Well-known for its liberal community, hilly terrain, Victorian architecture, scenic beauty, summer fog, and great ethnic and cultural diversity, San Francisco is guaranteed to melt your inhibitations and discover your inner-fabulousness. The city itself is actually quite compact, and represents just a fraction of the entire Bay Area. Yet in this small city, revolutions and new trends are created here. San Francisco has a vibrant culinary scene, with all types of cuisines found across the city. And if you start missing being in Asia and Asian cuisine, San Francisco is a great alternative - with a large Asian community, you will almost feel like you are traveling in Asia, without having to leave the country!
Women digital nomads should be careful being in the Tenderloin, SoMa, Market Street, Golden Gate Park and the Mission at night. These few areas (south-east of San Francisco) are high crime areas and should be avoided. Unlike other cities, the worst parts of the town are just blocks away from the most touristy parts, so do know where you will be staying/wandering around before heading over.
San Francisco is at the edge of tech trends, so if you are looking to connect with startups or investors, you are in the right place. There are many coworking spaces and meetups in the city, so make the most of all networking opportunities!
The best time to visit San Francisco is from September to November. Autumn offers warm temperatures and fewer crowds. Spring is another good time, but you can expect the weather to be colder. Summer is peak season, so expect the crowd and prices to rise. Winter in San Francisco draws bargain-hunters with the promise of lower hotel rates and fewer people, but you'll need to arm yourself with plenty of layers.