Tag Archives: San Francisco

Goodbye Hotel Rex

Our hotel in SF was lovely: quirky retro style, loads of personality, nice glasses of wine and helpful staff so we were sad to leave after such a short stay. We collected our bags, had our picture taken with Max … Continue reading

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The Ferry Building

Our last morning in SF was spent in and around the Ferry Building. I love food, so this was a real treat. The building itself is spectacular and it’s full of shops, stalls, restaurants and cafes. You can buy anything … Continue reading

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Cable cars

Lunchtime, and again we headed for the Boudin Bakery and their sourdough bread. Mr M had one of their famous clam chowders in a sourdough ‘bowl’ and I had a crab salad sandwich. It was fun to watch then baking … Continue reading

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Japanese

Just behind the tea gardens is the de Young Memorial Museum, a massive copper-clad building which merited some more photography. The website for the museum says that: “The building’s dramatic copper facade is perforated and textured to replicate the impression … Continue reading

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Golden gate park

We decided to explore San Fran on foot on our first day and we walked from our hotel near union square all the way out to Golden Gate park. It was a bit of a trek, but meant that we … Continue reading

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Lori’s Diner

This morning we had breakfast in Lori’s 1950s diner. It was pure cliché and no doubt entirely aimed at tourists, but I loved it! It had a jukebox, black & white tiles on the floor, glittery red upholstery and an … Continue reading

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San Francisco 1

The flight from London to San Francisco was great, BA really look after you. Arriving in the US was simple too with no hassle at all at immigration, contrary to expectations! We managed to find the Bay Area Rapid Transit … Continue reading

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