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    Chinatown Walking Tour

    Uncover the secrets of San Francisco's Chinatown district on this fascinating walking tour. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, buzzing atmosphere and rich heritage and culture of this storied neighborhood as your insider guide takes you to popular and off-the-beaten path locations, including an authentic Buddhist temple, an herbal pharmacy and Waverly Place, an unassuming 2-block-long alley full of interesting history. Stroll by the street food markets, sample fortune cookies at the factory where they're made, and upgrade to include a 10-course dim sum lunch. You'll leave with a whole new appreciation for this slice of the city! Meet at Old St Mary's Cathedral to begin your walking tour of Chinatown's most popular sights and hidden locales. Your guide will teach you all about the history and culture of Chinatown, explaining how the remarkable authenticity of ancient Chinese culture has been preserved and celebrated in its road to becoming a must-visit San Francisco attraction. As you navigate a historic maze of mysterious sights, have your camera out as you admire eye-popping Chinese decorations adorning the streets. Pass pagoda-style buildings and hear about their significance, and step inside an herbal pharmacy to learn about the uses of ginseng root for longevity, pearl pills for beautiful skin and gecko lizards for energy. Stroll down Stockton Street past busy markets selling some of the freshest and most exotic foods in the Bay Area. Gain an understanding of Chinatown's religious culture as you visit an authentic Buddhist temple, where you'll see dazzling altars adorned with red lanterns, gold antiques and incense-filled bronze urns. You'll also see a Chinese language school to find out how local Chinese families keep alive language and cultural traditions for their children.At your next stop, Waverly Place, your guide will give you the inside scoop on Chinatown's most interesting alley full of temples, private clubs and secret societies. This 2-block-long street may seem unassuming at first glance, but you may be surprised at what you learn.If the intoxicating sights, sounds and smells aren't enough, get ready for a great taste of Chinatown. Visit a fortune cookie factory to sample these 'wise' cookies and watch how they're made. Upgrade to include a hosted 10-course dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's most popular restaurants! Ending back near your original starting point, you'll leave with a list of recommended stores and restaurants in Chinatown, so you can continue exploring Chinatown like a real insider.
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    Daring Divas of the Past Tour

    Foot! Fun Walking Tours
    From social activists to actresses to literary legends, San Francisco has been home to world-changing women. You'll walk in the footsteps of 10 ladies who left their legacy on the landscape, like Isadora Duncan, Maya Angelou, and Lillie Coit. Starting with the brave pioneer women who worked just as hard as the men, but in corsets, you'll meet the Madonna of the 1800's, learn the difference between SF's working girls and working women, and visit the street where three major divas' lives intersected. On this tour, you'll span both centuries and neighborhoods. Then, work your way through the theater district, Maiden Lane, Chinatown, and North Beach. This isn't one of those tours where you follow along, eyes glazing over as you try to absorb dry facts and figures. Interactive fun is at the heart of the tour. You'll answer questions, play games, and laugh along the way. Learn about San Francisco's amazing history and the tough, talented woman who made it that way.
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    Sambafunk Basics

    SambaFunk!
    Carnaval is now a year round celebration! Get into the hip shaking groove with a soulful samba. You'll learn different variations of samba, like reggae, funk, and various Latin and Caribbean Carnaval dances. Through these dances, you'll pick up movement and technique, build your physical stamina and body control, and improve your flexibility. Live drummers will be there to accompany you, getting your energy pumping and giving the whole class an authentic, celebratory flair. You'll get comfortable dancing in a group, and even taking your own solos. Community building is at the heart of this class, and after you've worked up a sweat, you're welcome to come hang out and mingle at a cool bar/restaurant downtown.
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    Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour

    Definitely one for the food lovers, the Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour is a glimpse into the blend of culture and cuisine of San Francisco. Stroll amongst the cafes and bakeries of North Beach, San Francisco's own Little Italy. North Beach awakens your senses, from the cafes and restaurants, to the smell of fresh-baked bread in the air. Discover quaint shops with crafts and ceramics from around the world. Delve into North Beach life as you join family bakers kneading love into every loaf of bread. Just when you think you have reached food heaven, you'll come across coffee shops which roast fresh coffee beans daily. And if that was not enough, you will uncover authentic Italian cathedrals where hundreds of couples have felt their heartstrings tug! And, as you taste everything from great coffee, truffles, breads, olive oil, specialty meats, and more, you'll learn how the food is made and what to look for back home.
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    All-Day Electric Bike Self- Guided Tour

