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Seattle has a sort of mellow ambience that has a feel of Cork or Dublin, though on a much vaster scale.

Before going to Seattle, I had not given much consideration to visiting. It was the setting of Sleepless in Seattle, obviously, and, more recently, Fi(...)

The Space Needle is now the symbol of the city. You can take an elevator to the top for great views across Seattle

Seattle, in the Pacific Northwest US, is surrounded by water, mountains and forest and has thousands acres of parkland to enjoy. The largest city in W(...)

Seattle’s famous skyline featuring the Boeing tower

The last time I was in Seattle, it was by accident. A missed flight meant a detour on the way to San Francisco, and I cut a bleary-eyed figure trudgin(...)

The Glasshouse at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Photograph: Chris Carmichael/NY Times
Weekend in Seattle
  • Travel
  • January 12, 2015, 15:00

The sky is often grey, the residents tend to be muted (except when cheering their teams), calm waters lap the green cityscape, but beneath its mild(...)

A glass jug is produced at the Waterford Crystal factory that opened in 2010. Photograph: David Sleator

Next month, Taoiseach Enda Kenny is likely to hand president Barack Obama shamrock in an Irish crystal bowl at a ceremony in the White House, a(...)