What You Should Know About Parasailing at Catalina Island + VIDEO

I recently crossed a bucket list item off, parasailing. I love participating in anything that involves a good view and so parasailing seemed ideal. I live in Los Angeles, so the closest place I found for parasailing was at Catalina Island.   What To Know:   IT IS NOT SCARY- it’s more relaxing than anything….

Is Catalina Island Overrated?

As a native Californian one of the places I had always heard people talk about was Catalina Island. So I recently decided to visit the island for my birthday. Most people seem to go during their birthdays because of the special birthday discount ( 2 for the price of 1.) With high hopes, I left…

The Museum of Ice Cream Is A Must For LA Instagrammers

The Museum of Ice Cream is officially kicking off it’s LA run starting April 22nd. The six week exhibit is sure to be a hit with bloggers and Instagrammers. When I first heard of this museum, I seriously thought it was going to be all about different ice cream flavors and their origins; weird, right?…

Snow Tubing at Mount Baldy! + VIDEO

  As a travel blogger & vlogger, I am always up for trying new things. And I came across snow tubing at Mount Baldy while surfing through Groupon. I’d never been snow tubing prior to this and in fact had only been in the snow once before. So why not give it a try?! Here’s…

Runyon Canyon: The Most Popular Hiking Spot In LA

I first heard of Runyon Canyon on Instagram. As an active “instagrammer” living in LA with many friends in the LA area, it was not long until my feed was a bombardment of beautiful images of other bloggers and influencers at Runyon Canyon. Automatically, I was interested. It still took me a few months to…

Mother Lode River Center Camping + Rafting Experience

Hey everyone, this past weekend was very new and exciting for me, since I camped for the first time in my life! I spent Friday to Sunday at the Mother Lode River Center in Lotus, California with my boyfriend. It was a 9-year anniversary romantic getaway-if you want to call it that. We found out…

Via Veneto: The Hip & Elegant Place To Eat in Santa Monica

  The moment I walked into Via Veneto, I was immediately taken by the romantic coziness of the place. It’s towering golden chandeliers and candlelight tables gave me a feeling of exclusivity and elegance.   My sister and I sat in the corner table overlooking the main street of Santa Monica.The room was darkly lit,…

Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up at the Irvine Spectrum

This one is for all the obsessive Hello Kitty fans out there. Unbeknownst to me, I just discovered that there is a Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up at the Irvine Spectrum. I came across it during a mall shopping trip and I was shocked by how cute it was, how clever it was and how long…

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…