More from the Travel Blog

For 2017 wildflower viewing, the first week in April will be optimal for a grand wildflower exuberance in the San Francisco Bay Area, given our abundant winter rains and the warming effect of March. Here are my five favorite viewing areas.
Lee Foster’s website/blog www.fostertravel.com has won an award in the annual BATW (SF Bay Area Travel Writers www.batw.org) Best 2017 Travel Writing and Photography Awards.
Pacifica, along the coast at the southwest edge of San Francisco, is a pleasing oceanside destination in itself and also a potential alternative to lodging in the metropolitan downtown, about 20 minutes away by car.
All year, Chinatown San Francisco presents an intriguing and exotic walk for any visitor to the city. A January-February visitor will be especially fortunate. The celebration of the Chinese New Year includes cheerful urban cacophony of unparalleled dimension.
My recent travel literary book has won an award. The book is Travels in an American Imagination: The Spiritual Geography of Our Time.
A reader recently asked me for a short explanation of my main books, indicating: What is this book about, why did you write this book, and how is this book produced and marketed? Here is my answer, "A Tale of Eight Books."