Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco

1. Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge isn’t just a bridge. As one of San Francisco’s most iconic sights, it is also widely regarded as an engineering masterpiece. The orangey-red suspension bridge has been marking the entrance to San Francisco Bay...

5 Great American Christmas Markets

Written by Alexia Dellner T’is the season for snow and stockings, lights and love, cakes and carols, mistletoe and mulled wine, and of course, that traditional Christmas pastime– shopping. What better place to get into the holiday spirit than...

Gay Pride: NYC, LA, San Francisco & Washington 2013

It’s June! Pride time everyone! That means music, colour and marching like mad. We kick start our series of Pride events 2013 in the USA. In Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and New York City, Pride is one of the biggest and...

How to Celebrate Inauguration Day


Written by Alexia Dellner President Obama will soon be sworn in as President of the United States (again). The official Inauguration Day is 20 January but since that date falls on a Sunday this year, the public swearing-in...

Bay to Breakers Survival Guide

Written by Victoria Philpott Zazzle Bay to Breakers 2012 is on Sunday May 20 at 7am – 12noon in San Francisco. The 12k race starts at Howard & Spear Sts and finishes at the intersection of JFK Drive and...

Cycle-Friendly Cities and Hostels

– Written by Victoria Philpott Every day I cycle the 9-mile round trip from my home in London to the HostelBookers.com office. I dread the dark days of winter when I’ll have to board public transport again. Cycling in London works...