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Best Bridges in CA: From the Golden Gate to Bixby, 15 of CA’s Best

As a photographer my two favorite non-nature things to shoot are trains and bridges. I have wrote many times about trains here, here and here but I haven’t dove into … [Read More...]

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Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena

If you are talking about iconic bridges in California, then no doubt the Colorado St Bridge in Pasadena has its place in the conversation. This majestic bridge has … [Read More...]

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Battery Spencer: The Best Viewpoint for the Golden Gate Bridge

If you are looking for the traditional photo you have seen hundreds of times, with the Golden Gate Bridge in the foreground and San Francisco in the background, then look no further then the Battery Spencer overlook on the North side of the bridge. This viewpoint provides a jaw dropping vista of the famous bridge, as […]

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Foresthill Bridge: California’s Tallest Bridge

From the Golden Gate Bridge to Bixby Bridge, I love exploring all of the awesome bridges California has to offer. There are so many great ones to see that I wrote an entire post on them I will be publishing this week. The tallest of all of these bridges though is the Foresthill Bridge, outside […]

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Ten More Unique & Unknown Spots in San Diego County

In my opinion, San Diego is one of the best places to live, not just in the United States, but in the world. San Diego County encompasses all types of terrain from the beach, to the mountains, the desert, and everything else in between; and with its fine weather, all of these features are accessible […]

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Forestiere Underground Gardens: Escape the Heat in Fresno by Going Underground

In the vast history of California, there are more than a few people who have an outlandish idea, dedicate their life to it, then create something beautiful that will be seen for decades. I would put Leonard and Salvation Mountain in this camp, along with Nitt Witt Ridge and now the Forestiere Underground Gardens. While the underground […]

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School House Restaurant & Tavern in Sanger

In the outskirts of Sanger (a suburb of Fresno) sits a fantastic little restaurant that was built-in a remodeled schoolhouse from 1886. It features a tavern with normal bar food like pizza and burgers on one side and an upscale fancy eatery on the other. Both serve great food and your personal preference for attire and food prices […]

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Vineyard Farmers Market in Fresno

My wife is a huge fan of locally grown, organic food so when we travel she goes out her way to find new farmers markets to visit. This one in Fresno had been high on her list since she saw a picture of the hanging vines that lined the top of the markets walkway and […]

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Dog House Grill: A Great Place to Eat & Hang Out in Fresno

At just a stones throw away from Fresno State University, Dog House Grill is a fantastic spot for a meal, albeit a busy one as well. With dozens of tables, at least three full projectors for sports and melt in your mouth tri tip, this is a must visit in Fresno. They also have a […]

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Los Angeles Guide: Food, Hikes, Free Attractions, Museums & Shopping

Los Angeles is just one of those cities that you have to spend time at one point in your life. People come from all around the world to walk among the stars, marvel at the Hollywood Sign and relax on its beaches. I have been dozens of times and am still pulling back the different […]

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Porto’s Bakery and Cafe in Burbank

When in Burbank I was looking for a spot to eat at and jumped on Yelp. Immediately this Cuban bakery came up and it had over 4,000 reviews with 4 stars. I didn’t even have to research it anymore I set my GPS to check it out. As you can no doubt imagine, that many […]

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Atticus Creamery & Pies in Los Angeles

Atticus Pies is an awesome new dessert spot that is a cross between the ice cream sandwiches of Diddy Riese and the fantastic pies of House of Pies. With a second location that just opened a few weeks ago, this humble creamery / pie shop is poised to become a go to sweets spot in […]

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Sacramento Guide: Restaurants, Museums & Donuts in the State’s Capitol

Sacramento often gets passed over when thinking about California’s best cities, but doing that would be unwise as this city is home to lots of fun adventures. Whether it is the farm to fork revival that is happening in the cities eateries, the dozens of unique museums or the beautiful capitol building itself, Sacramento is […]

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Sierra Valley Museum of Medical History in Sacramento

When I was exploring Sacramento, I attempted to visit Sutter’s Fort but it happened to be closed for renovations when I was there. Since I had time to kill before my plane I scoured the internet for something else to do and stumbled upon this unique medical museum. I headed over to check it out […]

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