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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Resources for Seattle

Above is a picture of Paradise in Mt. Rainier National Park while I was hiking the Lakes trail. Do Sweet Savory Party List Insta After you finish What to Do, Best Sweets in Seattle, Best Restaurants in Seattle, and Best Places to Party in Seattle (all above) and you really need more to do on your […]

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Perfect Day Trips from Seattle

There are so many trips to do outside of Seattle if you have a car (or if you don’t). You can go hiking to see many pretty waterfalls, lakes, and state and national parks. Or, if hiking isn’t your cup of tea, then try visiting a beautiful island via a ferry or small town. If […]

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Nine Days in Paris

I spent two weeks over Christmas and New Years in Paris, France with two of my best college buddies. We exhausted the tourist attractions and bakeries in Paris. Honestly, you can find good food anywhere. Just go down to the local bakery and pick up some fresh croissants, baguettes, butter, and/or sandwiches and have an […]

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Two Months in Tokyo, Japan

During my 2-month internship in Tokyo, I explored the city solo and with friends. I stayed happy in a tiny, clean room at Hotel Kizankan next to the University of Tokyo, a convenient 2 mins away from the Hongo-sanchome subway station near Ueno. Most Japanese people don’t speak English or are very hesitant to speak […]

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Two Weeks in Portugal

Portugal is a small but beautiful coastal country filled with historical sites and natural wonders. I spent two mid-September weeks there and visited several cities and islands. We started off in the capital, Lisbon, had a day trip to Sintra for medieval castles, had another a day trip to the Berlengas islands, hopped on a train to […]

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Weekend Trips to Portland

Portland, Oregon is a sleepy, smaller version of Seattle – it’s just a 3-hour drive away. It’s dreary and damp most of the year, but there are plenty of hipsters and classy cool places to keep you enticed and wanted to come back again and again. Here are my recs and to-do list: What to […]

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