Paramount Pictures Studio Tour in Hollywood

When in Hollywood, most people will want to see something related to the movies. While there is the famous walk of fame and places like that, one of the best ways to go behind the scenes of the movies is to tour one of the studio backlots. There are three ways to do this, Sony, […]

10 Things to do on Coronado Island

Coronado Island, which is not really an island but more of a peninsula is one of my favorite places to visit while in San Diego. The island has a lot of charm with historic old buildings, fun restaurants, great beaches and beautiful views of the San Diego skyline, here are ten things you can do […]

Bob’s Donuts in San Francisco

As a connoisseur of donuts all over California, you can bet that the famous Bob’s in San Francisco is one of those places I have frequented many times. Bob’s has been voted the second best donut shop in the nation as well as many other awards, and this unimposing shop in the Nob Hill area […]

Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco

Disclosure: Tickets were provided free of charge, all opinions are my own. The Museum of Ice Cream has become an incredibly popular tourist attraction in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Known for its photo areas set up for Instagram shots, I was a little wary that it would not be my cup of tea, […]

30 Places to Visit in California in 2019

California is full of so many different adventures, and it can be hard to pick where to travel each year. I figured I would start 2019 by sharing some of my favorite spots in the state, that way if you are looking to explore a new area maybe one of these 30 spots will catch […]

Best Food of 2018

Since I get the opportunity to travel around California so much throughout the year, I wanted to start a new end of year post where I share some of my favorite things that I ate during the previous year. Of course, I am not trying to say these are the best meals in the entire […]

Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel In San Francisco

This stay was provided free of charge, but all opinions are my own. The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is located only a few blocks from Union Square right in the popular and touristy part of San Francisco. It is a beautiful and historic hotel that was built over 100 years ago and has some of […]

My Ten Favorite Adventures of 2018

As with previous years, 2018 was full of excitement and adventure with tons of trips all over California. While it is hard to pick my favorites, I tried to narrow it down to the ten most fun adventures I took in California this year. Check out the video and list below and let me know […]

Kayaking on Mono Lake: How to Experience the Tufas from the Water

Ever since the first time I visited this strange lake on Highway 395 I have always wanted to come back and do some kayaking. After researching the rules, I found that kayaking is very much allowed but that there are rules about how close you can get to the tufas during the bird nesting season […]

Hiking to the Wisdom Tree and Hollywood Sign

Hiking to the Hollywood Sign is something that most visitors want to do when they come to Los Angeles. While there are many ways to get there, one of the shortest (but steepest) is the hike to the Wisdom Tree on Burbank Peak and over the Getty Ridge Trail? To the back of the Hollywood […]