Articles Tagged ‘Travel Tips’

Anchor Brewing

Anchor Brewing September 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the more unique things to do in San Francisco is the Anchor Brewing Company tour and tasting. Brewing beer in San Francisco since 1896 and located in the Potrero Hill neighborhood since 1979, it’ s a great tour for those interested in either beer brewing or local history. Although they’ve...

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower September 21, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
One of the most prominent features on the San Francisco skyline is the Sutro Tower. Built in 1973 and topping out at 981 feet (299m), it can be seen from all around the bay. It dominates any other building around it and is often poking out above the fog layer. I personally have been able to see the tower...

Best Restaurants in Union Square

Best Restaurants in Union Square January 20, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Union Square is tourist central and with that comes an excess of lousy, overpriced dining experiences. Follow the golden traveler rule and look two streets over from the Powell Street main drag. You can still hear the cable car ding at all of these spots we’ve crowned the best restaurants in Union...

Favorite open spaces in San Francisco

Favorite open spaces in San Francisco January 14, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Need some peace and quiet? Craving space for contemplation? Even laid back San Francisco can feel like a zoo. Traffic, honking taxis, and hustle-bustle common to every city is no stranger in California. Fortunately, it’s easy to escape without ever leaving the concrete jungle. Disappear behind the...

Everybody Poops: Using the Toilet in the Bay Area

Everybody Poops: Using the Toilet in the Bay Area October 27, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Had a few too many glasses of California chardonnay? Those fresh oysters, hot chocolate and sourdough bread not getting along inside? Need a toilet pronto? You’ve come to the best place. (The best place in Australia, however, is a hundred times as good: the Aussie federal government keeps an up...