San Francisco Muni Light Rail Service ResumesClean stations and new tunnel lights are just a few things that riders will notice with the return of the Muni underground service. Gianna Franco reports. (5-14-21)
COVID: BART Offers Lower Fares To Lure Back RidersBART is hoping to lure back riders who are leery of public transportation since the pandemic. Len Ramirez tells us they plan to offer lower ticket prices.
Bay Area Reacts to India COVID Travel BanThe U.S. is banning almost all travel from India as COVID rages in the country. Bay Area families are concerned about getting cut off from loved ones. Wilson Walker reports. (4-30-21)
Kumi Rauf CEO Of Traveling Black Shares Tips On Best Fares, Destinations In 2021World traveler and CEO of Traveling Black, Kumi Rauf talks to BR host Jan Mabry about post-pandemic travel destinations, best fares and shares his secrets and tricks of the trade for African Americans who want to get away.
Airlines Rejoice as Vaccination Success Prompts Travel SurgeSFO is now moving into a busy travel season. Airlines are feeling hopeful and people are upbeat after being pent up at home during the pandemic. Betty Yu reports. (4-22-21)
Restrictions Ease for Vaccinated Travelers; Traffic Swells at Bay Area AirportsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines Friday that ease restrictions for fully-vaccinated travelers. Maria Medina reports. (4-2-21)
COVID: Bay Area Travelers Booking Sonoma Destinations Seeking Getaways Close To HomeAs the pandemic winds down and the Bay Area gets vaccinated, Sonoma County destinations are getting booked into the summer months by cautious travelers seeking getaways close to home. Wilson Walker reports.
COVID Reopening: Alcatraz Tours Resume For 1st Time In A YearFor the first time since the start of COVID-19 restrictions a year ago, tourists boarded boats to tour Alcatraz. Andria Borba reports. (3/15/21)
Pandemic Commute Times Expected to Lengthen With School ReopeningsCommutes are still quicker now than they were before the pandemic but, as Wilson walker reports, the lengthy commute could return once kids are back in school. (3-4-21)
Los Gatos Yoga Studio Under Fire For Planning Retreat In MexicoDevin Fehely reports on operators of a Los Gatos yoga studio receiving backlash for planned retreat during pandemic (2-2-2021)
SF Couple Stranded In New Zealand By Covid Reunites With Family DogsA San Francisco couple that got stranded in New Zealand due to coronavirus restrictions has been reunited with their dogs, Whiskey and Waffles after living nearly 10 months apart. Joe Vazquez reports.
First Sierra Snowstorm Of 2021 Wreaks Havoc On I-80 TrafficThe first Sierra snowstorm of the new year wreaked havoc on cars and trucks driving on Interstate 80. Anna Giles report from Donner Summit.
SFO Holiday Traffic Plummets With SF Travel Quarantine OrderOn the Friday before Christmas SFO should be seeing around 80,000 passengers a day. On this Friday, it was quiet and fairly empty. Andria Borba reports. (12-18-20)
San Francisco Orders People Who Travel Out of Area to Quarantine Upon ReturnBeginning Friday, anyone traveling to San Francisco from outside the Bay Area will be required to quarantine. Betty Yu reports. (12-17-20)
San Francisco Requires Travelers to QuarantineA new mandatory quarantine order will go into effect just after midnight but the big question now is: how will the city enforce it? Katie Nielsen reports. (12-17-20)
Explore Yilan with Hailey and AdamTour the picturesque mountains of Yilan with Hailey and Adam. The couple shows off the lush greenery of the Yilan mountains on their hiking adventure.
How to Make Scallion Pancakes with IngaTaiwan has so many amazing flavors and one of Inga’s favorite things to make is scallion pancakes. This 4-ingredient crispy and flaky dish is very popular in Taiwan, and it’s fairly straightforward to make.
Venture into Hualien with JasmineVisit Hualien to experience the heart of adventure in Taiwan. The city is located on the east coast of the island and includes “gorgeous scenery, island water adventures, and biking” with the most beautiful backdrops you’ll ever see.
Explore Taiwan’s Food Scene with Hailey and AdamLive vicariously through Hailey and Adam’s vibrant, mesmerizing food crawl in Taiwan.
Taiwanese Snack Favorites with IngaInga, Food and Culture Specialist, takes us through a variety of Taiwanese snacks that are bursting with tasty, unexpected flavors
Hailey and Adam’s Date Night at a Michelin Star RestaurantJoin Hailey and Adam on a date to their very first Michelin star restaurant.
Meet the Friendly People of Taiwan with JasmineTaiwan’s beauty extends beyond its landscapes. The people of Taiwan are some of the most friendly, hospitable people you will meet.
Learn Chinese with Hailey and AdamLearn basic Chinese with Hailey and Adam through their language crash course. The couple is American-born, yet fluent in Chinese, so they often get asked how they were able to learn the language.
Cultural Tips From JasmineIt’s easy to navigate Taiwan. There’s many similarities between traveling around Taiwan and the U.S. Jasmine’s cultural tips below are provided to help prepare you for your own escape to Taiwan.