This week, we dived into a few excellent blogs that have some wonderfully useful and interesting posts from halfway across the world to right in our San Francisco backyard. Knowing where to look is key to getting the best travel tips, trick and stories out there.
It’s always great to get the perspective of both locals and outsiders when making plans for traveling. This Jetting Around post is by a Polish expat Pola who now lives in the U.S. and tells us why it’s one of her favorite countries in the world. Between the road trips, delicious diners and places to watch thrilling sporting events, she offers a few quips about everything. In the section about fun U.S. cities, she even mentions how San Francisco was notable for it’s waterfront and Victorian homes.
The Travel Dudes blog brings us over to Little Italy in San Francisco and takes away some of the intimidating mystery that comes with understanding this beautiful neighborhood. For those planning a trip to this destination, the Travel Dudes break down the best ways to try various culinary delights and what restaurants and points of interest are ideal to try. Travelers journeying to Little Italy may not know where to turn first, but this post breaks it down into a jovial and memorable option for San Francisco travel.
This blog is all about the visual stimulation and creativity found in global destinations. Based in San Fransisco, Ashley takes her art history knowledge and applies to to her home city and her worldwide travels. Recently this blogger doled out some great advice on how to experience San Francisco at wallet-friendly costs by taking advantage of ethnic food, free museum days and pedestrian walkabouts.
With all the natural wonders in and around San Francisco to explore, its important to keep energized and ready to tackle the day. Louisa’s Urban Hiking blog offers some delectable recipes and bright photos to show how to create tasty snack and meals for the road. Her post described a unique, vegan-friendly breakfast made with apricots, walnuts and a interesting grain called amaranth.
Seeing new things and doing extraordinary activities can often be the highlight of a trip, but may still made even the seasoned traveler a little anxious. The point of the Nervous Traveler is to push people out of their comfort zones and getting past what makes them scared about visiting new places by informing people ahead of time a few things they can expect. For instance, in one of their recent posts, the Nervous Traveler simply list their top 20 hotspots in San Francisco, paired with small quips and tips about each destination, including North Beach, the Haight-Ashbury neighborhoods and Pacific Bell Park.