Why Walks Make the Best Dates

Your Next Date. Planned!

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead

Whether it’s your first date or your five hundredth, swap the played-out dinner-and-a-movie for something that will woo your boo with your creativity and thoughtfulness. Here are 3 science-backed reasons (and 2 walking date ideas) why your next San Francisco date should be a Sidewalk Taste.

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Literary Ghosts, Rebels of a Generation & Boozing in Havana with Hemingway

Word on the Street: 8 Questions with Sherri Caldwell

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

We sat down with Sherri: author, journalist, teacher, world traveler, Mom to three, Rebel Housewife extraordinaire and the creator of our new favorite Sidewalk: City Lights, Kerouac & North Beach Beats: A Literary Adventure.

She dishes on the rise of the book nerd, literature as a travel guide, and the travel nightmare her family can’t ever forget.

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Near Death Experiences in the Pyrenees, Salvador Dali & Preserving the History of America

Word on the Street: 8 Questions with Jason Sherman

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

Meet Jason Sherman, filmmaker, tech entrepreneur and Wharton instructor. He dishes on the importance of the oldest bridge in America, the power of film and the wonder of theme parks.

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Shooting the Golden Gate Bridge, Bon Iver & the Andromeda Galaxy

Word on the Street: 8 Questions with Brian Fulda from Light

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

Meet Brian Fulda, professional photographer and technical support specialist at Light, the makers of the L16 camera. He dishes on his top five philosophies on photography, traveling the Faroe Islands with Bon Iver, and his venture into deep space photography.

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Light Up the Golden Gate Bridge

Light x Sidewalk: A Picture Perfect Pair

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

We are thrilled to announce a new collaboration today with Light, the makers of the L16 camera and a company that is on the leading-edge of its industry.

The first in a series of Light photo walks was published to explore new techniques, composition considerations and uncommon locations to photograph San Francisco’s most iconic landmark: the Golden Gate Bridge.

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2018 Report on Experiential Trends in Hospitality

The Sidewalk team just published a report highlighting 2018 experiential travel trends in the hospitality industry. The report, “Loyalty in Motion,” consists of an analysis of key developments, case studies and best practices for hospitality and travel brands considering local experience offerings. Help keep your travel business ahead of the curve, and download your copy today of Loyalty in Motion: The 2018 Report on Experiential Trends in Hospitality.

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12 Hours in Reawakened Downtown Los Angeles

Art Deco in the Morning, Dim Sum for Lunch, Speakeasies at Night

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

For decades nobody visited Downtown LA if they could help it, and if they had to, they would clap shut the tops of their convertibles, lock their cars and pray the sun did not set on them.

Those days are over. This collection of three Sidewalks shares the stories, cultural icons and context to gain a newfound appreciation for the rise, fall and rise of Downtown LA.

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7 Travel Trends for 2018

Experiential Travel, Airfare Changes & Overtourism, Oh My!

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

As you consider your 2018 travel plans, we looked into our crystal ball to predict 7 trends that will impact your year ahead. Expect changes to your airfare, travel companions and more.

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Top 5 Winter Wonderland Walks

Guaranteed To Warm Your Holiday Spirit

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

As 2017 comes to an end, it’s now or never to unthaw the Yuletide spirit. Our recommendation? Sensory immersion. Go for a walk in a winter wonderland in your hometown and take in all the sights, tunes, smells and samples. We even made it easy for the Ebenezers out there and did the research so you don’t have to.

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The Art of the Pub Crawl, How to Feast on Live Crawfish & the Mission to Keep Austin Weird

Word on the Street with Chris Herndon of The Guild

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

Meet Chris Herndon, the co-founder of The Guild, a boutique short-term rental and hotel rolled into one. He divulges on his favorite speakeasy, belting Bon Jovi in the Big Easy and spending the afternoon hanging with Bill Clinton.

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3 Highlights From Our New Favorite Sidewalk

A Street Art Walk of Shepard Fairey’s Lower East Side

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

Few other artists of the last decade have left their mark on national politics, American culture, and the country’s zeitgeist as much as Shepard Fairey. To celebrate this remarkable artist, this week we feature 3 highlights from one of our favorite new Sidewalks - Shepard Fairey's Lower East Side: Stencils, Murals & Street Art.

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Whiskey Warehouses, Drinking Contests with Grizzlies & the Downside of Traveling with Mark Twain

Word on the Street: 8 Questions with Duggan McDonnell, author of Drinking the Devil's Acre: A Love Letter from San Francisco and her Cocktails

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

Meet Duggan McDonnell, the acclaimed author and Guide of “Harlots, Hooch & History in Old San Francisco.” He gushes on his favorite cocktail city, his worst travel experience and the needs of the “Urban Sophisticate.”

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9 Photos To Inspire You To Explore

The High Line Park - New York City

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

The High Line is a prime example of New York’s ability to to transform, adapt, and re-invent itself. Today the rail cars have been replaced with wildflowers, the locomotives are gone and pedestrians are the victors. The once abandoned railroad track is now one of the top attractions in New York and is ready for you to explore.

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The Season of the Spooks

Start A Scary Tradition

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

This Halloween season, explore your hometown from a new perspective: go on a spine-chilling, supernatural haunted walk. It may explain a few things. And who knows, perhaps an annual haunted walking tour will become part of your family’s Halloween tradition.

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