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Budapest

“With a unique youthful atmosphere, world-class classical music scene, a pulsating nightlife, and an exceptional offer of natural thermal baths, Budapest is one of Europe's most delightful and enjoyable cities.”

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Amman

“Amman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It forms a great base for exploring the Country. Anything can be found in Amman if one asks.”

Oaxaca

Mexico has a rich history of cultural transformations, breathtaking landscapes, unique music, dance traditions and food. Mexico, one of the richest countries in term of biological diversity, spreads across 1.92 million square km harbouring a wealth of ecosystems and species. A variety of unequaled ecosystems such as rainforest, volcanoes, reefs, caves, mountains, deserts can be found scattered across the country.

Paris

“Dubbed the City of Light and Capital of Fashion, this city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with about 14 million tourists annually.”

New York

“From the dazzling signs of Times of Square to the vivid beauty of Central Park, from the Statue of Liberty by the harbour to the towering Empire State Building over Manhattan’s iconic skyline. The city’s neighbourhoods and streets are so symbolic they have become deep-rooted into American consciousness”

Mumbai

“Mumbai is the result of seven islands on the Konkan coastline that joined over time. The city’s eclectic nature is symbolized with the presence of the globally influential Bollywood film industry. Mumbai is truly an Indian cosmopolitan city with a sense of busyness that never sleeps. ”

Shanghai

“Shanghai portrays a unique blend of old history and futurism; with its skyline and immense architectural landmarks lining the Bund to the rickety charm of the Old Town and the leafy backstreets of the former French Concession. Its truly a city that just begs for gastronomic wandering.”

Copenhagen

“Copenhagen positions itself as the geographical link between the Nordics and Western Europe. Its also a place where old fairy tales converge with elegant modern architecture and best in class design; where melodic jazz mixes with the crisp electronica music from one of Copenhagen’s basements, truly a symphony!”

Vienna

“Vienna is famous for its exquisite standards, supported by the calm yet elegant lifestyle. Its rich musical history makes the city quite a pilgrimage point for classical music worshippers; It is truly Austria’s artistic, cultural, economic and political center in every sense.”

Barcelona

“Barcelona is a large historic port located on the northeastern Spain by the Mediterranean. Its many faces; the medieval Old Town, unique street and urban planning, sandy beaches, green parks and prominent buildings designed by famous architect make Barcelona a symbol of modern serenity to many.”

Istanbul

“Istanbul is a historical city that confidently maintains its borders between Europe and Asia for millennia and as a result, you witness a medieval metropolis and the Modern Middle East. A second Rome; a city where you must most definitely roam and experience the cultural excitement that lie around each corner.”

Madrid

“Madrid is Spain’s largest and capital city known for its joyous culture and important architectural heritage. The cityscape is embezzled with grand avenues, plazas, monuments and well recognised art galleries. Nor does this city disappoint in gastronomy with fresh offerings right around every corner and a festive nightlife lasting till dawn.”

Lisbon

“The paradise city in the westernmost parts of Europe showcasing its old-time charm and allowing one to free their mind alongside the calm waters of the beaches while dining on fresh coastal cuisine. Lisbon is a potpourri of culture, history and strong Portuguese heritage. ”

Amsterdam

“Amsterdam is a city filled with lovely canals, impressive architecture and more than a thousand bridges. There is something for every traveler’s taste, from culture and history, partying or just to take a vacation with the chart of an old European city. Maybe that’s a reason why its colloquially known as the Venice of the North.”

Dubai

“Dubai is the commercial hub of Middle East which attracted the world’s attention through innovative construction projects and sport events. The city is symbolized by its skyscrapers and in addition to ambitious development projects, it also boasts some of the world’s largest and extraordinary shopping malls.”

Prague

“The city’s historic buildings and winding streets are a testament to its centuries-old role as the capital of Bohemia. This atmosphere is combined with a certain quirkiness that embraces the entire city; from the castle to the river, Prague is truly a city of medieval charm.”

San Francisco

“San Francisco provides an abundance of treasures for its travelers, from the windswept and foggy bay to its meandering hills positioned by Victorian homes that command spectacular scenery over the city. SF varies wildly from the Chinatown to the hipster vibe of the Castro and the gleaming skyscrapers built along the city’s Silicon Valley.”

Chicago

“Chicago is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper. With a wealth of iconic sights and neighborhoods to explore, there’s enough to fill a visit of days, weeks, or even months without ever seeing the end.”

London

“Vibrant, multicultural and full of life, London remains the most visited international capital for culture, fashion, music, and finance since the 18th century due to its centricity for global trade.”

Berlin

“Capital city famous for its multi-culture, vibrant nightlife, plenty cafés, street art, historic museums and places of cultural interest. Berlin’s heritage is contributed by a series of tumultuous events resulting in its many distinctive neighbourhoods, each offering its unique charm.”

Places to See

Camera Obscura

Dark room with holographic projections and views over the coast

Ferry Building Marketplace

Organic farmers market with food stalls

de Young

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Contemporary art museum with Friday cocktails and shows

The Castro Theatre

Historic theatre playing movies and performances

Yerba Buena Gardens

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Cultural playground with cinemas, galleries and food

Baker Beach

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Clothing-optional beach overlooking the golden gate bridge

Xanadu Gallery

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Boutique museum of African and Asian cultural artefacts

Mission Bowling Club

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Upscale bowling alley with drinks and dining

Dandelion Chocolate

Independent chocolate factory with tours and a café

BATS Improv

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Performing arts theatre hosting improv musicals and shows

Twin Peaks

Urban hike with a scenic view of San Francisco

Wave Organ

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Acoustic sculpture powered by the ocean waves

