Travel

3 Places To Consider When Moving Out West

UNITED STATES—If you're overwhelmed at work and want to live in a place that feels a little more like an extended vacation: moving out West can feel tempting.  Not only is there more to do and see, but the weather and people here are also so vastly different that it can feel like moving to a foreign country at...

Travel Expectations

UNITED STATES—It does appear we are getting back to a hint of normalcy America. Many states across the country are starting to fully reopen, even though a vast majority of Americans are still unvaccinated. Look, there are people who are going to get vaccinated and there are those people who are NOT going to get vaccinated. No matter what...

CDC Authorizes Cruise Ships To Sale Again Under New Conditions

UNITED STATES —The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Friday, Oct. 30, the lifting of the “no sail order” —which prohibited cruise lines from operating in U.S. waters— and released a framework to resume the operation of passenger cruises. The new “conditional sailing” order that was issued Friday establishes a phased approach to restart cruising. It includes items...

Best Alternative Places To Visit California While Major Attractions Remain Closed

UNITED STATES—It is fair to say that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact around the US. This is also true in many other countries on a global scale. When it comes to San Francisco and the state of California in general, COVID-19 has seen many larger venues and attractions remain closed or with limited capacity for...

GM Introduces Autonomous Vehicle

SAN FRANCISCO — General Motors announced last week that San Francisco, California will have driverless vehicles by the end of this year. Named Cruise, this autonomous vehicle does have limitations.  Cruise will only be allowed to be driven on certain streets and will not exceed 30 mph.  Cruises cannot be driven during heavy rain or fog.  According to their website,...

San Francisco To Become Qatar Airways Destination

SAN FRANCISCO — The city of San Francisco will become one of the nine Qatar Airways destinations in the United States according to an announcement made on October 7. The airline announced it would operate four weekly flights, starting on December 15, between Doha and San Francisco. This is the fifth new destination that Qatar Airways has launched during the...

Quite Terminals Inside SFO

SAN FRANCISCO— The San Francisco International Airport is putting into practice the “Quite Airport” program in order to reduce background noises at the terminals and make travel less stressful, according to a statement released Monday, September 14. Besides the changes that passengers will experience inside the SFO due to the COVID-19 guidelines that are being enforced such as the mandatory...

Top Destinations For Students To Chill Out In California

UNITED STATES—Doubtless, all students need to have rest to refresh their minds after continuous pressure in college. If you're a student who wants to chill out but doesn't know where to go, scroll down below. We've gathered the best places to get distracted from students' routine in college. Yosemite If you want to get out of crowds, choose Yosemite Park, a...

Fort Point Reopens On August 29

SAN FRANCISCO—Fort Point National Historic Site will reopen to the public  on August 29, after its closure from March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will open outdoor sites including the parade ground, casemates on the 2nd and 3rd tier, and the barbette tier, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Fort Point National Historic Site will reopen on each Friday, Saturday,...

SFO To Reopen Concourse “A” September 1

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco International Airport will reopen concourse "A" of its International Terminal on Tuesday, September 1, as they expect more foreign airlines will resume flights in the coming weeks, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced on August 17. Boarding area A has been closed since April 1, due to the number of flights that were cancelled during the...