    Bay City Bike
    Visiting San Francisco and on a time crunch? Live in the city, but never had the time to explore? True to the Californian nature of going green, hop on a bike and begin your adventure! With Bay City Bike's rentals, exploring comes easy. The A2B Ferber electric bike is an excellent choice for more advanced riders who want to maximize their time in the city! This electric bike is perfect for adventurers ready to take on the magnificent hills as well! Not only will you cut short your travel time and get to visit more of SF's world-famous landmarks, but you'll also enjoy the city at your own leisure and be able to take breaks whenever suits you best! So what are you waiting for? The beautiful coastline awaits!
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    Night Chinatown, Little Italy & Embarcadero Segway Tour

    Electric Tour Company
    When the night goes down in the city, the Segways come out, and the city comes alive. Explore the intimacy of a night tour on this fully narrated Little Italy, Chinatown, Embarcadero Waterfront and Waterfront Segway Tour. See fabulous night views of the new Bay Lights installation, the Transamerica Pyramid, Coit Tower and the Ferry Building. This is a fully narrated 2.5 hour tour where you will be supplied with radio earbuds so you will not miss a word. The tour will cover everything from Washington Square Park, where you and fellow Segway riders will learn about the authentic Beat Generation in North Beach, to the Ghirardelli Square, where you will uncover more about the famous chocolate that bears its name. Learn how cable cars operate, view the unique streamline design of the National Maritime Museum and so much more. Stop boring yourself with walking everywhere and hop on a Segway!
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    Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Guided Bike Tour-Electric Bike

    Bay City Bike
    New to San Francisco and don't know where to go? Or maybe you've always lived in the city, but never had the time to explore. True to the Californian nature of going green, hop on a bike and take this iconic tour through SF! You will start in Fisherman's Wharf, one of the only true ones left in America. As you cycle along the coast, keep your eyes peeled for sea lions, dolphins, and military forts, as well as some of San Francisco's most elegant neighborhoods! Then you'll bike over to the Golden Gate Bridge, where -- no shame! -- you can be as touristy as you want. Past the bridge your last stop will be quaint Sausalito, a small waterside city just outside of San Francisco. So what are you waiting for? The beautiful coastline awaits!
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    Sunday Morning Meditation (Online)

    Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center
    Have you been looking for a deeper understanding of yourself and the world that you live in? Mindfulness/awareness meditation is the ancient practice of self-discovery. The practice is rooted in the simple but revolutionary premise that every human being has the ability to cultivate the mind's inherent stability, clarity and strength in order to be more awake and to develop the compassion and insight necessary to care for oneself and the world. The Berkeley Shambhala Meditation center will guide you through the steps of this ancient art and into personal revelation. Stop in Sunday mornings for a silent meditation, chanting meditation, meditation instruction, and a group discussion accompanied by refreshments. Open your mind to increase your personal and spiritual knowledge with the ancient art of meditation.
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    Speechless

    Speechless
    Work presentations leaving you tongue tied? PowerPoint proficiency alone won't save you from a serious case of stage fright ... but the cast of Speechless just might! This interactive show and training experience is all about learning by doing, so you'll get to sit back and watch as professional entertainers, entrepreneurs, and even some audience members (maybe you!) are put on the spot up on the stage where they'll have to give a PowerPoint presentation on slides they've never seen before with absolutely no prep time. To add to the hilarity, presenters will have to spin a virtual wheel to determine what kind of a talk they'll be giving -- the options being anything from a Ted talk to a wedding toast! By the end of the show, you'll learn to create a stage presence that's 50% CEO, 50% comedian -- but 100% awesome!
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    All Day Comfort Hybrid Bike Self- Guided Tour

    Bay City Bike
    Visiting San Francisco and on a time crunch? Live in the city, but never had the time to explore? True to the Californian nature of going green, hop on a bike and begin your adventure! With Bay City Bike's rentals, exploring comes easy. The Cypress DX comfort bike is an excellent choice for inexperienced and lifelong riders alike! This lightweight bike has the smoothest of tires and is perfect for biking the Golden Gate Bridge or taking a scenic ride down the coastline. Not only will you cut short your travel time and get to visit more of SF's world-famous landmarks, but you'll also enjoy the city at your own leisure and be able to take breaks whenever suits you best! So what are you waiting for? The beautiful coastline awaits!
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