Does San Francisco have crime? Does it have way too many homeless people? Yes. And yes. And so do Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and just about every other U.S. metropolis you could name. But this isn’t a “what about” article because there is no comparison to San Francisco. It’s one […]
Most every entrepreneur and small business owner has had to deal with negative vibes, from the skeptical looks to “You can’t be serious” and “It’ll never work.” Or sometimes it’s couched as a question: “Have you thought this through?” or “What are you going to do for income in the meantime?”
In the 1920s, the well-to-do residents of the 1000 block of Lombard Street in San Francisco decided the street was too steep, causing problems for horse-drawn wagons, early Model T’s and even those walking. Their solution was to convert 600 feet of the street turned into eight hairpin turns. A decade later, it had become […]
One of the most famous bridges in the world, and the most photographed, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has been the backdrop for many a tourist photo. It also has appeared in numerous movies over the years, including “The Maltese Falcon,” “Vertigo,” “The Love Bug,” “Superman: The Movie” and several Star Trek films. […]
What’s the best way to explore the vibrant, historic city of San Francisco? You could rent a car and meander around, stopping at places that interest you, a viable option if you have days or weeks to explore and have enough knowledge to stay away from dangerous areas. Or you could sign up for a […]
Do you know how to enjoy yourself? What’s your idea of having fun? Is it playing a game, attending a concert, building a model car, shopping, counting your money? In most of the centuries before us, people were so busy trying to survive, they had very little time to have fun. It was all about […]
Yosemite Hiking is Not for Everyone We are all individuals with our own tastes, talents, and needs. Some like sports, others more cerebral activities, and most enjoy watching their families grow up. Some of us like to leave a different kind of legacy.
Your Comfort Is Our Top Concern Just because you enjoy luxury doesn’t mean you need to miss some of life’s best experiences, such as an African safari or a private Yosemite hike with your loved ones in the wilderness. Luxury doesn’t just mean caviar and spa days; it also means going with the best of […]
Where Are The Best Luxury Hotels in Yosemite National Park? Reserving hotels in Yosemite, and in all national parks, for that matter, is tricky. The land in the park is protected, which means it is not a place a Four Seasons can pop up overnight.
Luxury Tours of San Francisco and Yosemite The Four Seasons, the Ritz Carlton and the Fairmont are all considered luxury hotels. They provide exceptional service and accommodations. Each hotel, however, has its own idea of class and how to best present that luxury and service. Some are down-to-earth; others are more akin to offering butler service. […]