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(Northern) California Dreamin’ | San Francisco

San Francisco.  It’s the City by the Bay, SF, the Golden City; creator of denim jeans, fortune cookies, mimosas, waterbeds, Rice-a-Roni and the Summer of Love; home to more than 50 hills, 14,000 Victorian houses, 200 landmark buildings and the only moving national monument in the USA (the cable car),  and year after year voted America’s coolest city. Continue reading

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(Northern) California Dreamin’ | Do, Stay, Eat, Play

Every winter,  thousands of bargain and sun-hungry Brits flock to Florida for a booster dose of light, sea, sand and a sheer break from relentless grey skies.  But did you know that for just a few dollars more you can fly nonstop to Northern California instead? Continue reading

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Shaya, New Orleans (espressoCrazy)

One of the best meals I had – and not just in New Orleans … or America … but this year – was at Shaya. Continue reading

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Best Hotels and Resorts of 2016

Nicest digs on the planet? Here are a few of ‘em! 2016 was one of the best years of travel for me yet. What made the year such an amazing time to ramble was, in large part, where I got to lay my head at night. Continue reading

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Best Bars of 2016 (Excluding London)

What a year! Ready for a drink? Might I recommend having it in style at one of these fabulous bars? They’re the best I came across in 2016. Continue reading

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Coffee at The Fairmont San Francisco (espressoCrazy)

One of my all time favourite destinations, San Francisco was a beautiful and welcoming as I remembered, and maybe even a little tastier this time around … or at least my coffee was. Continue reading

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San Francisco: Golden Getaway | #TCTikiTour

The thunder clapped, and the rain came down in heavy sheets. Our California Tiki Tour was off to a perfect start with an exotic night out in San Francisco. Continue reading

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Celebrate the Fourth of July in San Francisco (OneTravel)

The Fourth of July is all about enjoying a long weekend of summer fun and celebrating American independence with family and friends. And where better to make the most of this special occasion than San Francisco? A terrific place to visit any time of year, the City by the Bay pulls out all the stops for Uncle Sam’s birthday. Continue reading

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… or Maybe San Francisco?

So yesterday I was musing about a transatlantic jaunt to New York. Yeah, that’d be good. But tonight’s got me pondering whether a trip to San Francisco might be more to my liking. Unlike New York, I’ve never lived in … Continue reading

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Michael Murphy’s Supersonic Art at the Given Gallery in San Francisco

If you’re in the Bay Area this month, check out Michael Murphy’s “Supersonic” art at the Given Gallery in the Castro. He’s got an eye for mid century modern, the wry humour to comment on just how goofy much of … Continue reading

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