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Seattle First Takes

First-time experiences are always powerful, especially in the world of travel. In our Seattle First Takes film series, we invited eight first-time visitors to Seattle and had them explore the city through the five senses – the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures that only Seattle can offer. We filmed their journeys and their recollections, creating an immersive glimpse into the city for all to enjoy.

SEATTLE FIRST TAKES | TRAILER

Seattle First Takes

First-time experiences are always powerful, especially in the world of travel. In our Seattle First Takes film series, we invited eight first-time visitors to Seattle and had them explore the city through the five senses – the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures that only Seattle can offer. We filmed their journeys and their recollections, creating an immersive glimpse into the city for all to enjoy.

Tasting the Ocean

Seattle First Takes

Britta – freelance stylist, Oklahoma City native and first-time visitor to Seattle – enjoys fresh oysters, local wines and gorgeous views from Westward on the shores of Lake Union, right in the heart of Seattle.

Consuming raw shellfish may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Discovery in a Bottle

Seattle First Takes

Anthony – Brooklyn-based social media consultant and first-time visitor to Seattle – heads to Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood to visit Fremont Mischief Distillery, to experience the intense flavors and aromas of their handcrafted, locally sourced spirits. 

Letting It Melt

Seattle First Takes

Sasha – dancer, North Carolina native and first-time visitor to Seattle – wanders the factory at Theo Chocolate in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Every sense is stimulated here, as Sasha samples her way through North America’s first organic, fair-trade certified chocolate maker.

Paddling On By

Seattle First Takes

Sharon – web developer, New Yorker, and first-time visitor to Seattle – takes to the shimmering blue waters of Lake Union and Portage Bay to experience the city from a one-of-a-kind vantage point.

Hearing Every Note

Seattle First Takes

Anthony – Brooklyn-based social media consultant and first-time visitor to Seattle – experiences how important music is to the city at West Seattle’s Easy Street Records, where he explores new sounds and styles at this fiercely independent record store.

Rising Above the City

Seattle First Takes

Sasha – dancer, North Carolina native and first-time visitor to Seattle – heads to the Seattle Great Wheel for a sunset ride high above the city and waterfront, where the setting sun and twinkling skyline create a moving experience in every sense of the word.

Swirling Flavors

Seattle First Takes

Anthony – Brooklyn-based social media consultant and first-time visitor to Seattle – tastes his way through a few flights of Washington wines at Bottlehouse, a wine bar in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood, experiencing the unique soul (and soil) that define Pacific Northwest wine culture.

Crossing the Sound

Seattle First Takes

Sharon – web developer, New Yorker and first-time visitor to Seattle – takes a ride on one of Seattle’s most unique modes of transportation, where the salt air and 360-degree views enveloped her in an unforgettable trip across Elliott Bay to nearby Bainbridge Island.

Seeing Color and Light

Seattle First Takes

Conrad – opera singer, Dallas native, and first-time visitor to Seattle – steps inside Chihuly Garden and Glass. Adjacent to Seattle’s iconic Space Needle, it’s one of the most visually stunning art museums anywhere.  
Visiting Seattle in February? You’re in luck! See Chihuly Garden and Glass and over 30 other Seattle-area museums for half-price during Seattle Museum Month. Visit seattlemuseummonth.com for details.

Marching to the Match

Seattle First Takes

Alsidneio – electrical engineer, sports fan, and newcomer to Seattle – immerses himself in the celebratory madness of the “March to the Match,” the Seattle Sounders FC pregame parade that rumbles toward Lumen Field, home to Major League Soccer’s most popular franchise.

Taking Flight

Seattle First Takes

Conrad – opera singer, Dallas native and first-time visitor to Seattle – takes you along on a picture perfect flight over Lake Union, Elliott Bay and downtown on a Kenmore Air seaplane.

The Morning Light

Seattle First Takes

David – artist, Georgia native and first-time visitor to Seattle – soaks in the early-morning sunrise over Lake Union from a grassy spot on the edge of Gas Works Park, a former gasification plant that was transformed into a one-of-a-kind urban oasis.

