Exploratorium: San Francisco's Exceptional Science Museum

After half a century, San Francisco's wondrous science museum still fascinates and delights us.

Portland's Bagdad Theater & Pub interior during movie screening.

Favorite Classic Movie Theaters in the West

These old-school venues channel vintage Hollywood with glorious architecture and ice-cold cocktails.

woman painting interior steps.

Is Your Insurance Up-to-Date?

An end of the year checkup will help keep your policies current.