At Last Cafe: Long Beach’s Hidden Diner

Another one of the gems I found on a late night Food Network fix was At Last Cafe in downtown Long Beach. This small, almost hole in the wall, restaurant is something that you would easily pass by if you saw it for the first time. However, doing that would be a real mistake, as […]

Exploring Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Photographic Guide

While growing up in Southern California I must have been sick during the school trip that takes you to this mission, as everyone that I have talked to has been here other then me. Since that was case, I decided make a full day out of it and to see the Mission San Juan Capistrano […]

Wildflowers of Mission San Juan Capistrano Photos

One of the things I often forget about California is the rich history that is prevalent in the Missions that line the coast. There are 21 missions in California, all in different states of preservation and beauty, but the stand out of these is Mission San Juan Capistrano. I will dive into my time at San Juan Capistrano in another […]

Slaters 50/50: Most Eclectic Hamburgers You Will Ever Eat

Slater’s 50 / 50 has come highly recommended to me by at least half a dozen people. It was a small local establishment that has recently added two more restaurants and is converting people every day to its eclectic hamburgers that specialize in the crazy. On my way back from Orange County I decided it […]

1000 Steps Beach in Laguna Beach

One of the best things about living in Southern California is the plethora of beaches all within an hour drive from my house. There are beaches for surfing, camping, swimming and even shopping. Most people are familiar with the main beaches like Newport, Santa Monica, and Huntington, but many aren’t as familiar with the stellar […]

Tide Pools of Little Corona Del Mar

I have always been intrigued by the limitless and extraordinary life that exists in our planet’s oceans. I am a huge fan of aquariums, have snorkeled dozens of times and have a hard time turning off Shark Week even though it’s the same thing every year. For this reason, I am a fan of tide […]

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 […]