Port of San Diego Statues: Unconditional Surrender & Bob Hope

This is a short post as there is not a lot to write about this area other then that it is worth checking out if you are down in San Diego. There is a couple amazing statues located right next to the USS Midway and they are fun to take pictures of and / or […]

Hiking Cowles Mountain: Tallest Mountain in San Diego City

I know the title makes this seem like some great feat but the mountain is only around 1600 feet. I just hoped to immediately capture your attention with that title that makes the feat seem epic. Anyways, hiking Cowles Mountain in San Diego is a great way to spend a couple hours. The hike provides a nice […]

USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum in San Diego

Recently Amie and I spent the weekend in San Diego and tried to do a lot of the attractions that we had never done before.  From Cabrillo National Monument to hiking Cowles Mountain to visiting the statues of the greatest generation ever in the port of San Diego. The last attraction that we had on […]

Ostrich Land: An Ostrich Farm Off The 101

Having traveled the coast many times in my life I always try to stumble on something new and interesting during my treks. Once when driving back with my sister we took a detour to Solvang and drove past Ostrich Land. Without so much as a question we pulled in to see what would be in […]

The Getty Museum In Los Angeles: Photos, Paintings, Sculptures & Gardens

The Getty is a museum that is located in the western part of LA and has a huge collection of art, sculptures and gardens. It is a massive place that you could easily spend days at if you are an art fan and best of all it is completely free to the public (Other then […]

Pebble Beach Golf Course Photos

One of the most premier and well known golf courses in the entire world is a lot more accessible to the photographer then you would think. This golf course is located right near Carmel by the Sea in a very expensive area to live along the 17 mile drive. The 17 mile drive is a […]

Hiking the Mt Baldy Summit & Eating at Top of the Notch Restaurant

As an avid hiker, I love the sheer amount of peaks, waterfalls, and rivers that Southern California has to offer. While many of the easier ones are crowded and not taken care of, Mt Baldy is a hike that provides a surreal experience and is a lot more accessible than you think. The start of […]

LA County Fair in Pomona, CA

Lets get this out first, I love the fair. This review may be a little biased as it is something I look forward to doing every year and have for the last four years running. The fair itself is not in LA but in Pomona (about 30 minutes east of LA) which has a large […]

Route 66 Rendezvous: An Excuse to Photograph Vintage Cars

One of United States most famous roads is Route 66 which spans 2,448 miles and connects Chicago and LA. The road itself was established in 1926 and ran for almost 60 years before it was removed from the US highway system in 1985. The historic Route 66 gets many visitors ever year, but it’s the […]

Torrey Pines State Reserve: Hiking Razor Point, Yucca Point & the Beach Trail

By far one of the easiest and most rewarding hikes you can do in Southern California is the plethora of trails at the Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla. These trails provide a perfect backdrop for your exploration of the amazing California coastal scenery and they can be as long or as short as you […]