Sprinkles Cupcakes in LA

First of all I have to confess, I am a cupcake lover. I will go out of my way to try a new cupcake place and the mecca of all of them is Sprinkles in La. This last weekend Josh and I had a chance to visit it and let me tell you it did […]

Morro Bay State Park and Morro Rock

Morro Bay is a beautiful little town located along highway 1 in between the elephant seals of Cambria and the sprawling beaches of Pismo. I have traveled their many times as it is a great stop or final destination for a vacation along the California coast. During my most recent trip we stopped there only […]

Food Trucks of LA (Featuring the Lobsta Truck, Buttermilk Truck and Seth Rogan)

One of the more unique new trends that is starting to pop up in large urban areas is the introduction of food trucks. These food trucks are not the simple hot dog and hamburger trucks of the past, no they have been upgraded to fit an ever expanding culture that is interested in the weird […]

Banksy Street Art in LA (Los Angeles)

Update 2013: You can still see a Banksy creation from his time in LA near S Broadway and W 9th St in the parking lot. It is this one. I will fully admit that I, like most everyone else, had no idea who Bansky was before the documentary “Exit Through the Gift Shop.” However, after I […]

X Games 2011 Skateboarding and Rally Cars Photos

Other then the US Open of Surfing, the X Games is the next best extreme sports event to hit Southern California every year. Unlike the US Open the X games does cost for every event you want to see so it can be a pricey weekend, but it is a whole lot of fun. Over […]

Sapphire Falls Rancho Cucamonga CA Hike Photos

This information is on the old trail that is now off limits. Read the last section to see where the new trail starts. Update August 2013: Multiple people have told me the trail is currently closed “due to high fire danger,” I have not been myself but figured I would pass on the info as […]

US Open of Surfing 2011 Huntington Beach Photos

This past weekend I had the opportunity to head down to Huntington Beach to watch the Nike US Open of Surfing Semi Finals. This is only the second time that I have made my way down there and sometimes I forget that it is only 45 minutes from my house. It is a great time […]

Salvation Mountain: Photos and Stories from a Truly Unique Mountain

Salvation Mountain is one of those little know gems that you stumble upon and can’t really decide whether it is awesome or inspiring or both. It is nested in the heart of the Salton Sea (which has its own unique backstory) in a town called Niland and truly does have to be experienced to be believed. […]

Truckee California: Hikes, Lakes and Outdoor Adventure

Lake Tahoe is perhaps the most notable landmark amidst the California Sierras.  the Tahoe Area boasts a myriad of outdoor activities, including kayaking, hiking, wake boarding, mountain biking, skiing, sledding, and snowboarding (to name only a few). Additionally, the surrounding cities are noted for their world class beaches and parks, casinos, ski resorts, trails, nightclubs, […]

Pinks Hot Dogs Los Angeles

Los Angeles is no stranger to weird and exciting food or people and Pinks Hot Dogs is one of the Los Angeles mecca for both. Having been there a couple times over the course of my life I figured I would go check it out again with one of my friends when we were down […]