Bad First Impressions of A Tour Group

After some solo travel in Iceland, Canada and the US I opted to complete the next part of my trip as a camping tour with a company which provides tents and transportation. It sounded great but first impressions of my tour leader certainly put some doubts in my head. […]


San Francisco to LA by Bus

From San Francisco I had to make it to Los Angeles to start my planned camping tour and after some deliberation the bus was the best option! $10 Megabus was a bargain but the 9 hour journey was a bit of a killer. […]

California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences and the Golden Gate Bridge

Sometimes it’s all about being in the right place at the right time and on my first full day in San Francisco it turned out I was in for another bargain museums day at the California Academy of Sciences. And of course who could skip the Golden Gate Bridge when you’re right next door. […]