San Francisco Bay Area Travel Articles

Boxcar Steve – Oakland, California, USA
The wheels of adventure spun inside Jennifer Leo's
San Francisco – April 2003
San Francisco – April 2003 Spring brings with it daylight savings time, and the openings of a pair of revered San Francisco seasons: Baseball’s back, and the beloved San Francisco Giants return to Pacific Bell Park, aiming to repeat last year’s dramatic World Series run. Living legend Barry Bonds and an intriguingly revamped supporting cast […]
Accommodation Redux – San Francisco, California, USA
Accommodation Redux Hostel at Fort Mason So far, I have stayed at only one hostel in San Francisco: Hostelling International at Fisherman’s Wharf (aka, Hostel at Fort Mason). If I didn’t feel it was my duty to check out a few more for the sake of the readers of this guide, I would never stay […]
San Francisco – March 2003 – San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco – March 2003 March signals spring with tulips in bloom at Golden Gate Park, Giants tickets on sale for the 2003 schedule, and the triumphant return of refurbished civic treasures: Waterfront icon and ’06 quake survivor, the Ferry Building witnessed a good 50 million annual visitors during its prewar heyday. After decades of […]
Fisherman’s Warf – San Francisco – February 2003 – San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco – February 2003 February is prime time to get reacquainted with San Francisco’s tourist Mecca, Fisherman’s Wharf: Recently augmented by a pair of relocated tenants, the Museum of the City of San Francisco, and Musee Mecanique, the vintage arcade late of the Cliff House, the Wharf is sponsoring some choice events this month: […]
San Francisco – January 2003 – San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco – January 2003 A turn of the calendar unveils bargain haute cuisine, international art, MLK tributes, the Year of the Ram, and the return of barking buddies to Pier 39 at the Wharf. It’s also bargain accommodation season in San Francisco. Through SF on Sale, a number of grand and boutique hotels in […]
San Francisco – December 2002 – San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco – December 2002 The tree’s lit, Macy’s has its windows done up, and the Powell Street Cable Car just came back online after a three-week maintenance shutdown in November. No better time than Christmas to make the pilgrimage to Union Square, rendered all the more lovely by its recent multi-million dollar renovation. Top […]
San Francisco October 2002 – San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco – October 2002 October brings out the best in San Francisco: Niners Sundays, public art, homage to Cable Cars, Blue Angels soaring across crisp, fog-free skies. It opens with fine weather and goes out with a bang: San Francisco’s top holiday, Halloween: Artists citywide throw open their doors during San Francisco Open Studios. […]
Middle Market, Noon – San Francisco, California
Amy Scott hasn't been traveling much lately but a
RTW Honeymoon #15: Epilogue – Bay Area, California
In this final entry, Sean & Kim reflect on some of their favourite moments and places from their trip as well as their reception as Americans abroad.