Tag: road trip

Visiting Alcatraz Island

San Francisco is a city of icons: the Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, the Transamerica Pyramid, Chinatown, and, perhaps most infamously, Alcatraz Island. Since the island’s first official use in 1854, it has been many things. One thing… Read More

San Francisco and the Bay Area

Visiting San Francisco and the Bay Area Part of me truly believes I was meant to live in California. I know it’s a common expression, but if so many people believe it, there must be some truth to… Read More

Northern California Coast and Carmel-by-the-Sea

Something about the way the sunlight touches the coast of California makes it seem a little more golden than the rest of the Pacific coastline. There’s no better way to see it than by driving the 101 in… Read More

Four Days In LA

Palm trees. Celebrities. Fast cars. Sandy beaches. A glittering cornucopia of globally-recognized symbols, LA epitomizes Southern California’s iconic culture in each and every way. Though I’d never before been, Los Angeles was a key player in my pop… Read More

Exploring Disneyland Resort

For most kids I grew up with, a family vacation to Disneyland was a rite of passage (or ride of passage, if you will). I was not one of those kids. When J and I started planning our… Read More