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    MoPOP, The Museum of Pop Culture, formerly EMP, is a leading-edge nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. With its roots in rock ‘n’ roll, MoPOP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through collections, exhibitions, and educational programmes, using interactive technologies to engage and empower visitors. Twin Peaks, … Continue reading News Extras

  • Focus on the Olympic Peninsula

    Washington State has three incredible, easily accessible, National Parks sited in different directions from Seattle, Mount Rainier to the South East, North Cascades to the North East and Olympic to the North West. All three of these can be sampled in little more than a week, but for a better appreciation, we recommend several days … Continue reading Focus on the Olympic Peninsula

  • Superb new hotels for 2017

    Seattle is a city where hills mesh with water.  Glorious, sea and lake views are everywhere. Attractions at Seattle Center, Downtown, the Waterfront and around Pioneer Square are in clusters which make for a great city break from two to four days. As we described in our last newsletter, a hotel boom is adding a … Continue reading Superb new hotels for 2017

  • Sea-Tac becomes a Top Ten Player

    Increasing awareness of Seattle and Washington State as a superb tourist destination has been a significant contributor driving 8% passenger growth at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This pushed the Airport to the 9th busiest in the USA in 2016, jumping from 13th the year before. The increase in international passenger traffic has been even greater, up … Continue reading Sea-Tac becomes a Top Ten Player

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May 21, 2018

Seattle, known as the Emerald City for its vibrant natural forests and parks, has an exhibition of glass flowers and glass trees amongst its most celebrated gardens and is also developing a ‘sensory’ garden to open by the summer. Dale Chihuly’s world acclaimed art is not only one of the leading attractions of Seattle, his … Continue reading Seattle’s gardens – sensory to glass
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May 2, 2018

The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race departed Seattle for the penultimate leg of its 40,000 nm circumnavigation of the planet, and it is engaging in pioneering scientific research. One of its racing yachts, Visit Seattle, has been fitted with a special sensor for monitoring the effects of ocean acidification around the US Coast. … Continue reading Global yacht race collaborates on pioneering US ocean research
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Mar 13, 2018

  Norwegian Bliss – at 164,600 tons, and 4,200 passengers, the Bliss will be the largest ship to ever sail in Alaska and purpose-built for the market. The newest Norwegian Cruise Line ship is due to arrive in Seattle for her inaugural sailing on May 30th. Seven cruise lines and eleven ships now have homeport … Continue reading NEWS SHORTS
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