7 Reasons Carlsbad Lagoon is the PERFECT Summer Spot

This summer I promised myself that I was going to get out there and try new things. I’ve always been enthralled by water sports, even though some are too extreme for me and I am afraid of large bodies of  water. Regardless, I still want to try things and have fun doing them. So, this…

7 Best Places to Visit on Hollywood Blvd

One of the most touristic places in Southern California is Hollywood Blvd- the walk of fame, venues and super stardom are just some of the reasons many people are attracted to this place. So if you decide to visit, here are a few places you should check out.   TCL Chinese Theatre  This theatre opened…

Cabazon Dinosaurs for the Peewee Herman Fans

There is nothing cooler than accidentally coming across a movie location. As I was driving down the 10 FWY by Palm Springs, I spotted large dinosaurs. And my brain suddenly recalled the scene in Peewee Herman’s Big Adventure where he visits these large dinosaurs while he’s looking for his missing bike. For some reason, I…

Feeding Giraffes at The Living Desert

One of the things I have always wanted to do my entire life is feed a giraffe. It sounds so simple, yet, I had never come across the opportunity. In  my mind, I imagined it possible only if I flew to Africa, which probably wasn’t going to happen anytime soon since it’s a lot pricier…

Gifts of The Pacific Coast Highway: Malibu Lagoon State Beach

We all know that one of California’s best gifts is the Pacific Coast Highway. Simply because it’s the gift that keeps on giving. There are numerous spots on PCH that have their own unique features and special qualities. From Orange County to Mendocino County, the “All-American Road,” lends a coastal light to all the different…

11 Date Ideas in SoCal (Summer Edition)

It’s not always financially easy to book that dream summer vacation to Costa Rica, Cancun or Miami. Especially for two. Double the price and let’s face it double the financial stress. It seems that in order to really enjoy a vacation for two, you need to save months in advance. BOO! We don’t want to…

Quick Blurb: 14 North FWY: My Super Mini Road trip

The other day I took a quick road trip to Lancaster, California- I am not really sure if  my 2-hour drive from Bell Gardens to Lancaster actually qualifies as a road trip, but we’ll just call it that for now. So on my Super Mini Road Trip, I drove through the 14 North Freeway and…

The Other Side of the Golden Gate Bridge: Sausalito

When most people think of the Golden Gate Bridge the first thing that may pop to mind is San Francisco, but as travelers we know that sometimes the most exquisite gems are found away from the big piles of gold. So let’s unravel one of San Francisco’s best kept secrets; the other side of the…

California Highlights: Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley is one of the seven wine regions which make up Monterey county’s unique wine experiences. It is tucked inside of the Santa Lucia Range, which offers tourists and locals a towering view of endless greenery and tall mountains. It is home to some of the most extravagant resorts and the best of the…

5 Random Facts About Las Vegas 

For me Las Vegas is a place to visit maybe once or twice, but not visiting at all is un-American. Or rather shocking, especially if it’s only a three-hour drive from your hometown. Nonetheless, the glamour and party lifestyle is something that catches the eyes of many.  Here are some random facts about Sin City. …

5 Random Facts About New York City + Best Things To Do 

New York City is one of my favorite places in the entire world, it was my first introduction to American landmarks back in the day when I first began traveling and even though it’s not laid back like my hometown of Los Angeles, it’s one of the only other American cities I can see myself…