There's more than one side to Seattle. The largest city in Washington state is a major technology hub thanks to companies like Amazon and Microsoft which have their headquarters here. This innovative character is underlined by the futuristic Space Needle, a prominent landmark in the city. Seattle is also forever linked to music, as Jimmy Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Macklemore and many other icons of the music scene came from here. The mix is flamboyant, fascinating and unique. Five influencers went out to spend an evening together in the best places Seattle has to offer. They had loads of fun and proved very clearly that Seattle rocks!Experience an evening with
There's always something going on here - Occidental Square is a popular spot for spending a relaxing afternoon outdoors. Located in the heart of the historic Pioneer Square district, the square offers shady trees, plenty of places to sit, table tennis tables, and boules pitches. Occidental Square is packed to the brim with small shops, markets, cafés and art galleries.
"I live round the corner and take a lot of inspiration
from life on the Square."
A playground for big kids. The Garage, located quite close the university, has everything you need for a successful boys' night out. Fitted out in a 1920s style, you can play until you drop here. The alley of ranked bowling lanes is pleasantly air conditioned to keep you from working up too much of a sweat.
"As a dancer, I stick to a healthy and balanced diet - but truffle fries are my weakness!"
Regulars come for the stylish pool tables, as well as the truffle fries, grilled burgers and home-made salads.
The view of the main city sights from here takes your breath away! The Waterfront is a long-term project to restore the Seattle waterfront following the removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
"When the daily grind gets too much, the view here gives you a new perspective."
Many restaurants and shops have been established here, and a completely new infrastructure has been created with a wonderful waterfront promenade, numerous parks and much more.
"The Nest" is a classy rooftop bar attached to the Thompson Seattle Hotel. It commands a panoramic view over the whole of Seattle, from Elliots Bay to Needle Pin to the Great Wheel.
"I love the view and the really great cocktails here."
At night, you can enjoy peace and quiet while looking out over the city rooftops and the contrasting hustle and bustle of the bright lights below. According to Nelson, the bar serves delicious BBQ, finger food, and the best drinks in the city.
A place to be!
A night out in this music metropolis without visiting a club? Not for us. Havana is packed to the rafters, loud and full of people who love to dance. A different DJ plays here every evening; the musical styles change, but the quality stays high. If you can't get down and groove here, you can't do it anywhere! Seattle vibes at their best.
"My tip would be, don't make any early appointments for the day after a night at Havana!"
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