Sailing Around Seattle in a Sauna

There’s nothing quite so invigorating as stepping out of a hot sauna and jumping into brisk waters. Unless, of course, the sauna happens to be a fully motorized vessel traveling around those cold waters. A successfully funded Kickstarter project by goCstudio, the floating sauna traverses both Lake Union and Lake Washington in Seattle. Guests, who include those who built it and those who backed it, …

Amazon is Building Treehouses for Employees

Amazon’s Seattle headquarters is on the brink of an impressive new renovation. Outdoing free candy, nap rooms or massages, the corporation is going to offer employees a greenhouse complete with treehouses, an indoor creek and some 3,000 species of plants—many of which are endangered. While the irony of Amazon—who creates a lot of waste and recycling with their packaging—building a greenhouse won’t be lost on …

Filson Factory Tour

A visit to the birthplace of Seattle's favorite "unfailing goods"

Filson’s continued growth is a testament to the lasting power of quality goods, attention to detail and never taking shortcuts. Since 1897, the Seattle-based brand has outfitted explorers and pioneers with equipment and apparel necessary for survival and adventures in the outdoors. In recent years, they’ve garnered a cult-like following from a more fashion-focused crowd, who look to their authentic heritage aesthetic for bags, briefcases …