3 Parks in California You Need to Visit

There are many parks in California – national, state, and local; and they can be found in deserts, forests, and mountains. Yosemite This national park offers a lot of spectacular views of mountains and forests, and there’s hikes to mesmerizing waterfalls, guided naturalist walks, camping, and more. Sequoia & Kings Canyon What I like mostContinue reading “3 Parks in California You Need to Visit”

Santa Barbara Day Trip Itinerary

If you’re staying in Los Angeles and wanting to take a day trip up to Santa Barbara, here is the itinerary you need! Breakfast Just before you get into Santa Barbara, you drive through a town called Montecito. I think of it as a smaller version of Santa Barbara because it’s also a posh beachContinue reading “Santa Barbara Day Trip Itinerary”

3 Budget-Friendly Places to Eat and Drink in Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is home to an abundance of wineries, breweries, unique cafés, and more. Here are a few of my favorite places to get food and drinks that won’t break the bank. Third Window Brewing Co. A family-owned brewery that also serves wine and wagyu beef. Read my review about it here! Bree’Osh An authenticContinue reading “3 Budget-Friendly Places to Eat and Drink in Santa Barbara, California”

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Review

This history museum is dedicated to the Santa Barbara oceans and covers so much than just conservation. Topics Covered in This Museum In the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, you will learn about the history of surfing, the U.S. Navy, Southern Californian Natives and The Colonizers, Sailboats and the Transpacific Yacht Race, Ocean Conservation, diving, andContinue reading “Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Review”

Third Window Brewing Co. Review

Located in Santa Barbara, California, this family-owned brewery ranks towards the top of all the breweries I’ve been to. The Family Story Out of all the numerous wineries and breweries in Santa Barbara, I picked this one to go to on my day trip because of the family story. Every member of the family isContinue reading “Third Window Brewing Co. Review”

5 Activities in Santa Barbara, California

Walk Down State Street This iconic shopping and dining street is a great area to take a stroll. Due to the pandemic, the street was completely closed off from traffic to allow for outdoor dining and more social distancing. Check out The Book Den Right around the corner from State Street is The Book Den.Continue reading “5 Activities in Santa Barbara, California”

5 Day Los Angeles Itinerary

I recommend getting an explorer pass if it’s your first time in Los Angeles, and you plan on going on a lot of paid excursions. Day 1: Explore Downtown Downtown Los Angeles has a lot of cool buildings and retail centers to shop in. The Last Bookstore, Grand Central Market, Walt Disney Concert Hall, AngelsContinue reading “5 Day Los Angeles Itinerary”

4 Places to Shop Until You Drop in Los Angeles, California

The Americana The Americana is directly across the street from the Glendale Galleria. What I love most about this shopping area is how relaxing it is. A water fountain sits in the middle of the shops, and all of the restaurants have views of it on their patios. Another bonus is the view of DowntownContinue reading “4 Places to Shop Until You Drop in Los Angeles, California”

5 Activities in Los Angeles, California

This article details activities in LA about my favorite stores, adventure parks, and sports games. Grand Central Market Located in the heart of Downtown, this market has a ton of unique food vendors, florists, and it hosts many events. It’s a cool place to check out and grab a bite to eat. The Last BookstoreContinue reading “5 Activities in Los Angeles, California”