Bruce Lee is buried in Lake View Cemetery next to his son Brandon, who died in 1993. (Photo by Chetanya Robinson)

Bruce Lee’s grave: Seattle landmark, global attraction

More than 40 years after the death of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, visitors from around the world pay homage at his Seattle gravesite.
Apr 10, 2015
A porter in Maguina, Cusco, Peru. (Photo from Flickr by Filipe Fortes)

The road to Machu Picchu, traveled on the backs of its builders

A tourist trek on the Inca Trail reveals a centuries old system of bondage.
Apr 7, 2014
In "Beijing Meets Seattle" Actress Tang Wei plays a materialistic woman who travels to Seattle to give birth to the child of her married Beijing lover.

Movie romance wooing Chinese tourists to Seattle

Chinese blockbuster "Beijing Meets Seattle" has a young generation in China swooning over our city.
Jan 31, 2014
A street scene from Yazd, Iran. (Photo by Nate Robert).

New doors opening for travel to Iran

A recent boom in tourism to Iran has sparked excitement in the Seattle travel community. It’s also created a new sense of hope for Iranian American youth like me that we might finally be able to visit the country our parents fled decades ago. The Financial Times recently placed Iran at the top of its list […]
Jan 28, 2014
(Illustration by Sara McCaslin)

10 tips for Brits living in Seattle

How to get on in the Emerald City without coming off like a barmy wanker.
Dec 19, 2013
Over the last decade Cartagena's Getsemaní neighborhood has transformed, stamping out crime and welcoming tourists. (Photo by Wesley Tomaselli)

Can cultural tourism clean up Colombia’s image abroad?

Once known for brothels and drugs, an old quarter of Cartagena is experiencing big changes as part of a nation-wide cultural makeover.
Sep 17, 2013