A hippie’s guide to San Francisco

A hippie’s guide to San Francisco

Even if you don’t consider yourself a flower child, who doesn’t appreciate the message of peace and love that grew out of 1960s hippie culture in San Francisco (and NYC)? The culture surrounding the hippie movement of the ’60s had a huge influence on the city — one that you...

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Evening stroll along the San Francisco Embarcadero

Evening stroll along the San Francisco Embarcadero

If you’re going to San Francisco….be sure to stroll the Embarcadero! We love that no matter the time of year you find yourself in San Fran, the weather is perfect for an evening stroll – and how magical does the bridge look at dusk! The San Francisco Embarcadero is the...

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Photo Of The Week: Octopi In The Sky

Photo Of The Week: Octopi In The Sky

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an octopus?! Our friends at San Francisco Urban Adventures had their eyes on the skies this weekend during the Berkeley Kite Festival. Only a short drive from San Fran, this awesome local festival showcases the best kite sights with the incredible Octopile fleet...

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Photo of the Week: Red, White, and Blue

Photo of the Week: Red, White, and Blue

In honour of the Fourth of July and this month’s Local Mission to find your best red, white, and blue photos on Instagram, we thought it was only right to post this awesome street performer live from the streets of San Francisco. San Francisco Urban Adventures couldn’t help themselves from pressing...

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Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are—from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started as a...

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Unexpected Wonders of the Pacific Coast of America

Unexpected Wonders of the Pacific Coast of America

The Pacific Coast really is something else, and I can see why Americans are very proud of this awesome part of the country. With so many national parks, you’re bound to bump into a squirrel or bear somewhere along the way and the cities, oh man the cities! San Francisco,...

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Photo of the Week: San Francisco’s Pier 39

Photo of the Week: San Francisco’s Pier 39

Pier 39 is a San Francisco icon, and even though there are a ton of tourists, they’re usually pretty outnumbered by the sea lions. One of the guys in San Francisco, Mark, took this great photo that shows just how many sea lions there are at Pier 39…beware the noise...

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