Category Archive: travel blog

The Tenderloin, San Francisco

tying their arms to shoot up I find myself at a loss for words walking through the Tenderloin – seeing people defecating on the sidewalks, tying their arms to shoot up, hobbling on… Continue reading

Lover’s Lane, Presidio District of San Francisco. Take a girl (or two) here.

Chinatown, San Francisco: the Hardrock Cafe of China

Strolling up to the Gate on Grant and Bush, you can tell Chinatown is catered to you. You – the tourist, with its pagoda-style buildings, its brightly-colored gutters, its “traditional”-style street posts. Though… Continue reading

Mission District, San Francisco: Clarion Alley

I spent 4 very different hours at Dolores Park with 4 very different people

I got to Dolores Park without really knowing what I was going to do. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been to this park at least once a month since I moved to San… Continue reading

North Beach: The bipolar district of San Francisco

“Where’s your writing section?” I asked the clerk as he folded his pancake stack of infant “Howl” onesies. Without looking up he replied, “downstairs in ourĀ  ‘Writer’s tools’ section.” Halfway expecting a flask… Continue reading