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5 Reasons Why Should Check Out Dolores Park in San Francisco.

5 Reasons Why Should Check Out Dolores Park

In Spanish, Dolores means “sorrow.” But, at Dolores Park in San Francisco, sorrow is nowhere in sight. Not even a shadow of it. In fact, this public park brings joy to both visitors and locals. If there’s one public park in San Francisco you shouldn’t skip visiting, walk no further–Dolores Park must be in your […]

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View from De Young Museum.

View from De Young Museum

De Young Museum is inside the Golden Gate Park. But, don’t be misled — the Golden Gate Bridge is still far away from from here. Yes, you can walk but good luck to you. I’d give my hats off if you’ll get there without complaining a bit. Well, since it’s a museum, so you already […]

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Language of the Birds art installation in San Francisco.

Language of the Birds

After visiting the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, I walked a bit up and found this interesting outdoor art installation called, “Language of the Birds.” It is a flock of twenty three sculpted, open books that look like flying birds at a distance. I actually thought like they were electrocuted pigeons. 🙂 Standing below those (book) […]

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City Lights Bookstore and Publishing in San Francisco, California.

City Lights – The Bookstore for the Non-Conformists

If you’re a traveler, you must have heard or read Jack Kerouac, right? If you’re into poetry, then, I’m sure, the name Allen Ginsberg sounds very familiar to you, eh? What do these two great American writers have in common? It’s the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. City Lights Bookstore is a venue for […]

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Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco Skyline Panorama

Where to see San Francisco Skyline

I am fond of seeing the panorama or skyline of every city I’ve visited. Seeing San Francisco skyline in many different angles, is magical. It’s like getting to know the city from afar in many hills that made up the city, home to the world’s richest IT start-ups. So, where do you go to see […]

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Alcatraz Island San Francisco California

Alcatraz Island is Home to the Notorious Criminals

Alcatraz Island in San Francisco (California) is home to the notorious criminals in the past. These are criminals who were wanted by the country’s police system for breaking the law not one but more. They’re known to be feared and had a reputation that could equal that of Hollywood A-listers today. As you can see, […]

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The houses in Castro Street in San Francisco.

A Gay Village Called Castro

Castro, a gay village, in  is the birthplace of America’s gay civil rights movement. It’s synonymous to , one of the pioneers of the gay rights movement that is still alive until today. Last summer, I had the chance to explore the stretch of the gay village from the Castro subway stop all the way […]

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The Murals in Mission District, San Francisco, California

The Murals in Mission District

The murals in Mission District in San Francisco are one of the things you shouldn’t miss to explore when you’re visiting the city. These murals are larger than life and many of them are labors of love from the artist to the community. Their subjects are mixed–politics, religion, heroism, teenage angst, life as immigrants and […]

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Lombard Crooked Street in San Francisco

The Crookedest Street in the World?

Lombard Street in San Francisco, California is hailed as the crookedest street in the world. But, in real life, that title belongs to Vermont Street (on 20 and 22 streets). There are even other streets in the city that are steepier than the famed, touristy street. Having climbed up and down the block, I’m guessing […]

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Hopping on San Francisco's Cable Cars

Hopping on the Cable Cars in San Francisco

Hopping on the cable cars in San Francisco is a must thing to do when visiting the city. Yes, I know it’s a very touristy thing to do but, please, if you don’t wanna do it, stay at home–don’t travel. LOL… Save a lot of money by buying a City Pass to see major attractions […]

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