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Nov252017

San Francisco changed since 2013

Before this week, my last hotel stay in San Francisco was December 2013. The price of hotels in San Francisco priced me out of that city. This Thanksgiving week we stayed at Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf and Best Western Cartwright Hotel at Union Square on reward nights. The city has changed in the four years…

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Sep242017

San Francisco Hotel Rewards Map

San Francisco is an expensive hotel city. Too expensive for many travelers to stay very long. Hotel loyalty points can soften the blow, but even with points you need a large balance to pay the high prices for free reward nights. San Francisco is a city where low season dates November to March with low…

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Jul122017

SAS flying over San Francisco

The main purpose of this post is sharing some flight photos over the city of San Francisco after our SAS flight to Copenhagen circled after takeoff at SFO around Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park and over the Golden Gate with views of the Bay Bridge and downtown financial district, before heading northeastward. My SAS flight…

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Dec082016

Lilou SFO Therapy Pig a rising star

Three days ago I read in the San Jose Mercury News about Lilou meeting travelers in San Francisco Airport. Lilou, a Juliana breed small pig, is the first therapy pig to graduate in spring 2016 from the San Francisco SPCA Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) training program. The SPCA link is an AAT newsletter featuring Lilou’s…

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