Category Archives: california

The City Tour with Vantigo San Francisco

The City Tour with Vantigo San Francisco

Where do you take someone who has never been to San Francisco before? This was a question that plagued me before my most recent trip to San Francisco. My fiancé and I were veterans. We’ve been over seven times combined and so we have our old favourites and a long list of things to do… Continue Reading

A Helping of NorCal

A Helping of NorCal

I work mostly in marketing which means I design a whole lot of banners, literature and upkeep my work’s websites. So it isn’t often that I get to leave the office and if I do we venture to a place that leaves little time for any exploration. This last trip I was fortunate enough to travel… Continue Reading

Brewery Tours with Vantigo, San Francisco

Brewery Tours with Vantigo, San Francisco

Ever wanted to take a road trip around the Bay area in a ruby red Volkswagen bus equipped with California crafted beers? I did with Erik, designated driver, guide, owner and genius behind Vantigo San Francisco tours, at the wheel. Vantigo offers city tours, oyster lunches at Hog Island’s oyster farm and North Bay brewery… Continue Reading

Book Review: Heart of Dankness by Mark Haskell Smith

Book Review: Heart of Dankness by Mark Haskell Smith

Heart of Dankness by Mark Haskell Smith Signal Books Amazon $17.99 Can. Mark Haskell Smith, screenwriter of Playing God (1997), author of playful thrills in fiction, such as “Baked” (2010), essayist for the Los Angeles Times, a television writer, playwright, and now his extensive writing talent can also include an arresting non-fiction novel, “Heart of… Continue Reading

Disneyland’s Unexpected Culinary Fare

Disneyland’s Unexpected Culinary Fare

  After a couple days walking and screaming our way through the Six Flags amusement park and Disneyland a drink is the first thing on your mind to quell your hoarse throat. Luckily, Disneyland thought of the older kids too. Uva Bar, in the Downtown Disney District was a surprisingly delicious way to relax in… Continue Reading

San Francisco Part 2- Little Italy

San Francisco Part 2- Little Italy

Alcatraz     San Francisco’s Little Italy offered various unexpected sights, some gems and some horrific to the eyes. We journeyed by foot from our centrally located hotel and found that Little Italy seamlessly blended into Chinatown like the various hues of a setting sun. There are no borders but shops alternating with Chinese banners… Continue Reading

San Francisco Part 1 – Chinatown

San Francisco Part 1 – Chinatown

I loved the church architecture in San Fran. During my travels I am always fond of cities that I cannot pin down. Perhaps, one could argue, that every city is impossible to truly ever figure out, however, I feel as though cities or towns like Vicenza, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Seattle etc., all have a certain… Continue Reading

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A combination of her first trip abroad to Italy and living in the heart of Canada’s second largest wine region inspired her to live the Wanderfull life. When she can’t get away she tours her home of the Okanagan wine valley in British Columbia for food and wine. Wander full with her whether it’s on a VIP tour of the Louvre in Paris or hiking a vineyard trail in Kelowna.

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