July 23, 2017

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A Quick ‘n’ Dirty Guide to the Sausalito Art Festival

The Sausalito Art Festival is one of the largest and most renowned art festivals in the country, celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2012. Held every Labor Day weekend in Sausalito just north of San Francisco, the festival celebrates the artistic history and legacy of Sausalito and the greater Bay area.

Powell-Hyde cable car

Capturing the Colors of San Francisco

Travel Supermarket is hosting Capture the Colour, a photoblogging contest  in which travel bloggers are asked to produce a post sharing photos from their travels that highlight or represent five colors (blue, green, yellow, white, and red).

Alcatraz movie posters

Alcatraz: Separating Fact From Science Fiction

Recently, I saw a TV commercial for the new Fox drama Alcatraz, which is scheduled to premiere tonight. My first thought? Geez…yet another movie or television show about Alcatraz?


San Francisco for the Solo Traveler: A Guide

With its temperate climate, laid-back atmosphere, and lively arts scene, San Francisco has something for almost everyone. From the swanky, upscale retail stores of Union Square to the vibrant, carnival-like ambiance of Fisherman’s Wharf to the organic, down-home feel of the farmer’s market at the Ferry Building, there’s a wide variety of things to see and do to suit the tastes of almost every kind of traveler. When I visited San Francisco in early September of 2010, I wanted to see and do everything but even after six says of exploring the city and beyond, I still felt like I’d barely scraped the surface of this wonderful city. The following are seven great activities and attractions to enjoy solo when visiting San Francisco. No travel partner required.