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In some cities, getting around via bus, trolley, or train is de facto. While we have public transportation in San Diego, it’s not very efficient for where I want to go, so I opt to drive or walk. But San Francisco is one of the friendliest cities when it comes to getting around on public transportation. Here’s why I love it (and you should too). 1. You’ve Got Options San Francisco’s Muni system gives you lots of options for transportation: Buses Trolleys Cable cars Light rail Usually when you map out your route, you can choose among these various options,…

I cursed myself for thinking with my fashion brain and not my functional brain on my recent trip to San Francisco. The cute black boots had taken their toll on my feet, what with the rolling steep hills and the rain and all. So when I saw the Foot Massage sign across the street, it was like a beacon in the night. It wasn’t just the fact that my feet were aching that drew me closer to the massage spot located on the edge of Fisherman’s Wharf. It might have also been the poster with Princess Diana on the door,…

There’s a reason cities like Venice, London, and New York City are filled with tourists. There’s a ton to see. And while I pride myself on being able to get off the beaten path and veer away from those over touristy cities, the fact is, I love some of them. Like San Francisco. It’s one of my favorite cities. And if it weren’t for that chilly weather and those hills, I might want to live there! There are, of course, tourist traps all over the city. But I’ve carved out a few places that tourists don’t go, and I want…