As a popular form of travel that has engaged and inspired many millions of people since its inception early in this past century, hostelling as a global movement is preparing to celebrate 100 years of bringing people together through travel.
HI members are cordially invited to the Golden Gate Council's Annual Member Party on January 31. This year, in addition to the members reception and board of directors election, we are pleased to host Scott Stoll, a former San Francisco Bay Area resident who will share his adventures bicycling around the world.
Need help sifting through the enormous array of dining options on offer in San Francisco? Wonder what the locals recommend? Zagat has released the results of its 2007 San Francisco Bay Area Restaurant Survey, covering 1,082 establishments as tested, tasted, and rated by 7,476 local restaurant-goers.
The folks who take San Francisco visitors on a sentimental journey via the historic F-line streetcars have added another moving experience to transit history. Billed as a "21st century museum honoring 19th century technology," the San Francisco Railway Museum is now open at 77 Steuart Street, a few blocks from the Ferry Building.
Suffering from the winter blues? Head for the hills and forests, beaches and mountains of the Marin Headlands! Now through March 1, 2007, the Marin Headlands Hostel is offering half off the second night for guests staying their first night at regular price, Sunday through Wednesday, excluding federal holidays. Take advantage of this special offer by calling the hostel to book directly, then prepare yourself for a much needed getaway!