San Francisco’s Stair Mural:  Instagrammable Community Project
San Francisco / USA

San Francisco’s Stair Mural: Instagrammable Community Project

The 16th Avenue tile stairs in San Francisco’s Sunset District went from utilitarian, if long, neighborhood steps to beautiful, instagrammable attraction, regularly drawing tourists to walk the length and photograph.  The sunset neighborhood tile stairs is actually one long stair mural, made up of layers of smaller stair murals in vibrant colors.  Creation of this … Continue reading

San Francisco Ferry Building History & Marketplace
San Francisco / USA

San Francisco Ferry Building History & Marketplace

The San Francisco Ferry Building history is wrapped up in the history of the great city itself.  Today, tourists and locals alike flock to the building seeking the raved about San Francisco Ferry Building restaurants, the Farmers Market, or the yummy wares of the artisan shops that line central nave of the beautiful building.  By … Continue reading

Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg: Sleeping in the 2nd Most Photographed Site in Heidelberg
Germany / Heidelberg

Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg: Sleeping in the 2nd Most Photographed Site in Heidelberg

Did you now you can sleep in the 2nd most photographed site in Heidelberg, Germany?   The Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg’s incredible architecture and rich history make this hotel a must-see, and when we found the rates were reasonable and competitive, we were sold. Given the choice when traveling, I love finding historic and … Continue reading

Heidelberg  Studentenkarzer: Student Prison
Germany / Heidelberg

Heidelberg Studentenkarzer: Student Prison

A common attitude among students is the oppressive ‘prison’ that is school, usually accompanied by eye rolling, great tortured sighs and the whine of the persecuted when school and its requirements interfere with entertainment activities.  Not that this ever happens with my teens.  That I homeschool.  Nooooo…. So when I discovered Heidelberg University Studentenkarzer, a … Continue reading