Sightseeing: Seattle, WA ~ Space Needle

What is more iconic to Seattle than the Space Needle? The Space Needle was built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. Today, this Seattle landmark still stands strong at a 520 foot elevation and offers extraordinary views of the Emerald City. The observation deck offers a spectacular 360 degree view of the city and bay. There […]

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Sightseeing: Seattle, WA ~ Pike Place Market

There are farmer’s markets and then there is Seattle’s Pike Place Market ~ this is no ordinary farmer’s market! As one of Seattle’s most famous landmarks since 1907, this bustling market offers a plethora of fresh fish, meats, produce, flowers, sweets, quirky merchandise and so much more. From the moment you arrive you’re on sensory overload…the people, […]

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Sightseeing: Seattle, WA ~ Seaplane Ride

Sometimes it’s nice to get a different perspective on the city you’re visiting. It’s for that reason, that I chose to take a seaplane ride around Seattle. The concierge of my hotel, the Four Seasons (see post), arranged a city tour flight for me on Kenmore Air. Being February, the weather wasn’t ideal but it […]

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Sightseeing: Seattle, WA ~ Chihuly Garden and Glass

If you have not heard of the glass artist, Dale Chihuly, I’m sure you’ve probably seen some of his work without realizing it. I couldn’t even begin to list all the places his work is displayed around the world (see here) but one of his most visible displays is the ceiling installation in the lobby […]

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Four Seasons Seattle

I’m not quite sure what took me so long to visit the Seattle area considering California is so close but I’m so glad I finally made it there. Seattle is a vibrant city with a feel very similar to San Francisco. What finally lured me to the area was my curiosity to experience the Four […]

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