Archive of posts tagged "california"

Walt Disney Family Museum San Francisco

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. Museum admission was compliments of San Francisco Travel during a media visit. This trip as a whole is with Disney CanadaPlease review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

There are various San Francisco activities and landmarks that make a trip to the City by the Bay complete such as a tour of Alcatraz, dinner at the legendary Tonga Room, family fun at Pier 39, photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge, riding a cable car or navigating Lombard Street. For families, fans of […]

Touring Alcatraz in San Francisco

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. The Alcatraz excursion was compliments of San Francisco Travel for our media group. This trip as a whole is with Disney CanadaPlease review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

One place I have always wanted to visit when in San Francisco is Alcatraz, which is as notorious as some of its former prisoners. The 9 hectare island sits about 2.4kms from San Francisco and has had many lives. First as a lighthouse, military fort and military prison in the 1860s, then as a federal […]

Review: Serrano Hotel San Francisco

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While planning our trip to San Francisco I put the call out on Twitter for recommendations and was told that @Kimpton would be a great choice. Just as soon as I replied to the referrer, Kimpton was adding me on Twitter and I setting up my reservation. I ended up booking our stay with the […]

Another San Francisco Photowalk

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We had some more time to explore San Francisco this afternoon and our post diner breakfast walk turned into a 6-hour trek across town and back with John, Dale, and Duane. Related posts: WordCamp Day Blog, San Francisco Photowalk. View my entire set on Flickr and John’s got some great pics as well.

WordCamp San Francisco: Scott Porad on User-Generated Content

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One of the afternoon presenters at WordCamp San Francisco is Scott Porad of Pet Holdings, otherwise known as the LOLcat franchise whose sites get millions of visitors each day. The focus of his talk is the network of sites that they run which all have the following in common: They’re all humor/entertainment-centric, they’re all hosted […]

WordCamp San Francisco: Matt Cutts of Google

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My first session of the day is with Matt Cutts from Google whose presentation will be “Straight from Google: What You Need to Know”. Matt says that the number one request he receives or hears is “I want to do better in Google”. He says that WordPress already takes care of 80-90% of your SEO […]