Perched on a small (yet perfectly formed) peninsula of California, San Francisco is only 11km by 11km – a unique, hilly, foggy city crammed with an extraordinary range of neighbourhoods and cultural diversity.
San Francisco feels like a Petri dish for new business plans.
The Bay City’s best hotels
San Francisco has lots of good bakeries and coffee. Here are a few to get you started.
San Francisco is an expensive town to get a bed in so we’ve made a point of recommending some boutique hotels with a uniquely San Francisco feel.
Get lost in some of the best destinations around the world.
Planning a visit to San Francisco’s wine country has long meant debating the merits of Napa Valley and Sonoma County. But what if you’ve been there, sipped that?
The food here is fabulous – and unusual.
Good fun and great Instagram fodder.
Watch them roast, crack and temper batches of beans before molding each bar by hand.
Why? It's the largest Chinatown outside Asia, for starters.
This cocktail bar is so hip that reviewers keep making snide comments about it. Then they concede it has the best cocktails going.
San Francisco is renowned for its high-quality vintage haul.
Despite its over-the-top magnificence, the Fairmont wears its history lightly; rather than feeling serious and self-important, it’s a total blast.
Not to mention superb murals on the early history of the city, insider.
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