Time For A Hike! For those who have been following along, one of my favorite series of stories involves a great “hike” followed by a classic Alfred Hitchcock film…my wife Alex came up with the idea, which we call: “Hitch… Read More ›
Hanging Out With A Very Big Rock! It’s “Hitch” Hiking Time! For #7 in my series of great hikes – and a classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller – I took advantage of some time spent in Phoenix, Arizona…surrounded by desert and… Read More ›
Welcome To San Francisco’s Coit Tower! While The Golden Gate Bridge may be San Francisco’s most iconic sight, the famous Coit Tower isn’t far behind… Coit Tower is a 210-foot tower in the Telegraph Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, built… Read More ›
Ready For A “Crab-Santhemum”? We Go “Off The Menu” And Dive Into The “Secret” Swan Oyster Depot Menu In San Francisco! Seafood As Art!
Ready For Some “Seafood As Art?” What you see above is an incredibly delicious plate of “seafood as art” – a “Crab-Santhemum!” It’s just one of a number of wildly creative dishes from a legendary “hole in the wall” in… Read More ›
You CAN “Escape From Alcatraz”! San Francisco’s Greatest Prison – “The Rock!” – Is Open To The Public!
Welcome To Alcatraz! This legendary shot of a prison guard at Alcatraz is haunting – a solitary guard watching over some of America’s worst criminals, housed on a “rock” in San Francisco Bay – and guess what – you can… Read More ›
The Best Picture 2017! “The Shape Of Water!” Bravo to Director Guillermo Del Toro, who won the Best Picture Oscar at the 2018 Academy Awards! Del Toro also took home the award for Best Director, on a magical film that… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Sensoji Temple Shops Face Ruin! Asakusa’s Massive Rent Hike Could Wipe Out These Iconic Shops!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Iconic Sensoji Temple! Everyone who visits Tokyo makes a stop in the Asakusa district, where Tokyo’s iconic Senjoi temple is – with this entrance: Just past this entrance is a long street, where you can buy a… Read More ›