Carol Pucci

Carol Pucci is a former Seattle Times travel writer with a blog at

Day-Tripping: Des Moines by Ferry from Seattle

Take your bike to explore the South Sound cities via the Des Moines Creek biking and walking trail. The ferry will feel like a private cruise.

Dropping COVID Tests for International Flights: Would You Feel Safe?

Much is made about the "inconvenience" and expense of testing. So just how difficult is it to get a test while traveling?

Five Reasons Why Idaho is Off my List of Travel Destinations for Now

The new laws concerning abortion, guns, book-banning, and vaccines will be bad for tourism, a key industry in Idaho, but most Idaho businesses have been silent.