Category: Northwest America

Go Glamping in Montana!

Roughing it in the wilderness may sound like a cool thing to do, but when it comes to families with little ones or partners who love the comforts of a posh hotel, the milder version, “glamping” as it… Read More

One Year of Blogging

Last year, I was busy planning a trip to Montana around this time. This blog was a new project with a yet-to-be-decided name and I was still in talks with my admin and editor over design and content…. Read More

Travel Tidbits from 2010

I have covered quite a few places in 2010 – starting with Lititz in Pennsylvania and finishing it off with a trip to Montana! In between, we have been to Providence, Philadelphia, Lakes Region of New Hampshire, Pittsburgh, Portsmouth, Finger… Read More

A Diner with a Sense of Humor

The above picture is from a diner off  US Highway 2 in northern Montana. I loved its classic look and feel, very fifties. To make matters more interesting there was this poster of  a glaring Yosemite Sam riddled with… Read More

Pic(k) of the Week – Doggy Love

This snub-nosed adorable bulldog stole my heart. We had stopped for coffee in downtown Whitefish, Montana on a rainy October morning and this stodgy fella stood outside…looking in through the glass but not stepping in.   This reminds me of… Read More

Snapshots from Montana

Last week started on an adventurous note. I hopped on a plane to Minneapolis and from there to Kalispell Airport in Flathead County, Montana. Tia Troy, Public Relations Manager of Glacier Country Tourism greeted me and my fellow journos… Read More

A River Runs Through It

Photo by Esha Samajpati. All rights reserved © The state of Montana is home to the widely popular Glacier National Park. Scores of activities and plenty of wildlife are the main draws. Second day of my week long… Read More

It’s Raining Huckleberries

  During dinner at the Izaak Walton Inn in Essex last night, we found the menu dotted with tiny purple-green images of huckleberries, a kind of wild mountain berry native to the Pacific Northwest. Apart from being a… Read More

Giddyup!

Bar W Guest Ranch. Photo by Esha Samajpati. All rights reserved © Big Sky Country, as Montana is often known as is home to cowboys (and cowgirls), fly fishermen, bears, mountain lions and very friendly people. I have been here for… Read More

Horseback Riding in Montana

Dave, Andrew and Ashley at the Bar W Guest Ranch in Montana, photo by Esha Samajpati. All rights reserved © I arrived in Kalispell, Montana yesterday all set to spend an entire week exploring America’s fourth largest state. Tia Troy (Public Relations Manager at… Read More