Ferry docking into downtown Seattle (Photo courtesy of Paul Schultz

Should recent ferry accidents have Washington state passengers worried?

For many of us Washingtonians, ferries conjure up sentimental thoughts of trips to the San Juan Islands or images of ferries humming along Puget Sound with the Seattle skyline or Olympic Mountains behind them. But the recent ferry accident in South Korea killing almost 300 passengers and another capsizing in Bangladesh remind us that as safe as […]
May 19, 2014

Not just your grandma’s car, Buicks shine in Chinese luxury market

Beijing—Wang Senghu slid into the seat of the sleek white sports car, eyeing the high-tech dashboard design. He had come to the auto show to upgrade his ride, and in a form-fitting black sweater, his hair closely cropped, he looked the part. There was just one thing that seemed out of place: the car he […]

Top 5 international picks for Seattle’s Museum Week Northwest

From Olympia to Mukilteo, Bremerton to Snoqualmie, Western Washington museums have banded together for Museum Week Northwest, a celebration of museums beginning May 16.
May 16, 2014

12 study abroad resources for students with disabilities

For students with disabilities, studying abroad can be unchartered territory. Hannah Langlie shares best tips on how to make it work.
Mar 21, 2014

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Dacia Saenz

International content creator, Dacia Sáenz, knows the power of a well-made film.
Jan 21, 2014

Photos: Afro-Peruvian artists bring mixed heritage to the stage

Last Friday, local and international artists from the De Cajón Project took over the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute with performances celebrating the fusion of African soul and Latin spirit.
Dec 16, 2013

Live Twitter Chat with Egyptian Youth

A conversation with Egyptian youth in Seattle about Egypt’s politics and future. Tweets about “#sgegypt”
Nov 5, 2013
Anissa wearing the UW jersey she helped produce. (Photo by Branden Eastwood)

Threads of global manufacturing tie UW apparel back to Indonesia

The goal: to track down the person who made one Huskies sweatshirt, in hopes of narrowing the gap between U.S. consumers and the lives of garment workers.
Sep 21, 2013

Rita Zawaideh Named 2013 Globalist of the Year

The Seattle Globalist is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Globie Awards. Hobnob with the winners at The Globies, Friday October 4th at Washington Hall.
Sep 12, 2013

Cat competition shows off breeds from around the world

The International Cat Association’s (TICA) cat show and competition was this weekend and yes, you probably missed it. 
Sep 2, 2013

How to get a global 5-course meal at the Seattle street food fest

It’s almost easier to list the food vendors that don’t offer global fare at tomorrow’s Seattle Street Food Festival, 5-11pm on Capitol Hill. With so many options, we’ve compiled a sampler 5-course meal using items from our favorite food trucks with flavors from around the world .
Aug 9, 2013

Bring the world to your home, host an international exchange student

Discover the students in need of host families this year and what it could look like for you!
Jul 23, 2013

Seattle rallies for Trayvon Martin, protests Zimmerman verdict

Jul 15, 2013

Xplosive truck brings Filipino food to the masses

Sure you’ve had Vietnamese pho and Korean tacos, but Xplosive food truck is launching Filipino fare on Seattle’s food scene. 
Jul 8, 2013

Journalist flees Sri Lanka media crackdown, seeks safety in Northwest

Death threats, arson and political attacks came with the job for Frederica Jansz, a Sri Lankan journalist seeking asylum in the Northwest.
Jul 5, 2013
This photo of a Turkish woman being pepper sprayed by a police officer has become a uniting symbol for the protestors in Turkey. (Photo by REUTERS/Osman Orsal)

LIVE from Turkey: Q&A on protests with Marwa Maziad

Joining us live from Istanbul at 12pm Pacific, Columnist Marwa Maziad answers your questions about protests in Turkey and Egypt. Tweet us your questions @SeaGlobalist and we’ll ask them live on the Google Hangout.
Jun 27, 2013

Global activist revives Seattle’s transgender pride march

Seattle hasn’t had a transgender pride parade since way back in 1997. But this year LGTBQ organizers with experience around the globe are bringing the event back.
Jun 25, 2013

Notes from a Bitter Baker: How to make focaccia bread

Yvonne Rogell, aka the Bitter Baker, gave an Italian focaccia bread demo during the Seattle Globalist Live Variety Show on May 15th. Relive the tasty magic and follow the recipe at home.
May 22, 2013

News Roundup – Diversity in Tukwila, Soda Diplomacy and an Endless War on Terror

(Photo by Erika Schultz/THE SEATTLE TIMES ) Diversity Means Opportunity in Tukwila – From Somalis to Bosnians to Nepalis, Seattle Times photographer Erika Schultz put together a brilliant photographic tour of diverse immigrant communities in Tukwila.
May 21, 2013

21 must see global films at SIFF

With 447 films from 85 countries, deciding what to see at the Seattle International Film Festival, May 16-June 9, can be daunting.  So let us give you a hand!
May 16, 2013