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The Ultimate Guide to Craft Beer in San Diego

November 2, 2017
Craft beer, San Diego, California

Can you even talk about San Diego without mentioning its exploding craft beer scene? In San Diego beer is not just a beverage; it’s an art form. Before arriving in San Diego I had no idea it was considered the craft brew capital of America. However, it definitely didn’t take me long to figure it out.   Scattered around San Diego County you’ll find over 140 breweries; not…

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5 of the Best Coffee Shops in Venice Beach

October 24, 2017

As soon as I arrived in Southern California, I was immediately on the lookout for the best coffee in Venice Beach. I am pleased to say I loved Venice Beach’s super impressive selection. It seems those SoCal surfer-hipsters sure know how to make a quality brew. Try any of the options below and I guarantee you won’t be disappointed in your choice. 🙂     5 of the…

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The Ultimate Guide to Venice Beach
(Beyond the Boardwalk)

October 18, 2017

When you think of a guide to Venice Beach, most people just think of the boardwalk. After all, Venice Beach’s boardwalk is famous! The first time I went, I only experienced the boardwalk. The second time, with the help of a friend who’s a local, I found some other neighborhoods that were equally as fun to explore.   Want to know what to do besides the boardwalk, here…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Venice Beach Boardwalk

October 11, 2017

The Venice Beach boardwalk is famous! It’s featured in countless movies and is the quintessential landmark for the surfer/hippie/skater lifestyle. It’s a must if you’re in the Los Angeles area. Come and bask in the SoCal sun, and enjoy a day on the Venice Beach boardwalk.    So here we go!   The Ultimate Guide to the Venice Beach Boardwalk     Location Google Maps   Stretching from…

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The Ultimate Guide to Laguna Beach Castle in Victoria Beach

October 3, 2017
Laguna Beach Castle, Los Angles

One of the most unique finds in Southern California is the mysterious Laguna Beach Castle. This hidden gem is tucked away along a seaside cliff on Victoria Beach. If planning a visit, here’s everything you need to know.     History of Laguna Beach Castle Many locals actually refer to the castle as “pirate tower”. However, the tower is actually not as old as it appears. Built in…

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How to Spend 48 Hours in San Francisco

September 28, 2017
Golden Gate Bridge - 48 Hours in San Francisco

If you are like me, you might not always have a ton of time to explore a city. With only 48 hours in San Francisco, you might be more interested in hitting the major highlights. And hopefully you can come back soon! That’s how I felt on my recent trip to San Francisco. I know there are so many unique and interesting things to see in this iconic…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Temecula Valley Wineries

July 17, 2017

Welcome to Southern California’s wine country, the Temecula Valley wineries. If you thought Sonoma and Napa Valley was all California had to offer in terms of wineries and vineyards, I’m pleased to inform you, they’re not. At the Temecula Valley wineries you can expect award-winning wines, tasty restaurants, and cozy bed and breakfast inns. I’ve put together everything you need to know for an enjoyable visit. 🙂  …

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A Guide to Hiking Grimes Canyon

July 14, 2017
Guide to Hiking and Photographing Grimes Canyon - Los Angeles

Have you been wondering how to hike to Grimes Canyon? I first spotted it when browsing around on Instagram. It is such a unique spot and makes such a great photo, I knew I wanted to hunt it down. When I realized it was just outside of Los Angeles and only a 10-minute hike, I was sold! So now I’ve put together this post so you can hike…

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Wine Tasting at Vindemia Vineyard & Winery

July 12, 2017
Wine Tasting Vindemia Vineyard and Winery

Wine tasting at Vindemia Winery is a must! Vindemia Winery is a fantastic gem in Southern California’s Temecula Valley. Their tagline reads, “venture down a road less taken…”, and after enjoying an afternoon at the vineyard, I would say yes! Definitely venture down that road. 🙂 So, let’s dive on in, shall we?      Wine Tasting at Vindemia Vineyard and Winery   About Vindemia Winery Google Maps…

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A Guide to Visiting Salvation Mountain

June 26, 2017
Visiting Salvation Mountain, California

Visiting Salvation Mountain has been high on my “to see” list since living in San Diego. While casually browsing through Instagram, I saw a photo of Salvation Mountain and thought it looked super unique and intriguing! Having never heard of it before, I immediately started googling and got excited when I found out it was only a few hour’s drive from San Diego, California. I quickly checked my calendar for…

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20 Things to Tick Off Your San Diego Bucket List

June 24, 2017
San Diego Bucket List

After living in San Diego for 2.5 years, I made is my mission to get through all of my bucket list items. Here you’ll never be bored! San Diego has so much to do and offer. The only question is: can you fit everything into your itinerary? 🙂 Let’s go!   20 Things to Tick Off Your San Diego Bucket List   Do you need a hotel for your…