I took you for granted when I had you. I didn’t appreciate all you had to offer. The great food. Amazing artist. Flannel fashion everything. Beautiful landscape. Ezzele’s chicken. Cafe Vita coffee. Angst filled Hipsters. Diverse culture (in comparison to Las Vegas…you’re still mighty whitey). The Nordstrom flagship store and KEXP.
Most importantly Seattle, I love you for the amazing quality of wacky, loving, kind, talented, and intelligent people I’ve collected there. Yes, you still get on my nerves. With your ultra liberal policies (I don’t nor do I believe in recycling, plus I like to litter at times…Stone Me!) Your super dog friendly establishments (dogs don’t belong in a restaurant. Period. Unless cats are welcome too.) Your passive aggressive, bad driving and desperate lack of Sun.
But hey, that’s what makes you, you. Although we are never getting back together, I’m so grateful I’m afforded the opportunity to come back and spend a little quality time with you and your merry band of latte loving liberals. Rock on Seattle!
With Gratitude Always,
-Courtney A’mee Seard
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, as every picture tells a story. A photo can convey what may take many words to express. Highlighting a mood, while capturing moments in time. I invite you to join my journey visually by following the_jet_set_diaires on Instagram.
Instagram is a mobile application that allows you to view and share photo’s with others in a quick and easy manner. Along with its mobile app, the site also has web-based pages where you can view users profiles. You can find The Jet Set Diaries webpage here at http://instagram.com/the_jet_set_diaries or follow me on your mobile device under the_jet_set_diaries. I invite you to see a bit of the world through my eyes and experience a part of my travels and life journey.
So come join the visual adventure!
-Courtney A. Seard
I’ll admit it. I’m addicted to travel magazines. I await their monthly arrival and each month pretty much doing the same. I flip through the pages go “oh that’s nice” and toss it away. I hold subscriptions to “Travel & Leisure”, “National Geographic Traveler”, “Budget Travel” and “Conde’ Nast Traveler” just to name a few. They’re beautiful; inspire dreams, yet pretty much repetitive in content. All providing the same recycled locations; product tips, lovely photography’s, and regurgitated stories. One, I’ve yet read cover to cover.
Then arrives my “Bloomberg BusinessWeek Travel Special”. Skeptical (that’s just how I be) and not expecting much, I was delightfully surprised. This edition is filled with some of the best Read the rest of this entry
As a little girl, all I can recall is wanting to visit Sydney, Australia. In all honesty I never thought I’d make it there. Last year around this time before turning 34, I made a declaration “I’m going to Sydney, Australia in 2012″. Due to a series of miraculous events, it all fell into place.
I just arrived back from Sydney today filled with so many emotions. I don’t yet have the words to express my journey. The intense happiness, joy and beauty. The
deep moments of reflective sadness and regret experienced. The bar being set even higher once again.
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I’ve been to Hong Kong over twelve times in the past four years. Simply put, Hong Kong is one of my favorite places on earth. While looking at my Passport today, I realized I’ve visited that fair city four times in 2011.
I feel in love July 2001. Durning my first trip to Hong Kong. Each trip I take, I always return to Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, to see my lover; the Big Buddha. I once went there 3 hours before my flight departed, spending less than 20 minutes there. Just enough time to walk to the Buddha then head back. It’s that important to me. I choose to close my trips to Hong Kong there. Burying the past and setting intentions for my future.
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