Hamburg: A Spacious City

Hamburg was one of my favorite German cities because it reminded me so much of Florence, Italy. It was so spacious but also bustling at the same time. You didn’t feel crowded but there was lots to do. What’s spectacular about Hamburg is its architecture; they have the old (warehouse district) and the new (HafenCity) […]

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JoYo Seattle Guide

Seattle is an eclectic city made up of amazing, beautiful, and cute neighborhoods. I personally see it as a baby San Francisco – less crowded, cheaper, cleaner, and just as wonderful. Explore one of my favorite cities with me. Yes, it even has the hills like SF. Best Things to Do Best Sweets Best Restaurants […]

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Best Things to Do in Seattle

Here are the most important for new Seattle visitors listed in priority order. After you finish the tourist hot spots, go discover the mountains with the locals or hop on the ferries to the nearby islands. Seattle neighborhood in parentheses and anything in italics is on my to-do list. 1. Pike Place Market (Free, Downtown): Seattle’s famous […]

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Best Sweets in Seattle

Seattle sweets make me smile. There are so many delightful things to eat, you’ll have to pack a couple toothbrushes to keep up. Join me on an eating adventure! And, if you have a car or are near West Seattle, hit up Original Bakery for their Pershing doughnut. It’s fresh, fluffy, and absolutely delightful. Items […]

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Best Restaurants in Seattle

In general, if you like seafood, you should be eating SEAFOOD in Seattle – all kinds of salmon, oysters, and Dungeness crab! But, if you don’t, do not worry, I still have you covered. We have all types of tasty cuisine in Seattle. Items listed in priority order, neighborhood in parentheses, and anything in italics is […]

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Best Places to Party in Seattle

Different neighborhoods are good for different types of nightlife. Note that nightlife starts to heat up after 11pm and ends at 2am (bars/clubs/lounges). Pictured above is The Pink Door in downtown that offers burlesque shows. Will it be a laid-back beer-belly/pub night? Try McMenamins or The Masonry (pizza and beer on tap) in Lower Queen […]

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Seattle Listing by Neighborhood

I literally tried to put everything I’ve visited, done, eaten, and seen in Seattle. Almost anything where you can find a review on Tripadvisor or Yelp, I wanted to state my opinion for you. Consider this my “Yellow Pages” if you know what that means. 🙂 Just want to let you know but my favorite […]

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Instagram-worthy Restaurants in Seattle

Seattle isn’t the most expensive city, but it sure ain’t the cheapest. Here is a list of beautiful restaurants worth a mention due to their amazing, stunning, almost breath-taking decor and ambience. The food (or value of food) may not be as good as my Best Restaurants in Seattle list, but the interior designs of these restaurants make […]

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Where to Stay in Seattle

Seattle is a popular tourist destination so hotels aren’t cheap but there is a lot of housing available so if you’re Airbnb’ing, you should be able to snag a deal. Maybe even a super sweet deal like house-sit for the multi-million dollar coastal home shown in the picture above. Don’t get your hopes up though, […]

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Transportation in Seattle

Seattle isn’t as big as NYC, LA, Chicago, or even SF for that matter but the public transit is still reasonable. If you’re just staying in the city and exploring, you don’t need a car because there are a lot of public and private options to take. If you want to go outside of Seattle for […]

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