Pinpoint: Seven Hills of San Francisco IV

The city that was built on seven hills… San Francisco has 43 named hills, and as we mentioned in one of our earlier Five Facts posts, the total number of hills in San Francisco was recently announced to be 53. Now that’s a lot of hills. What makes some of these hills really interesting is that, San Francisco is…

Pinpoint: Seven Hills of San Francisco III

The city that was built on seven hills… San Francisco has 43 named hills, and as we mentioned in one of our earlier Five Facts posts, the total number of hills in San Francisco was recently announced to be 53. Now that’s a lot of hills. What makes some of these hills really interesting is that, San Francisco is…

Pinpoint: Seven Hills of San Francisco II

The city that was built on seven hills… San Francisco has 43 named hills, and as we mentioned in one of our earlier Five Facts posts, the total number of hills in San Francisco was recently announced to be 53. Now that’s a lot of hills. What makes some of these hills really interesting is that, San Francisco is…

Pinpoint: Seven Hills of San Francisco I

The city that was built on seven hills… San Francisco has 43 named hills, and as we mentioned in one of our earlier Five Facts posts, the total number of hills in San Francisco was recently announced to be 53. Now that’s a lot of hills. What makes some of these hills really interesting is that, San Francisco is…

Pinpoint: The Palace of Fine Arts

Happy Easter! Before we get into the history of one of the most beautiful structures in the city of San Francisco, we would like to wish you a Happy Easter! Here are three terrible easter jokes to get you warmed up: Where does the Easter Bunny get his eggs? From Eggplants. What do you call a…

Pinpoint: Bodega Bay

The Birds Photo Credit: BodegaBay.com   In this week’s of Pinpoint we will go a little bit outside of San Francisco to talk about the beauty of Bodega Bay. Photo Credit: griefandmourning.com   Located approximately 65 miles northwest of the city, Bodega Bay is one of the most beautiful weekend escape destinations located within the Bay Area with its number of beaches,…

Pinpoint: Alcatraz Island

La Isla de los Alcatraces Photo Credit: HiFishermansWharf.com “La Isla de los Alcatraces,” which translates as “The Island of the Pelicans,” was once an island covered by countless amount of pelicans according to the French Captain Auguste Bernard Duhaut-Cilly’s journal that dates back to 1827. The island, today known as Alcatraz, is one of the biggest tourist attractions of…

Pinpoint: Lake Merced

Curiosity doesn’t always kill the cat Happy Valentine’s Day! As we announced on our first February post, Sunday blogs (#SmarterEverySunday) will feature photography–and travel–destinations in and around the city of San Francisco once in every two weeks. We will be featuring destinations in the Bay Area and beyond as we expand throughout this journey. In this week’s #SmarterEverySunday…

Pinpoint: Sutro Baths

What would you do if you won the lottery? I don’t know about you but my answer would certainly be: “I would travel.” Travel around the Earth without having to worry about my finances, explore new destinations, experience different cultures, discover new food, and take photos. Countless of them. *sighs* Hopefully one day… But let’s step out of the dreamworld…