Seattle Packing List (Winter Edition) Seattle’s winters are chilly and rainy. January is typically the coldest month with an average high of 47F and an average low of 36F. Of course, it can be colder, warmer, rainy, snowy, or sunny. When we visited in December, the highs were in the 30s a couple days […]

  What I Ate (and Drank) in Seattle Seattle is known for coffee and salmon. And guess what we had a lot of on our recent trip there? You guessed it. Coffee and salmon. Although I could have survived the week (and been happy) on that alone, we did try some other tasty food.  Like Indian […]

As our Seattle trip was drawing to a close, we had one last must-see attraction. The Seattle Underground. Years ago, I came to Seattle on a business trip, and that was one of the few things that I had time to do. Since I had an absolute blast last time, I knew I wanted to […]

Since we had been exploring the major urban areas of Seattle and Vancouver for the past several days, we decided to take a little break and indulge ourselves in some nature. Snoqualmie Falls comes up as one of the best day trips that you can take from the Seattle area, so we decided to make the […]

Seattle, Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Photographs taken in December 2016 Back to Main Gallery

We had only been in Seattle for 2 full days and were by no means finished exploring the city. Timing is always key though, and this was our best chance to slip away from the family for a couple of days and check out Vancouver, Canada. It’s roughly a 2.5 to 3-hour drive from Seattle, and […]

Day 2 in the Seattle was a chill day. Between jet lag and a full day in the city the day before, we were ready for a relaxing day. So, our plans for the day included catching up with the family and checking out the Boeing Factory Tour (yes, we are all nerds that love […]

Happy New Year, Everyone!  We rang in the New Year in Seattle, Washington with Nisheet’s family. In fact, we were able to spend an entire week exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest. We spent Christmas Eve and Christmas morning on the beach in Florida, and then we boarded a flight to Seattle Christmas Evening. That’s the great […]

Written by Ashley: I spent the past week in Seattle for ZEMAX training. The training was super boring, but it was still a really good experience. It was kind of funny though because I flew 1/2 way across the country, and the guy that sat next to me in class lived within 5 miles of […]