Tag: Piers

how to be a tourist in san francisco

how to be a tourist in san francisco

Step 1: Have a bowl of clam chowder at Fisherman’s Wharf. If you’re lucky, you’ll even spot a sea lion sunbathing. Unfortunately, it was still pretty chilly when Percila and I visited in February, so we didn’t get to see any. After you finish your soup, do some souvenir shopping. But make sure you shop … Continue reading how to be a tourist in san francisco

how to get a fantastic view of the chicago skyline

how to get a fantastic view of the chicago skyline

Two words. Navy Pier. It was built in 1916, marking 2016 as their 100th anniversary - so I’m sure there will be lots of special events to celebrate this year. It’s about a 20 minute walk from the city center. They have small shops and food court type eateries (and were building more when I … Continue reading how to get a fantastic view of the chicago skyline