Seattle is a geographically constrained area and yet there are forty distinct neighborhoods, each with its own character and appeal. The town was primarily "about" craftsman homes with water views for a long town. Recent developments have focused on urban density and infill projects, and resulted in walkable downtown districts such as Belltown and South Lake Waterfront.
Seattle is no longer just a sleepy espresso town. Beginning in the 1990s, major shopping and entertainment brands come into the city. Today you will find World class shopping and recreation centers, and of course the quirky cafes, bars, and local music scene that made the city famous.
Seattle is famous for fresh salmon and clam chowder, but as the locals know - the city has exceptional Thai food in Wallingford and Fremont districts and Vietnamese restaurants reign in the University District. Teriyaki and Sushi are also surprisingly plentiful. In this section, we've compiled a list of restaurants with a map to find your way.
The best Seattle hotels are to be found in the Downtown district of the city and in nearby Bellevue. Anything from waterfront ocean views, to the opulence of a five-star hotel can be found here. But, you may also find a few boutique hotels scattered throughout the city. In this section, we review our favorite hotels and you can make hotel reservations.
Seattle is home to some of the finest specialist doctors and surgeons in the World, particularly in the field of cancer research. The quality of life in the city consistently ranks among the the best in the country which also helps to attract top talent. So finding a high quality doctor in Seattle should not be difficult.
Finding a good financial adviser or accountant in Seattle doesn't need to be difficult. We've compiled a list of the top financial professionals, along with an easy-reference map for you to find certified professionals that are nearest to you.
Factoids are fun but useful details you may not have known. In this section, we provide information about the city of Seattle, including the culture, history, industry and demographics of the area. If you are doing research about the city, or planning a move to Seattle, this may be information you'll find helpful.