Knife fights, Shanghaied sailors and beatnik carousers; San Francisco's tumultuous history is on display in two distinct walking tours.
Byron Bay based writer and photographer Guy Wilkinson enjoys writing travel yarns themed around outdoor adventure, wild places and anything a bit out of the ordinary as long as it has genuine substance.
From the moment I rolled into town, it was clear there's a special feel.
Thanks to the popularity of its Sahoro resort, Club Med is preparing to unveil a new property on Japan's ski scene.
The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park is one of nature's greatest comeback stories.
Canada's rugged, remote and spectacularly beautiful Yukon is packed with adventures aplenty.
From Caribbean flair to seasonal British produce, London has some of the best streets to eat and greet.
Sure, you've heard of San Fran's Chinatown. How about its Japantown?
From architecture to culture and cuisine, a stroll with one of theses tours offers unique insights and experiences.
It's not just San Francisco that's fun to visit, look just a little further afield for stunning natural attractions.
Opal miners, rags to riches glory, and a precious set of teeth - you get more than you bargain for on an outback pub crawl.
Guy Wilkinson revels in the diversity of Queenstown's snowboarding scene.
A former military barracks in San Francisco has since become the ultimate luxury lodge.
Kick back in style at the lakeside Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Canada.
Guy Wilkinson dodges wildlife and potholes on a scenic tour through the Canadian Rockies.
Historic cobbled streets, rail yards and warehouse districts are packed with trendy cocktail bars and boutiques.