What I Learned From Traveling Cross Country on Amtrak
Prologue A few days ago I took a cross country train excursion from New York City to Norman, Oklahoma. The events leading up to the trip are varied, and frankly, none of your business. But for transparency sake two main points forced me to do this: my mother’s rapidly declining
National Geographic Lists San Francisco As A Top Travel Destination For Families
The World can’t seem to make its mind up about San Francisco. Is it a fentanyl filled hellscape where used syringes and piles of human poop litter the street and wait for an unlucky passerby to step on them like a landmine? Or is it a promised land of prosperity
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
6 Things to Carry to Make Solo Travel Safer
There’s nothing more exciting than the opportunity to travel alone. You get the chance to explore a new city, meet new people, and step out of your comfort zone. But with that, there are things you need to be hyper-aware of before boarding your flight. I love doing things alone
Airplanes Are Packed, So Why Aren’t Restaurants?
Restaurants across the country are struggling because of the pandemic, but the amount of struggle depends on the city or state that the restaurant is in. New York City doesn’t have indoor dining as an option at all, so restaurants there are totally empty depending completely on takeout and those
SF COVID Cases Up 50% Since Thanksgiving
That’s a pretty striking headline isn’t it? I saw this info on the new publication Public Comment and had to share it. You should check them out. The moral of the story though is that Americans are stupid and selfish and we keep doing idiotic things and then wonder why
Poor Interpretations of International Signs That Will Make You Giggle
The fire extinguisher sign was what started it all. Standing on a subway platform in Copenhagen, I wondered what the half circle was about. Kinda looked like a taco… We are fortunate to live on a planet with a multitude of different people and cultures. Try as we might, there’s
This Guy Hiked From Mexico to Canada Filming 1 Second Each Day. Here’s What He Saw.
Just like the East Coast has the Appalachian Trail, us West Coast folks have the Pacific Crest Trail. Running 2,663 miles from Mexico to Canada, it treks through 25 national forests and 7 national parks while traversing California, Oregon, and Washington. A few years back, a guy named Mac, hiked
7 Reasons to Take Your Beach Vacation in Winter
Every summer, people look forward to going on vacation. The hot weather makes it fun to get outside and splash around in a new place. River kayaking and swimming around waterfalls are fun, but going to the beach is one of the most popular ways to vacation. During the winter,