3 Things to Do In Seattle

Posted on 11 November 2017 (0)

pike place fish marketSeattle is Washington State’s most populated city and is located on the Puget Sound and is centered around water, mountains, park-lands and a dense forest.  Seattle is home to over 550,000 residents and is the northern most populated city in the Northern Hemisphere.  An oceanic climate makes for cold and wet winters with a somewhat dry, cool summer.  Seattle is a favorite for tourists to visit throughout the year because of the city life and it’s worldly attractions.  Here is a short list of things you should do while spending time in Seattle.

Space Needle

The space needle is an icon of Seattle and the most popular landmark in the Northwest.  The observation tower was built in 1962 and has drawn over 2.3 million visitors.  You can take the elevator to the top of the needle to a 360 degree observation deck that overlooks all of Seattle and the Puget Sound at 520ft above ground.  Just below the deck is a revolving restaurant known as SkyCity, which is was named 2009 Restaurant of the Year by Washington Wine Committee, and “Best View” by Where Magazine’s Visitors Choice Dining Awards.

Pike Place Fish Market

If you have a thing for flying fish, then you need to spend some time at Pike Place Fish Market. This world famous fish market is located in the heart of the pike place market and sits right off of Elliot Bay.  If you’re hungry, you can get some of the best seafood as they are known for fresh wild Alaskan king Salmon, wild Alaskan Halibut, Alaskan king crab legs, and whole cooked dungeness crab.

Be The 12th Man

Seattle is known for their professional sports teams; The Seattle Mariners in baseball and the Seattle Seahawks in football.  While catching a baseball game at SafeCo field is fun, nothing compares to the fan experience at CenturyLink Field.  You can be apart of the 12th man, as the fans are considered some of the loudest, craziest, die hard football fans in the entire NFL.  Go ahead and paint your face, spray paint your hair and rev up those vocal cords for 4 hours of entertainment and a football game that you will never forget.

Honorable Mention

Seattle is also known for it’s festivals, events and concerts that are held at many of the large parks and landmarks.  You can check out the rest of the 2017 festival calendar here https://www.visitseattle.org/things-to-do/events/festivals/

 

5 reasons to go to Sweden

Posted on 04 November 2017 (0)

Are you looking for a great holiday destination? Then you should make sure that you are going to consider Sweden.  There are really a lot of things that you can see and do there, and this is for sure one of the top and most recommended countries for tourists. These are just five of the many reasons why you should go to Sweden on your next international holiday:

The great nature

The one thing that you should know is that if you are a nature lover and you love beautiful scenery, then you should make sure that you are going to Sweden.

This is one of the countries where nature is still nature, without buildings that are taking the scenes away. You will not know what beautiful scenery is until you have visited Sweden.

Going to a crayfish party

One of the things that the locals are doing in Sweden is to hold a crayfish party. If you are fortunate to be able to go to one, this is something that you seriously should consider. This is because this is a party that you will never forget. All that you are going to eat at this party is crayfish. And, they know how to prepare this delicacy.

Large variety of castles

Visiting castles are something that many people like to do. And, in Sweden, you are going to have a couple of old castles that you can see and visit. This is giving you a great idea about how the previous generations were living in castles.

You can just ask a local where the nearest castle is, and they will gladly tell you.

Visit the capital city

The capital city, Stockholm is a very interesting city and you will not regret going there. There is a huge selection of things that you can see and do there. And, don’t forget about the shopping also.

From visiting museums to enjoying the water that is surrounding the city. You will have something that you will remember for a long time.

The Architecture buildings

Something that is making Sweden a lot different from other countries is the architecture of their buildings. This is a mixture of old and new. This is giving character to all the buildings in the cities and the smaller towns. And, the love to color their buildings and not have the normal, boring white or brown buildings that most of us are familiar with.

Sweden is one of those countries that are different and unique. And, that it is just a must-see country when you are traveling all the time. You need to make sure that you are going to know the top things that you should do and see to experience Sweden in full. These are just some of the reasons why so many people love going to Sweden for a holiday.