There was rain, as expected, when I arrived at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport one Thursday evening. My fiancé and I dropped our bags off at our friends’ home, where we would be staying for the next few days, and we spent a relatively quiet night catching up with good friends and resting up for a […]
Never is a city more magical in summer than Seattle. It sheds gloomy gray for azure skies and stunning water views. Perhaps best known for contributions in aerospace, music, and technology, it has finally come into its own. A rich heritage inspired me to delve into Seattle’s historic side.
Seattle in early June was prepared to chill me to the bone. Of course, I did not look at the weather forecast (record-breaking rainfall and all-time-low temperatures), and packed as if for slightly chilly Southern California. Fortunately, a smile of sunshine spread across Washington and I could enjoy the view of Puget Sound without an […]
While grabbing a coffee is a mere passing thought when visiting most cities – “just point me in the direction of the closest Starbucks” – visitors to Seattle should embrace the coffee culture. Instead of looking at your morning coffee as a means to a caffeine-high end, pull up a chair and a cup of […]
Let’s face it: Seattle doesn’t exactly have a reputation for style. Birkenstocks, yes. Louboutins, no. So when I moved to the Emerald City last year, I knew the challenge wouldn’t be adjusting to the weather but adjusting to a more casual lifestyle. After a little bit of research (and a few strange looks as I […]