Finding Nirvana at The Mark Hopkins Hotel Lounge

  One of my favorite perks when staying at a hotel is getting access to its club level lounge when it has one. Some disappoint, and others make me regret I can’t stay longer. Last week my son and I had the privilege of staying at San Francisco’s iconic Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel. After being… Read More

How we liked San Francisco International Airport Centurion Lounge

  As an American Express Platinum Member, visiting one of the Centurion Lounges has been on my bucket list for some time. Last week I finally got a chance to try out the San Francisco International airport’s Centurion Lounge. Oddly enough, I managed to pass it twice times in the past year but never went… Read More

8 Best Cities to Watch July 4th Fireworks

  To Americans, July 4th signifies the day our Founding Fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence which stated that the thirteen original colonies had officially separated from England. Therefore, it is considered to be the United States of America’s Birthday.Every year, Americans celebrate this separation with cook-outs, family gatherings, festivals, parades.But for many, the best part… Read More

Day Trip with the San Francisco All Inclusive Go Card

For many people, San Francisco is synonymous with the Golden Gate Bridge. But ‘the city by the Bay’  is a vibrant city that offers so much more. In fact, it has a plethora of attractions jam-packed into a 7-mile radius that can entertain even the most experienced city explorers. Thanks to the San Francisco All-Inclusive… Read More

City Sightseeing with San Francisco’s Hop On Hop Off Bus

Many movies set in San Francisco will show a Hop On Hop Off bus at some point – a brightly colored, usually red bus where riders can sit on top and take pictures of famous attractions while listening to a tour guide. These buses run through Downtown  San Francisco, showing passengers areas like Union Square… Read More

Family Stay at the Fairmont San Francisco Hotel

  Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, with its picturesque sights and a rich history dating back to the mid-1800s, you will find the flagship of the luxury, world-renowned Fairmont hotels, and resorts. The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel, where elegance meets excellence, proudly boasts panoramic views of the Bay. The hotel’s location is also the only place… Read More

Fun at San Francisco’s Musee Mechanique

  If you’re ever on the Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, don’t miss the Musee Mechanique. This unique, admission free, family museum in San Francisco showcases over 300 mechanical machines. The Musee , located on the waterfront is one of the largest privately owned collections in the world. The collection includes coin-operated fortune tellers, mutoscopes, antique arcade… Read More

Taking the Kids to the Walt Disney Museum San Francisco

As an avid Disney fan, our son had been begging to visit the Disney Family Museum for the past year. Last week while attending the “BlogHer 2014” conference in San Jose we finally got the chance to grant his wish and ventured into San Francisco for a tour. The museum run by the Disney family… Read More

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