May Day rallies around the world
People in Turkey, Chile, Ivory Coast, Cuba and more marked the international workers' day of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations.
May 2, 2017
Young Europeans eye U.S. election as crucial test for democracy
by Aaron Fishbone
Young Europeans we asked said American elections still matter because American values like democracy and multiculturalism still matter.
Nov 4, 2016
Britain votes to leave EU
The Leave campaign was driven by concerns over immigration, loss of sovereignty and remote rule from Brussels.
Jun 23, 2016
A former expat’s ode to Rome
by Katy Sewall
Being an ex-expat raises questions: If you move home, will it feel right? If you revisit the foreign city where you once lived, will you find it the same?
Feb 8, 2016
Erdogan and AK Party win in Turkey election
President Tayyip Erdogan cast the return of Turkey to single-party rule as a vote for stability, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism.
Nov 2, 2015
Grassroots gathering to explore bringing Syrian refugees to Seattle
by Venice Buhain
Worldwide focus on the Syrian refugee crisis grew this week, as pictures emerged of a Syrian toddler who drowned while his family tried to reach Greece.
Sep 3, 2015
Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks
European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.
Aug 31, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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