Dolores Park

Recreational park with open air movie theatres and ice cream

Clarion Alley

Street art and murals with Latin-American influences

Land’s End Trail

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Short trail across the historic Sutro Baths with an ocean view

Exploratorium

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Science museum that allows to ask question & question answers

Alcatraz Islands

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Take a ferry to the former federal prison located on an island

Places to Eat

Coletta Gelato

Petite ice-cream shop serving flavors with traditional Italian method

$ Greens

Waterfront restaurant serving the best of world’s vegetarian food

Aziza

Intimate Morrocan restaurant serving contemporary arab cuisine and drinks

Gitane

Vintage restaurant serving a potpourri of Spanish and Middle Eastern cuisine

$Craftsman and Wolves

Gourmet café serving innovative croissants and muffins

Blue Bottle Coffee

Café serving Belgian waffles and seasons soups

The Social Study

Cosy Lounge with board games and conversations

🍗 Wing Wings

Buffalo and Korean styled chicken wings restaurant

Bar Agricole

Ecofriendly lounge serving meat and seafood delicacies

Brenda’s French Soul Food

American-French comfort food serving fried chicken

$State Bird Provisions

Dim sum style innovative dishes like sauerkraut pancakes

🥞 Outerlands

Beach shack themed café serving pancakes

$Flour + Water

Italian restaurant with a Cali-influence

Cha Cha Cha

Cosy Caribbean restaurant offering Latin American food with sangria

Warakubune

Sushi restaurant with a belt that brings you sushi on little boats

🍣 Ebisu

Small but authentic Japanese restaurant serving fresh sushi with fair prices

🍲 Suppenküche

German restaurant serving wholesome soups

Nopa

Contemporary Californian restaurant focusing on quality ingredients

Cliff House

Brunch restaurant with an ocean view over the Sutro Cliffs

Thanh Long

Vietnamese restaurant famous for its baked and roast crabs

Sam’s Anchor Café

Seafood waterfront restaurant offering views over Angel island

Taqueria El Faralito

Mexican restaurant serving tacos, quesadillas and burritos

Foreign Cinema

Outdoor space showing movies and serving Mediterranean food

iThai

Thai restaurant offering a quick bite and an extensive menu

Lers Ros

Thai restaurant serving exotic game and traditional dishes

El Techo

Latin American rooftop restaurant serving cocktails and street eats

Lolinda

Creative Argentinian steakhouse serving top cocktails and tapas to share

Harris

Steakhouse serving excellent food with great ambience and service

Espetus Churrascaria

Rodizio-style Brazilian steakhouse

Places to Drink

Zeitgeist

Beer garden serving craft beers, bloody marys and munchies

Local Edition

Vintage newspaper themed speakeasy bar with jazz performances

Smuggler’s Cove

Pirate themed cocktail bar serving great rum

Bottom of the Hill

Intimate venue playing live rock gigs with a patio and bar

Monarch

Vintage cocktail bar with an underground club room 💯

Temple

Nightclub offering bottle service and hosting DJs spinning electronic tunes

Plank

Outdoor beer garden also serving fast food and an indoor bowling alley

Cigar bar & grill

Lounge with an outdoor courtyard and Thursday jazz 💯

Barbarossa

Cosy lounge serving food & drinks in a building that survives earthquake 💯

Comstock Saloon

Bar and lounge playing live jazz music in a fun atmosphere

Top of the Mark

Rooftop bar serving cocktails with great ambience and staff

The View

Cocktail bar at the top of Marriott offering views over San Francisco

Tommy’s Joynt

Classic spot offering American comfort food dishes

The Tipsy Pig

Gastropub serving great chicken pies, fish tacos and craft beers

Louie’s Bar

Hidden gastropub offering a lively environment with music and drinks

The Brixton

Fun bar with cosy booths, soul food and tasty cocktails

Tupelo

Casual bar hosting live music gigs and karaoke nights with a fun crowd

620 Jones

Rooftop bar with an outdoor patio serving the freshest cocktails

Blue Light

Dive bar filled with students on Taco Tuesday nights offering $1 tequila

Nick’s Crispy Tacos

Mexican sports bar and restaurant celebrating Taco Tuesdays

Places to Network

Start-up Grind

Networking community hosting keynotes and mixers in the bay area

General Assembly

Urban school offering short courses and tech networking events

Places to Shop

Paxton Gate

A cabinet of curiosities with a collection of carnivorous plants & fossils

Rare Device

Practical home accessories, unusual decorations and gift products

Aether

Quality outdoor fashion products with a lifetime guarantee

Flight 001

Creative store with collections of travel friendly products & essentials

Paul’s Hat Works

Family owned bespoke handcrafted hat store

Al’s Attire

Bespoke clothing and footwear store focusing on elegance & comfort

Omnivore

Curated book store for chefs and cooking enthusiasts

Sui Generis

Designer and vintage clothing at discounted prices

The Voyager Shop

Contemporary fashion and homeware with a Cali perspective

International Orange

Holistic wellness and spa with terrace sunbathing

Bi-Rite

Grocery store serving gourmet sandwiches, ice cream and baked goods

Unionmade

Concept men’s outfitter store offering timeless American selections

Luxury

La Folie

Ornate French dining restaurant serving snails, caviar and frog legs

Press Club

Wine and beer bar serving gourmet snacks

Atelier Crenn

Fine dining restaurant serving food as an artistic experience

Saison

3 Michelin star restaurant serving a luxurious French-American cuisine

Redwood Room

Glamorous cocktail bar with artistic decor serving as a hot spot in SF

Watch Out

Walkable city with steep hills

Foggy summer weather

High homeless population

Powell Cable Car

Skip the Powell Cable Car Line and just explore the quiet scenic parts of the city