Fire on the Beach

Seattle First Takes

Hilletje – South African native, concert violinist, and first-time visitor to Seattle – gathers with new friends around a roaring fire on the sandy beach of Golden Gardens Park while the sun sets over the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound.

Smelling Heaven

Seattle First Takes

David – artist, Georgia native, and first-time visitor to Seattle – surrounds himself with the rich, earthy aromas of roasting coffee beans at Caffé Vita in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Experiencing the Market

Seattle First Takes

Hilletje – South African native, concert violinist and first-time visitor to Seattle – disappears into Pike Place Market for a multi-sensory stroll past the locally sourced bounty of seafood, produce, flowers and crafts that has attracted both locals and visitors for over a century.  

Frische genießen | Savoring the Garden

Seattle First Takes

Der deutsche Bassist, Toningenieur und Tourmanager Kevin besuchte die Smaragdstadt zum ersten Mal und erfreute sich an den einfachen, aber kraftvollen Aromen von Seattles lokaler Küche. Kevin war einer von fünf Reisenden, die im Rahmen der 3. Staffel der Serie “Seattle First Takes” die Sehenswürdigkeiten, Klänge, Strukturen, Düfte und Geschmacksrichtungen von Seattle erlebten.
German bassist, sound engineer, tour manager and first-time visitor to the city – Kevin – delights in the simple but powerful flavors of Seattle’s locally grown cuisine. Kevin was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

Sur les eaux du Puget Sound | Sailing the Sound

Seattle First Takes

Designer de meubles en visite à Seattle pour la première fois, Sonia découvre la magie d’une traversée en ferry pour Bainbridge Island, à seulement quelques encablures du centre-ville de la Cité émeraude. Sonia fait partie d’un groupe de cinq véritables voyageurs qui ont eu la chance de découvrir les vues, les sons, les textures, les parfums et les saveurs de Seattle au cours de la troisième saison de la série “Seattle First Takes.”
Sonia, a French furniture designer and first–time visitor to Seattle, experiences the magical feeling of the Bainbridge Island Ferry, minutes from downtown Seattle. Sonia was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

도심 속 오아시스 | A City Oasis

Seattle First Takes

한국에서 조각가겸 디자이너로 활동하고 있는 바비의 첫번째 시애틀 여행. 그가 시애틀 도심 속 평화로운 자연을 체험할수 있는 볼런티어 식물원(Volunteer Park)을 소개합니다. 바비는 시애틀을 직접 보고, 듣고, 느끼고, 냄새 맡고, 맛 볼 수 있는 “처음 만나는 시애틀(Seattle First Takes)” 영상 시리즈 시즌 3에 선정된 일반인 다섯명 중 한명입니다.
Bobby, a sculptor and designer from South Korea and first-time visitor to Seattle, soaks in the natural and peaceful oasis of Volunteer Park right in the heart of the city. Bobby was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

Nourrir son âme | Filling The Soul

Seattle First Takes

Designer de meubles en visite à Seattle pour la première fois, Sonia ressort plus inspirée que jamais d’une visite à couper le souffle parmi les œuvres de verre du musée Chihuly Garden and Glass. Sonia fait partie d’un groupe de cinq véritables voyageurs qui ont eu la chance de découvrir les vues, les sons, les textures, les parfums et les saveurs de Seattle au cours de la troisième saison de la série Seattle First Takes.
French furniture designer and first-time visitor to Seattle – Sonia – gains inspiration that’s good for the soul during a breathtaking trip to Chihuly Garden and Glass at Seattle Center. Sonia was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

자연에서 도출해 낸 아름다움 | Drawing from Nature

Seattle First Takes

한국에서 조각가겸 디자이너로 활동하고 있는 바비의 첫번째 시애틀 여행. 그와 함께 다양한 모양과 색상의 유리가 한 곳에 모여있는 치훌리 가든 & 글래스(Chihuly Garden and Glass)를 만나보세요. 바비는 시애틀을 직접 보고, 듣고, 느끼고, 냄새 맡고, 맛 볼 수 있는 “처음 만나는 시애틀(Seattle First Takes)” 영상 시리즈 시즌 3에 선정된 일반인 다섯명 중 한명입니다.
South Korean sculptor, designer and first-time visitor – Bobby – immerses himself in the colors and shapes of nature at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Bobby was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

