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-known gems that you stumble upon and can’t decide whether it is awesome, 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 honestly does have to be experienced to be believed. This quote explains what […]

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 […]

Bridge to Nowhere Azusa, CA Photographic Journey

The bridge to nowhere is one of the hikes I have been wanting to do for over a year. The bridge history is as follows: the bridge was originally built to be a road that connects Azuza through the mountains to another highway, so the road was built all the way up to the bridge, […]

Carmel by the Sea Shopping and Photography

Carmel-by-the-Sea is a beautiful little town right along Highway 1 after you leave Big Sur. Due to its great location, the beauty of Big Sur continues into its pristine coastlines and laid back town vibe. Carmel-by-the-Sea is also home to the 17-mile drive which is as the name implies, a 17 mile stretch of road […]

Elephant Seals of San Simeon

San Simeon is a small town above Cambria and Morro Bay that is known for two things, Hearst Castle and Elephant Seals. I have visited both, and while I love Hearst Castle, the elephant seals are my go-to stop. These creatures are truly unique with their vast stature and overall playfulness. These seals really do get their […]

Pinnacles National Park: Balconies Cave and High Peaks

During a trip up the coast, I was looking for something to do when driving back home from Monterey and I stumbled upon a spot called Pinnacles National Monument. Having no idea what this was, I decided to do some research on it and see if it was worth stopping by. I am very glad that I did […]

Cabazon Dinosaurs: The Biggest Dinosaur in the World

The famous Cabazon Dinosaurs, almost everyone has seen them in one way or the other. They have been in everything from music videos to Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, and if you live in Southern California there is not much chance that you haven’t driven by them at least once on the way to Palm Springs or Arizona. According to the […]