Turn Around….Time For The Cable Cars!

When you’re exploring a new city, there are lots of ways to get around.  On foot, subway, Segway and even by that ever popular double-decker bus tour.  However, when you are visiting San Franciso there’s a mode of transportation that you had better not miss, the Cable Cars.  Steeped in tradition, the Cable Cars of […]

Have You Ever Done Something That Scared You?

So have you?  Pushed yourself outside of your comfort zone and done something that scared you, just a little. On a recent trip to San Francisco, I was presented with an opportunity, a chance to take a tour that I both wanted to do, and didn’t want to do.  I was provided the unique opportunity […]

The Painted Ladies

Postcard Row. The Seven Sisters. The Painted Ladies.  Three names for one of the many things San Francisco is known for ~ the gorgeous painted houses, and they are incredible  What makes a house a true “Painted Lady”?  These unique homes must feature Victorian and Edwardian architecture and be painted in three or more distinct colours. […]

The W San Francisco : Hotel Review

When seeking a hotel in the heart of San Francisco there are a dizzying array of options.  Large chains, trendy boutiques, tiny spots with a view and so much more.  I recently had the opportunity to stay at and review the W San Francisco on a whirlwind trip to the city by the bay.  Here’s […]

Lombardo Street – What To Know Before You Go

Cars were honking. Kids were laughing. I was gasping. How were they doing that?  This was not a street I would ever want to drive down and yet there was a line-up of cars patiently waiting their turn to drive down the most famous street in all of San Francisco. We had made it to […]

How To See San Francisco In One Whirlwind Weekend

San Francisco is like no other city in the world and with holiday time at a premium, many of us are left facing the harsh reality that we have to pack in as much as possible into the little amount of vacation time we have each year.  If you find yourself in San Francisco and […]

Chasing Cars

If you need me you can find me in the streets of San Francisco. I’m the one chasing cable cars, following the smell of fresh baked sour dough bread, eating all the fresh seafood I can handle, and listening to the waves crash along the side of a great big boat as we head out […]