## Work and Travel in San Francisco, one of the most iconic cities in the US, is a desired destination for participants.
The city is a mixture of cultures, vibe, and good fun. Every visit is one of a kind as you see places you know very well from the movies but a different perspective.
## Fun facts to check during Work and Travel in San Francisco
:tada: Home of multiple movies – 48HRS., San Andreas, Bullit, Bond – A view to kill, The Rock and many, many others
:tada: There are more dogs in San Francisco than children
:tada: Denim pants/jeans were invented in the Fog City by Levi Strauss
:tada: Over three hundred coffee shops are in the city boundaries
:tada: SFs’ Chinatown is home to 100K people and is the second-largest Chinatown in the US
:tada: The craft beer revolution started in 1896 in San Francisco
## Stuff to see
There are tones of places to visit in San Francisco:
:mag_right: Golden Gate Bridge – probably, the most famous bridge worldwide
:mag_right: Japanese Tea Garden – chill out and relax from the city noises
:mag_right: [Alcatraz](https://www.alcatrazislandtickets.com/) and Treasure Island – featured in many movies and with its legend
:mag_right: Cable Cars – another icon of the city – take a ride and some pictures as well
:mag_right: [Wharf](https://www.fishermanswharf.org/) – great food and unrepeated skateboard spots
:mag_right: [Giants](https://www.mlb.com/giants) Stadium / Baseball game – eight times World Series winners!
## Must have food and beverage
:boom: Mission Burrito in Mission District
:coffee: Irish Coffee in Buena Vista Caffee
:fried_shrimp: Seafood in the Fisherman’s Wharf
:ramen: Dim Sum in Chinatown
:beers: Craft Beer – for those over 21 😉
:bread: Sourdough bread at the [Boudin Sourdough](https://boudinbakery.com/)
## What to avoid
In San Fran, it is best to keep alert in a couple of districts such as the Tenderloin, the Mission, and sometimes Union Square. The crime rate is similar to other big cities.
## Wheater you are spending your program in The Fog City or planning your travel part of the Work and Travel program, it is a definite must-see! Iconic views, iconic places, tones of hidden gems, great food and drinks make this city a true wonder of the West Coast.
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