Travel

17 Aug 2022

How Ashley Fell in Love with San Francisco by Getting Spanked

Fog City Fables is a mini-series about true to life experiences of how people with different backgrounds fell in love with San Francisco, published with permission. By retelling positive personal stories, we hope to inspire an evolving culture that can build upon the best parts of our past. The Burner

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Keri playing around on the "beach" - Penguin sits to watch the sunset - photo by Keri Nelson for Simply Antarctica
29 Jul 2022

Artist You Should Know: Simply Antarctica

Every Summer and Winter, Keri Nelson travels from her home in San Francisco all the way back to Antarctica (also known as “The Ice”) to work at a United State research base, Palmer Station, on the Antarctic peninsula. Her husband, Alex, stays behind to work his tech job and watch

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Smoke and ash from distant wildfires fill the air in downtown San Francisco.
15 Jun 2022

The Potential Volcanic Threat to San Francisco

In 1997, James Bond and Sarah Connor teamed up against the tallest and most powerful adversary of the nineties disaster-film revival: a volcano. The plot of Dante’s Peak is simple: a quiet town at the foot of a sleeping giant ignores its reawakening to attract more tourists and property investors.

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10 Jun 2022

We Found The True Origin of Oakland’s Tiny Windmill

Did you know that Oakland has its own windmill? Locals of the Bay Area have cherished the two beautiful windmills of Golden Gate Park. Their large stature dwarfs anyone who stands near them. Driving down Telegraph, you’ll find Oakland’s tiny janky windmill… a dilapidated, sad, graffitied building tucked next to

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01 Jun 2022

Ten Hot Tips for a First-Time San Francisco Tourist

You are going to step in shit if you don’t watch where you’re walking. Most of it comes from pets (reasonable people pick up after their animals), the rest from birds and humans. The city is notorious for it (I once walked out of my building and in on a

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Stow Lake 1903
27 May 2022

Bay Area Ghost Stories To Tell During a Summer Campout

These Bay Area ghost stories are perfect to tell over a campfire. Coming into Memorial Day weekend and Summer in The Bay, many of us will go camping or glamping at least once this season. Even if you choose to tell these over your fire pit or on your sofa,

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18 May 2022

Las Vegas: Taking Molly in Heels is Modern Torture

Rolling Would Be More Fun If Not For Modern Torture By Darci Flatley I wanted to be abducted so badly—pulled into a bright-blue chandelier that looked like a collection of sea glass, and left to float within, running my fingers through individual gems to hear them clink and chime. The

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12 May 2022

The Fun Things to Do in Vallejo, CA

The best part about going to Vallejo is the ferry ride across the entire San Francisco Bay.  The views are world-class, the boat moves at a comfortable +30 knots, and they run on time, like clockwork.

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