After reevaluating a mounting wedding to-do list, my fiance and I nixed more adventurous ideas (Croatia, Colombia, Belize) for the lush and quiet Hawaiian island of Kauai for our honeymoon locale. Other than book hotels and flights from SFO we did no preplanning, and it was the best trip of my life.
Summer is prime amusement park season. In the Bay Area, thrill-seekers have plenty of options and lots of ground to cover. Where should you go first? Some new attractions might help you narrow down the choices.
The fever set in at the first sign of the Ferris Wheel going up. The countdown to the Sonoma County Fair is officially underway. This marks its 77th year, and anyway you look at it, that’s a lot of caramel apples and corn dogs.
Warm days packed with hours of sunshine are the summertime norm in Sacramento. You don't need more reasons to leave the fog behind and plan a trip to California's capital for some old fashioned fun in the sun.
Looking for the perfect surf vacation? Look no further than the small seaside town of Sayulita, just north of the party scene in Puerto Vallarta. With its dozens of surf breaks (some very remote and hidden), Sayulita is an adventurer's dream.
Like: Oceans, fresh sea air, boats. Don’t like: buffets, cheesy décor, crowds. This equation kept me far from a cruise ship for a couple of decades.
But cruising has changed.
Eating healthy and vacation don’t often mix. It’s hard to stay committed to the exercise routine when you’re on the road, but it’s getting harder for travelers to make excuses.
SFO’s Terminal 2 has a yoga room just past the security checkpoint where passengers can exercise and maybe even get some peace and quiet. More and more hotels are helping folks bend, breathe and stay healthy by adding yoga to their menu of must-dos.