Tags » San Jose

Basilica of St. Joseph

If you are interested in architecture or you are looking for something to do in downtown San Jose, then a visit to Cathedral Basilica of St. 150 more words


Key Trends Shaping Convention Centers and the Meetings Industry

San Jose resident Daniel “Dan” Fenton serves as executive vice president at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Hospitality Group. He and his colleagues at San Jose’s JLL office recently worked with the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, to help improve the area’s reputation as a destination for tourism and conventions. 240 more words

Dan Fenton San Jose


Security in hostels, it is absolutely an issue with so many people living in close proximity for such short periods. The constant comings and goings among dishevelled possessions creates the perfect temptation and smoke screen for grabbing a phone, scooping some notes from a wayward wallet or, for the more perverse traveller, grabbing some stray undergarments for…reasons. 191 more words


For the Birds

Great Blue Heron at the Guadalupe River Trail

First eating

Then flying

Definitely for the birds

San Jose


San Jose is doing nothing good for my persecution complex.

I ran through the crush of Rivas with its swarms of sellers offering taxi and bus rides, food and drinks, accommodation and information, the list was all-inclusive, is what I thought at the time. 235 more words


DIGGING SOUND COLLECT at San Jose's Kaleid Gallery

Yesterday I headed to San Jose to see Digging Sound Collect, the current photo exhibition at the Kaleid Gallery. (Photographer Abraham Menor has just released a companion photo book of the same name, which expands on the display.) The show features record collectors from throughout the Bay Area, as well as locales from Arizona to Johannesburg. 150 more words

Scheller House on the Move

Last week I got to watch the historic Scheller House, all 200 tons and 6500 square feet of it, move a mile through the streets of San Jose pulled by a semi-trailer truck. 378 more words

Close To Home