Europe

A building damaged in fighting in Kurakhove, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. (Photo by VO Svodboda via Picasa)

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A filmmaker from Ukraine visited Seattle last week and shared some shocking footage from a conflict that has turned into all out war.

Italian and French players rucking during Six Nations Rugby Championship in 2014. (Photo by Pierre-Selim Huard)

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Having Seahawks withdrawal this offseason? Is the World Cup just not doing it for you? You may have a new sport to turn.

The Hammering Man, outside the Seattle Art Museum. (Photo from Flickr by Chuck Taylor)

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What to do if you can't afford to make that trip to Europe this summer?

(Photo by Deric Gruen)

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Other cities are experimenting with local currencies. Would it work in Seattle?

(Illustration by Tess Martin)

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On the joys of being a foreigner — but still getting angry about American politics.

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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

Zara storefront in London, UK. (Photo by Aurelijus Valeiša via Flickr)

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First Macklemore, then the Seahawks and now...Zara?

Taken near the edge of a walkway at the Cliffs of Moher. My dad and I couldn't resist posing with this sign. I guess it's the adrenaline junkie in us. (Photo courtesy Hannah Langlie)

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Traveling Western Europe in a wheelchair can be a bumpy road at times, but it's well worth it. I couldn't believe it. After years of begging...

Double-decker sausage in Freiburg. (Photo by Jeremy Keith via Flickr).

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A culinary tour of Germany reveals a delicious and diverse cuisine, with plenty of opportunities to partake right here in Seattle. I have plenty of...

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Yvonne Rogell, aka the Bitter Baker, gave an Italian focaccia bread demo during the Seattle Globalist Live Variety Show on May 15th. Relive the...

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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...

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Why are so many Europeans dying to visit Seattle? Maybe because we're so much like them. Traveling through Europe last summer, I expected to spend...

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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. In France, most holidays...

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The photo made me stop short, my coffee cup hovering a few inches above the newspaper. A young man in jeans and a Barcelona...

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The legions of Americans taking their winter workouts inside to the warm sanctuary of yoga classes are part of a global trend taking to...

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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...

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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...