San Francisco

The Astro Motel Review: Big on personality in Santa Rosa, California

January 20, 2020

Making the short 2 hour drive from San Francisco to Santa Rosa is always a popular way to start any California Wine Country adventure. After all, the Sonoma County city is one of the best located destinations for anyone wanting to get away to the country side and really dig into some of the most […]

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Hang out with dogs (and a pig?) at the new Harvey Milk Terminal at San Francisco International Airport

August 21, 2019

It’s always welcome news when airports announce they’re improving their facilities, or opening a new terminal. In general, airports across the world have spent so much of the last 18 years improving upon customs and security, trying to keep up with new security risks that exist in a post 9/11 world, that taking time to […]

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Five new luxury hotels you need to stay at in the U.S.A

August 1, 2019

From California to South Dakota, new luxury hotels seem to be popping up all over the place in the States, each bringing their own unique character to some incredible locations. Whether that’s in the thick of San Diego, or the wide open spaces of South Dakota, the following properties are making full use of historic […]

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Hotel Review: San Francisco’s Hotel Zephyr sticks out at Fisherman’s Wharf

January 6, 2019

You’d be correct in assuming that San Francisco claims some fantastic boutique hotels across all price ranges. After all the city has long been known as one of the most creative and free-spirited in the U.S, and it’s hotel scene has benefited greatly from all that openness. From the beatnik throwback of Hotel Boheme and […]

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Hotel Review: Hilton juggles quantity and quality in San Francisco’s Union Square

October 23, 2018

Union Square has long been a useful anchor for visitors set to explore San Francisco, one of the most consistently impressive and dynamic cities in the world. It’s why many big-name hotel chains can be found spread throughout the heart of metropolitan heart of San Fran, with Hilton Union Square remaining one of the most […]

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Unlocking the Golden Gate: Five essentials for your first time in San Francisco

July 20, 2018

Just shoot straight up to the top of the 210-foot Coit Tower for an immediate reminder that you’re in one of the United States’ most beautiful cities. Perched high above Telegraph Hill, you’ll take in the iconic San Francisco Bay and its sprawling urban metropolis, framed by a fog so thick and ubiquitous it has […]

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Aussies Vance Joy, Empire of the Sun and more join Metallica & The Who at the 10th Outside Lands in San Francisco

April 6, 2017

Over the last decade, San Francisco’s Outside Lands has set itself up as one of the world’s biggest and best festivals, delivering an incredible event year after year, with stunning lineups to boot. And it’s not just music, with San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park also filling up with food, wine, beer, art and comedy […]

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Flight Review: Air New Zealand’s Economy Class Service from San Francisco to Auckland (NZ7)

February 23, 2017

Today we travel from San Francisco (SFO) to Auckland (AKL), on board Air New Zealand‘s economy 777 service. Flying out on a Friday night, I was surprised to see the plane not just full, but overbooked – which seems to lend to the argument that this route is increasing in its popularity as an alternative to […]

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San Francisco’s Treasure Island Music Festival reveals line up including Sigur Rós and Australia’s Flight Facilities

June 17, 2016

The tenth Treasure Island Music Festival has unveiled its line up for this year and, for its final year being held on the island in San Francisco Bay, the organisers have planned a memorable list of artists. Headlined by Sigur Rós and Ice Cube, the Treasure Island Music Festival also features James Blake, Purity Ring and Sydney’s Flight Facilities (the […]

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A slew of Aussie artists to join the likes of Radiohead & LCD Soundsystem at Outside Lands in San Francisco

April 6, 2016

San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival continues to be one we desperately want to be at, yet again delivering a line up of musicians we’re green with envy over. Taking place at the Golden Gate Park from August 5th – 7th this year, the festival brings together (unsurprisingly) Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem to headline the ninth year of Outside […]

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