Stay Safe During Hurricane Sandy

The movement of Hurricane Sandy towards the East Coast of the United States could have a tremendous impact on travel plans this week. We are concerned first and foremost for the safety of our guides and travelers. If you are guiding an experience that will be affected by the hurricane, please contact your travelers as soon as possible to communicate your plans. If you need to … Continue reading Stay Safe During Hurricane Sandy

Science Meets History with the Invented in SF Walking Tour

I am intrigued by good historical tour and I love to learn about science. Robin marries the two with the Invented in SF Walking Tour. This is a history tour of San Francisco with a twist of science. Or is it a science tour with a twist of history? Robin kicks the tour off with introductions and a fun ice breaker, by asking us “What have you invented?” … Continue reading Science Meets History with the Invented in SF Walking Tour

Fun People-Powered Vacation Plans with Flightfox, Airbnb and Vayable

Curious what a crowd-sourced holiday might look like? Flightfox turned this curiosity into a fun contest idea. They challenged experts to plan a unique, creative and fun vacation using Flightfox for travel, Airbnb for accommodation and Vayable for experiences. All three companies are people-powered travel resources. We’ve loved reading these creative vacation ideas. The first place winner devised a plan to visit San Francisco, New … Continue reading Fun People-Powered Vacation Plans with Flightfox, Airbnb and Vayable

London Food Guides on Travel with Kate

Let’s celebrate Friday with a virtual vacation. Kate has been exploring the food scene in London with Sakhr and Matthew as her guides. These videos are a sweet treat from her adventures in noshing. A Foodie’s Paradise in London on Travel with Kate Hungry yet? Oh, there’s more goodness to come… A Street Food Party in London on Travel with Kate Kate is an on-camera host, travel expert and … Continue reading London Food Guides on Travel with Kate

Feast Your Eyes: An Afternoon With an SF Foodie

What makes Samir’s Eat Like a Local in SF tour unique? His relationships with the people you meet along the way give you an insider’s look into the neighborhood’s food culture. It’s not about posh restaurants or fads, it’s about the simple beauty of good food locals love. I could tell you all the places we stopped along the way, but I think I’ll tease … Continue reading Feast Your Eyes: An Afternoon With an SF Foodie

Sailing the Bay with Captain Bob

One of our popular experiences in San Francisco is a private sail around the bay with Captain Bob. This is a relaxing and beautiful way to take in the city from the serenity of a sailboat. Captain Bob’s guests generously let me tag along to take in the sites with them. At the start of the tour, Captain Bob initiated fun conversations with stories about sailing and Bay Area … Continue reading Sailing the Bay with Captain Bob