San Francisco Bay Area

Coffee breaks

We’re all creatures of habit, when it comes down to it.  Even when we travel, there are still some comforting daily rituals that we like to indulge in.  For me, [...]

The Cheese Board, Berkeley

A visit to the Cheese Board in Berkeley, California can be as overwhelming as it is mouth-watering.  A world-class cheese shop with its own bakery,  the Cheese Board [...]

Sunny day at the Ferry Building

“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.”  Whether or not Mark Twain actually said this is a matter of dispute, but anyone who has spent [...]

Berkeley Airbnb Weekend

A few months back I decided to take a break and spend a little time in Berkeley walking, bicycling and checking out the newest local eateries.  Since hotel rooms can [...]