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California small towns – Santa Monica, part 2: attractions

What comes to mind when you think of Santa Monica? No doubt the answer is entertainment, the beach, the pier, and images from famous movies. What are the places to visit in Santa Monica? What is the best way to plan a… Continue Reading…


6 best hikes in Los Angeles with stunning views

Los Angeles is blessed with sunny weather nearly year-round and a geographical location that allows you to visit some of the best beaches and mountains in the state in the same day. Add to that plenty of hiking trails and you have… Continue Reading…


Fall in California – best places for fall foliage, pumpkins, apples and more

Crisp air, crunchy leaves, brightly colored foliage, pumpkins and apples – I love little things about autumn. In this post I will take you thru my favorite fall destinations in California; from apple picking to leaf peeping here’s where to… Continue Reading…


California’s small towns – Santa Monica: part 1 – short history and basic facts

While travelling thru Southern California, it’s impossible to resist the charm of its beaches and many little towns, scattered along the Pacific Ocean coast. Today I wanted to take you to a real “gem” which is Santa Monica – the… Continue Reading…


California small towns – San Diego: part 4 – finding accommodations in the best neighborhoods and areas

San Diego is a beautiful city in Southern California, with a great geographical location, good climate, and nearly 68 miles of beaches. It is therefore a center that offers tourists endless opportunities to enjoy nature and relaxation while on vacation. San Diego… Continue Reading…


California scenic drives: the best highways for your road trip

The scenic drives in California are undeniably charming and attract visitors from all over the world. Why is the idea of going on a road trip in California so enchanting? What makes it so appealing? Well, maybe the answer is to be found… Continue Reading…


California small towns – San Diego: part 3 – a guide to the best restaurants in town

Are you visiting the city of San Diego? Have you been so busy visiting the multiple attractions that you have not thought about where to eat yet? Then this guide can help you out. I will start by recommending restaurants in the… Continue Reading…


A guide to San Diego Zoo and the Zoo Safari Park

San Diego County is home to two parks dedicated to animals and each of them is worth a visit. In this article, I will try to highlight the differences between the San Diego Zoo and the Zoo Safari Park, to help you decide which… Continue Reading…


California small towns – San Diego: part 2 – itineraries from 1 to 3 days

San Diego is one of the major cities in California and is full of attractions, museums, and theme parks. Many people include it in a tour of the Golden State or a road trip across several states. Others avoid it because it is slightly off course… Continue Reading…


California small towns – San Diego: part 1- short history and basic facts

Founded in 1769, San Diego is the oldest city in California. It is also the second largest city in California and the eighth largest in the United States. San Diego is located in the southwestern tip of California, on the… Continue Reading…