Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, I've called Seattle, Washington home for the past 8 years. I'm a full time freelance photographer specializing in shooting special events, concerts, and restaurants in the Seattle area, so these are my main areas of expertise.
I also co-own a tourism business in Belize and am very knowledgable on planning vacations and traveling around Belize and Central America.
Yes, you can absolutely take a day trip from Seattle to Vancouver--it is only about a 2 1/2 hour drive by car, or there are Bolt Buses that leave daily as well (check out their site for times and ticket prices). Often times, there... See More
I can't comment too much on where to stay in Seattle, but I can make some food and drink recommendations! Tom Douglas is one of Seattle's best known restauranteurs and he's got a bunch of restaurants in downtown Seattle to try. His "semi-fancy dinner place"... See More
The best times to visit Belize are typically from January to April; this is when the weather tends to be sunny and warm, but not excruciatingly hot. The months of May-August tend to be extremely hot and humid, and September-December are rainy seasons. If you're looking... See More
I agree with all suggestions up above! The nice part about Seattle is that it is very walkable; you should be able to get to most of these main attractions by foot from Belltown. I'm a restaurant photographer in Seattle, so I'm chiming in from the food perspective.... See More
I agree with all prior answers. Tropic Air is most convenient time-wise and if you have the money to spare, but personally I really enjoyed taking the water taxi to the islands. It's a nice experience that sometimes even has locals on board. In terms of things to... See More
It's definitely tough not having much sunshine in Seattle, but the truth is we get probably a good 4-6 months of really awesome, warm sunshiney days in Seattle. To answer your question about how to cope with it, I suppose it depends on what it is about sunshine that... See More