Angels Camp Jumping Frogs & Mark Twain History in Calavares County

One of the fun things about Calaveras County is the way it intercedes with Mark Twain’s personal story. Mark Twain is one of the most prolific writers in United States history, but most people don’t think about California when they hear his name, I know I never did. I was recently surprised to learn about […]

Three Winter Weekend Adventures for Bay Area Explorers

When living in the Bay Area, it can be easy to forget how close the Sierra Nevada mountains are and how many awesome opportunities they hold. I know that in San Francisco I love driving the coast, exploring the rich culinary scene and wandering Muir Woods, but I also like getting out of the area […]