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8 Destinations to Enjoy Tacky Christmas Decorations

by Anna Brones. Posted Dec 16th 2013 04:30 PM
Ugly sweaters are back with a vengeance, so why not extend the theme to your travel and take a tacky Christmas decoration road trip? From bad ornament stores to neighborhoods with totally overdone lighting displays, nothing says happy holidays like bad taste. So grab an inflatable Santa as your co-pilot, hop in the car and go.
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Safe and Dangerous Places in San Francisco

by K. Chang. Posted Aug 16th 2010 01:04 PM
Areas to Avoid San Francisco

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San Francisco is an odd city. The worst parts of the town are just blocks away from the most touristy parts. Most tourists have a problem telling the neighborhoods apart, and the seedier areas are not exactly marked on a map. Furthermore, the character of a neighborhood can change from day to night. There are some areas you should avoid in San Francisco.

Here are the five safest and the five most dangerous areas in San Francisco, from a local resident to help you get the best out of your time in the "City by the Bay."
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