Travel Writings

29 May 2018

The ‘Largest Winery in the World’ is Abandoned in Richmond, CA

Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This week: the abandoned Winehaven winery in Richmond.

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03 Apr 2018

Why Disillusioned Techies Travel to Asia to ‘Find Themselves’

For any working professional, the allure of running away to an exotic locale is an ever-present feeling. Whether it’s to put aside the daily grind to sip Mai Tais on a beach, or

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21 Feb 2018

Bakeries and Bioluminescence in Point Reyes

By Anna Parker Realizing that I was one of approximately five people in the entire Bay Area who had never been to Point Reyes, I decided that it was time to remedy the situation earlier this week. What could be better than dragging a couple of friends along for a

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20 Feb 2018

NYC VS SF: Who Has the Better Parks, Beaches, & Outdoor Bars

SF & NYC residents argue if Golden Gate Park is better than Central Park, and if the rooftop bars in Brooklyn beat the patios of Zeitgeist and El Rio

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02 Feb 2018

I was Kidnapped and Held for Ransom in Peru, Part 1

Guest Post by Robert Louthan. All photos by the author. Ecuador proved to be a very special country. The beautiful landscapes and friendly culture made it a hard place to walk away from, which is why I may have overstayed my three-month visa by just a little bit. I did

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30 Oct 2017

5 Places You Can Go To Escape The City This Fall

By Jonas Barnes Fall in NYC means flash flood warnings, overflowing subways and the smell of trash being thick with moisture in the air. It also means pumpkin everything and cool festivals throughout the city all the time. There is definitely some awesome shit to go along with the nastiness.

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25 Oct 2017

James Beard Awards 2018: More Puerto Ricans Could Use A Win

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM In 2012, Puerto Rican chefs on the island became eligible to compete in the James Beard Awards. They are in the “Best Chef South” category competing with Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. Chef and

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21 Sep 2017

Golden Gate Park’s Hidden Gems, On Bicycle

From Market St. to Ocean Beach, the San Francisco ‘Wiggle’ is a wonderful bike route that avoids all the hills and passes through some of the city’s most beautiful spots.  I personally love to take this route on Sundays because that’s when Golden Gate Park closes some of its roads to cars so that bicycles and pedestrians get free rein. Sunday is also the day that delightful characters hold a roller disco dance party, Lindy in the Park has an all day swing dance sessions, and Park Chalet typically has live music on display.

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