在西雅图上空翱翔 | Soaring over the City

Seattle First Takes

孟丹是一位来自中国的商务人士,第一次来到西雅图游览,她乘坐肯莫尔水上飞机在西雅图上空翱翔,饱览城市天际线。 在第三季《西雅图第一镜头》节目中,包含孟丹在内的五位真实旅行者将带领观众游览西雅图,探寻这座城市的风景、神韵、声音、气息与味道。
Mengdan, a Chinese business professional and first-time visitor to Seattle, takes in the city’s skyline from the air in a Kenmore Air seaplane. Mengdan was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

细嗅阳光与海水的味道 | Smelling the Sun and Ocean

Seattle First Takes

孟丹是一位来自中国的商务人士,在她的第一次西雅图之旅中,派克市场里热闹的景象、迷人的气息与琳琅满目的美食都深深地吸引着她。 在第三季《西雅图第一镜头》节目中,包含孟丹在内的五位真实旅行者将带领观众游览西雅图,探寻这座城市的风景、神韵、声音、气息与味道。
Chinese business professional and first-time visitor to Seattle – Mengdan – is moved by the vast smells, tastes and sights of Pike Place Market. Mengdan was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

Den Wind spüren | Feeling the Air

Seattle First Takes

Kevin, ein deutscher Musiker und Tourmanager, besuchte Seattle zum ersten Mal und erlebt während einer Fährüberfahrt die enge Verbundenheit der Smaragdstadt mit der Natur. Kevin war einer von fünf Reisenden, die im Rahmen der 3. Staffel der Serie “Seattle First Takes” die Sehenswürdigkeiten, Klänge, Strukturen, Düfte und Geschmacksrichtungen von Seattle erlebten.
Kevin, German musician, tour manager and first-time visitor to Seattle, experiences the city’s close bond with nature on a Ferry ride. Kevin was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

マジック・イン・ザ・ガーデン | Magic in the Garden

Seattle First Takes

日本の航空会社で働くユキ。はじめて訪れたシアトルのチフリー・ガーデン・アンド・グラスで魔法のような別世界へといざなわれます。 ユキは、“はじめてのシアトル体験”シリーズの第3シーズンで、実際にシアトルを見る、聞く、香る、味わう、感じる体験をした5人の旅行者の一人です。
Yuki, a Japanese airline employee and first-time visitor to Seattle, is transported into a different world at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Yuki was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the 3rd season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”

産地直送を味わう | Fresh from the Farm

Seattle First Takes

日本の航空会社で働くユキ。はじめて訪れたシアトルのキャピトルヒルのテラ・プラタで地産地消の郷土料理を堪能します。 ユキは、“はじめてのシアトル体験”シリーズの第3シーズンで、実際にシアトルを見る、聞く、香る、味わう、感じる体験をした5人の旅行者の一人です。
Japanese airline employee and first-time visitor to Seattle, Yuki, experiences the fresh farm-to-table flavors of local cuisine at Terra Plata in Capitol Hill. Yuki was one of five real travelers who experienced the sights, sounds, textures, smells and tastes of Seattle in the third season of the series, “Seattle First Takes.”
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SEATTLE FIRST TAKES | TRAILER

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Tasting the Ocean

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Discovery in a Bottle

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Letting It Melt

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Paddling On By

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Hearing Every Note

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Rising Above the City

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Swirling Flavors

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Crossing the Sound

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Seeing Color and Light

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Marching to the Match

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Taking Flight

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The Morning Light

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Fire on the Beach

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Smelling Heaven

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Experiencing the Market

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Frische genießen | Savoring the Garden

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Sur les eaux du Puget Sound | Sailing the Sound

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도심 속 오아시스 | A City Oasis

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Nourrir son âme | Filling The Soul

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자연에서 도출해 낸 아름다움 | Drawing from Nature

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在西雅图上空翱翔 | Soaring over the City

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细嗅阳光与海水的味道 | Smelling the Sun and Ocean

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Den Wind spüren | Feeling the Air

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マジック・イン・ザ・ガーデン | Magic in the Garden

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産地直送を味わう | Fresh from the Farm

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