San Francisco – Like a Local

Tips to Avoid the Tourist Track

Why I am so completely in love with San Francisco

Most people do not understand my obsession with San Francisco. My mom didn’t understand when in high school, I drove up to the city every weekend instead of hanging out … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Six Reasons Why You Might Hate San Francisco

I love San Francisco, but I often meet people who hate it – and I can totally understand why. This city is definitely not for everyone. I don’t want to … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to do Fisherman’s Wharf Right

Fisherman’s Wharf probably used to be really cool, back when it was full of fishermen selling their wares. These days, it is the biggest tourist trap in the entire city, … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three “Only in San Francisco” Bars

San Francisco has a lot of bars. I mean, we have a LOT of bars. Drinking is a very popular activity in this city. Most of our bars are pretty … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Please don’t ever do these in San Francisco.

-Don’t wear a visible fanny pack. Seriously. We make fun of you guys. At least tuck it under your shirt. -Don’t call it “Frisco” (or San Fran). SF, San Francisco, … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Castro

If you haven’t made it to The Castro, then you have not truly experienced San Francisco. It’s not just “the gay neighborhood” – it is the essence of our city: … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Neighborhood Spotlight: Chinatown

Ah, Chinatown. Full of illegal Chinese immigrants, crowded markets that sell weird herbs, and more cheap dim sum restaurants than you can wave a dollar at. I actually used to … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment