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…

Five Facts: Oakland I

This Sunday at Five Facts Photo Credit: GPOakland.com In this week’s #SmarterEverySunday post, we’re going across the Bay Bridge to talk about the Bright Side of the Bay. “Bright Side of the Bay” is one of many nicknames that belong to Oakland. According to City-data.com, Oakland has earned the nickname “bright side of the Bay” because…

Five Facts: San Francisco III

This Sunday at Five Facts In this edition of Five Facts, we will be revisiting San Francisco to feature some very recent and fun facts in addition to the ones that we featured in Part I and Part II. If you missed the earlier editions of Five Facts on San Francisco, make sure to read them by clicking the…

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…

Five Facts: Space I

This Sunday at Five Facts Photo Credit: SteamCommunity In this week’s edition of Five Facts, we’re going somewhere far, far away. Kudos if you know anything about our beloved Wheatley pictured above. Since this is the first Five Facts on space, you can most certainly consider this edition of Five Facts a “Space 101.” If you missed the last Five…

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…

Five Facts: San Francisco II

This Sunday at Five Facts In this edition of Five Facts, we will be revisiting San Francisco to feature some fun facts in addition to the ones that we featured in Part I. If you missed the first edition of Five Facts on San Francisco, make sure to read it here. To submit regions, cities, events or cultures…

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,…

Five Facts: California

This Sunday at Five Facts The second edition of Five Facts is going to be about our very own Golden State, California. If you missed the first edition of Five Facts and want to know some interesting facts about San Francisco, make sure to read the post here. Photo Credit: Pinterest.com The Golden State… If…

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…

Five Facts: San Francisco I

Introducing Five Facts In contribution to #SmarterEverySunday, some of GGU Social’s Sunday posts are now going to include five conceptual facts that you might not know. In GGU Social’s Five Facts, you can expect to learn five interesting facts about specific regions, cities, events or cultures. With keeping Five Facts easy to read, we’re hoping that it will be a rich addition to GGU Social’s entertainment…