San Francisco is known for its diverse culture, hipster kind of vibe and giant hub for Silicon Valley’s tech scene. The city does a fine job of staying up with trends, and that doesn’t exclude the culinary world. If you’re a foodie, this city has endless places to put you into a euphoric food coma. Here are the top three spots to check out.
Off the Grid
Off the Grid is a weekly market that calls itself the “roaming mobile food extravaganza.” Every week it brings you gourmet food trucks from all over the culinary map. Come hungry and leave having reached the pinnacle of your taste bud’s heaven.
If you like Italian food even a little bit, Nostra Spaghetteria will seduce your soul and you’ll be happy to just let it happen. Using pasta noodles that are all homemade, the newer trendy restaurant let’s you build your own pasta dishes to match exactly your liking.
Thai food can easily be spun too easily into a Westernized kind of meal and dining experience. If you’re looking for true, authentic and spicy beyond belief Thai dishes, Lers Ros is the place to go. With three locations spread from the Tenderloin district through Mission, you can drop into any while exploring SF’s sleek culture.
When you are home and lose your purse, it can be extremely problematic. When you are traveling and it happens, it can be disastrous. While the event itself can't be undone, following a few simple steps can help lessen the sting.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Santa Monica, California, has such an incredible array of restaurants and bars, it can be difficult to choose one. Rustic Canyon on Wilshire Boulevard makes it easy to decide; the restaurant manages to clearly set itself apart from the rest.
Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.