California, San Francisco, Travel

Alcatraz Island, SF

Alcatraz Island from afar Destination: Alcatraz Island from Pier 33. Cost: $30 Time: 2.5 hours (including 15 minute boat ride each way) Website: http://www.alcatrazcruises.com/ Started off my visit to San Francisco with Alcatraz Island! Originally, I thought that Alcatraz Island was the “Ellis Island of the West Coast”, but that is actually Angel Island. The whole… Read More Alcatraz Island, SF

California, Los Angeles, Travel

Universal Studios- Hollywood

Universal Studios- Hollywood is one of the many theme parks in Southern California and it is also a working studio. This year, they have the “Buy a day, Get 2013 Free” for $80. What a deal compared to Disney. If you live in Southern California and can go 2-3 times, you will definitely get your… Read More Universal Studios- Hollywood