Secret Seattle blogger uncovers Europe’s weirdest music videos
by Sarah Stuteville
About a month ago an anonymous Seattle blogger called Videofedhead started a remarkable but unadorned collection of the wildest and weirdest international music videos I’d ever laid eyes on. Most of them are European, with a few notable Israeli, Korean, Japanese and American exceptions. Some are pretty porny (I’m still blushing from that Giant Panda’s strip […]
May 10, 2012
Civility be damned! Why Americans like it when politicians fight.
by Sarah Stuteville
The boxing metaphors are flying about the political “slugfest” at last night’s Vice Presidential debate where a “fiery” Joe Biden “bared his teeth” as he and rival Paul Ryan “fiercely quarreled” It was a stark contrast with the ninety minutes of pleasantries exchanged by President Obama and Mitt Romney last week. At the watch party […]
Oct 12, 2012
Ashtanga Yoga feeds spiritual hunger in West, but few Indian followers
by Wambui Njuguna
The legions of Americans taking their winter workouts inside to the warm sanctuary of yoga classes are part of a global trend taking to the Indian physical-spiritual practice. A love of yoga took one Ashtanga instructor from Abu Dhabi to Finland, pushed her physical limits and brought her in to a whole new community. But […]
Oct 24, 2012
From Seattle to Spain, youth united by a stagnant economy
by Sarah Stuteville
The photo made me stop short, my coffee cup hovering a few inches above the newspaper. A young man in jeans and a Barcelona soccer jersey bent over a Dumpster rummaging for food. Spain is suffering 50 percent unemployment among young people, the article explained, and hunger is on the rise. The last time I […]
Nov 2, 2012
Three reasons Seattle is America’s most European city
by Mackenzie Ciesa
Why are so many Europeans dying to visit Seattle? Maybe because we’re so much like them.
Feb 13, 2013
Celebrate the Chandeleur with an authentic French crêpes orgy
by Bénédicte Clouet
Today is the world’s sweetest holiday, the Chandeleur. Celebrate as the French do by cooking up a mountain of fluffy (yet paper-thin!) crêpes.
Feb 2, 2013
21 must see global films at SIFF
by Cynthia Steele
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
Notes from a Bitter Baker: How to make focaccia bread
by Yvonne Rogell
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
Real German food is more than just a sausage fest
by Ana Sofia Knauf
A culinary tour of Germany reveals a delicious and diverse cuisine, with plenty of opportunities to partake right here in Seattle.
Aug 27, 2013
Have wheels, will travel! Accessible adventures in Western Europe
by Hannah Langlie
Traveling Western Europe in a wheelchair can be a bumpy road at times, but it’s well worth it.
Nov 8, 2013
10 ways to avoid looking like an idiot in Vienna
by Kierra Elfalan
10 steps to checking Seattle-ness at the gate and embracing Viennese culture. facebook: Heading to Vienna in the future? Avoid culture pitfalls with these 10 tips. Twitter: Seattleites can look foolish when traveling. Don't be one of them by reading these 10 travel tips # Vienna #CultureNavigator
Mar 1, 2014
Zara brings international fashion to Seattle
by Tori Hartman
First Macklemore, then the Seahawks and now...Zara?
Feb 18, 2014
How I figured out I’m American (with some help from Rachel Maddow)
by Tess Martin
On the joys of being a foreigner — but still getting angry about American politics.
May 15, 2014
Unusual global sport gains big following in the Northwest
by Erik Erickson
Having Seahawks withdrawal this offseason? Is the World Cup just not doing it for you? You may have a new sport to turn.
Jul 1, 2014
10 ways to take a European vacation right here in Seattle
by Annaliese Davis
What to do if you can't afford to make that trip to Europe this summer?
Jun 21, 2014
The Bristol Local Pound: Inspiration for the Sea-Town Dollar?
by Deric Gruen
Other cities are experimenting with local currencies. Would it work in Seattle?
Jun 16, 2014
What the heck is happening in Ukraine (and why you should care)
by Kseniya Sovenko
A filmmaker from Ukraine visited Seattle last week and shared some shocking footage from a conflict that has turned into all out war.
Feb 17, 2015
Geocaching fans find happy hunting in foreign lands
by Joanna Kresge
Geocaching, the GPS-driven treasure hunt with roots right here in Seattle, is the center-point for more and more trips between the Northwest and Europe.
Aug 18, 2015
Let them drown: Cowardly responses to the European refugee crisis
by Patrick Hilsman
European leaders are turning their backs on what may be the defining crisis of our generation.
Aug 27, 2015