Joshua Tree Quick Stops: Arch Rock, Skull Rock, Cholla Cactus Gardens

Located in Southern California, Joshua Tree National Park is a beautiful area that has thousands of acres of barren desert with many different plant life and rock formations dotting its bleak landscape. For the rock climber, hiker or adventurer it holds miles of hiking trials and vertical rock walls to scale with days of adventure […]

Ryan Mountain Hike: Second Highest Point in Joshua Tree National Park

A couple weeks ago I headed out to Joshua Tree National Park to spend a full day checking out as many of the hikes as possible. I went to the cactus gardens, arch rock, baker dam and finally Ryan Mountain in an epic all day adventure. Ryan Mountain was by far one of the standouts […]

Riding the Metrolink: A Photographic Journey To Los Angeles

Guest Post by Zac For a while now I have been interested in riding the Metrolink into LA for a little sightseeing and after hearing about the new $10 Weekend Pass, it gave me just the reason to jump on that adventure and take some pictures along the way. After planning out my trip online, deciphering the train […]

Cabrillo National Monument & Point Loma Lighthouse

On a recent trip down to San Diego Amie and I were searching for things to do. I was browsing Google Maps and saw a National Monument right on the tip of the Point Loma Peninsula. I wasn’t even aware that it was there and since we were already going to Lucha Libre Tacos and […]

Fall in Lake Tahoe: Salmon Run & Hope Valley

Guest Post by Nate The beauty of living in the Northern Sierras is that every season offers it own, distinct experience. The seasons here change abruptly, often without notice. This year, winter allowed the snow to linger through the spring until the weather finally suddenly warmed in June. Autumn in the Tahoe area is certainly […]

Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop: Home of the Surfin’ California Burrito

When I was in San Diego a couple weekends ago, I was sitting in the hotel watching Man Vs Food while Amie was getting ready to go out and on comes the Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop in San Diego. It has lucha libre wrestling gear as decorations, a champions table and the Surfin’ California Burrito (which […]

Halloween Light Show House in Riverside, CA

The Halloween light show house in Riverside is one of the best events in the Inland Empire each Halloween. It normally features about 6 songs all perfectly set up to mimic the music they are playing through the speakers. It is the brainchild of Creative Lighting Displays, and if you have not seen it then […]

Occupy LA in Downtown Los Angeles

Guest post by Zac While on a recent trip to LA for some site seeing which I will be writing some other posts about I happened upon downtown Los Angeles, LA City Hall and the Occupy LA movement much like the Occupy Wallstreet that has been getting so much press lately. Per the movement, City […]

Gaslamp District in San Diego at Night

If you spend any time in San Diego there is no doubt you will make your way down to the Gaslamp District at least once during your stay. It is full of shopping, fine dining, sports bars, nightclubs and history and is the true city center, especially at night, of San Diego. A little history on the […]

Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Patch In Yucaipa

One of Amie’s favorite things to do is take in all that the fall season has to offer. Decorations, pumpkin spice lattes, cornucopias and even pumpkin patches. Because of this we made the trek out to Yucaipia last weekend to go to one of the larger pumpkin patches in the area, the Live Oak Canyon […]