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300 Reasons to Love San Francisco

Original Title

300 raisons d'aimer San Francisco

Forget those traditional and impersonal guidebooks! Follow in the footsteps of Marie-Joëlle Parent and discover the “real” San Francisco.
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Intended both for those who know San Francisco well and for travellers planning to set foot on its hills and valleys for the first time, this book portrays a city that is friendly, magnificent and charming, just like its many neighbourhoods and the treasures hidden in each of them.
Where do foodies go to grab a snack on the run or taste the latest culinary creation? On which beach can you immerse yourself in a good book, all the while having a fantastic view of the Golden Gate Bridge? Where are the counterculture hotspots? How can you find the perfect geek gift for a brother-in-law who dreams about Silicon Valley? What is THE drink to order in the most “in” bar? What choices should you make when you just have one day to explorer the Napa Valley AND Sonoma Valley wine routes? Where do you go to spend an hour admiring the most beautiful Victorian houses? And above all: what are the well-kept secrets that will show us the city through the eyes of San Franciscans, far from the tourist hordes?
Boldly urban and modern in design, the book is full of candid photos and divided into 12 geographic chapters covering all of the city's neighbourhoods. Whether you're on the spot or snuggled into an armchair in your living room, wander the streets of the third largest tourism destination in the United States and surrender to the charm of this surprising place!

Strong points
- A far cry from conventional tourist guidebooks, this collection offers guides that are lively and evocative, reflecting the author's personality as much as that of the inhabitants of the city in question.
- The book contains nearly a thousand useful addresses and must-see spots in San Francisco, including restaurants, bars, museums, boutiques, hotels and unusual places.
- Profiles of typical or significant personalities from the city's various neighbourhoods are found throughout the text and set the tone for a colourful, unique guidebook. See complete product information (French)
Price : 
29.95 $ CAD
Publication date : 
October 2016
Category : 
Sports and Leisure
Pages : 
288 pages


Marie-Joëlle Parent

Marie-Joëlle Parent

A resident of New York since January 2009, Marie-Joëlle Parent is a journalist. You can follow her on the social networks she writes for at a pace that rivals New York City's. Her Instagram account earned a spot among the “top 10 accounts to follow” in 2013, according to the French magazine Le Nouvel Observateur. See full author information (French)

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