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Where to stay in San Francisco: recommended neighborhoods and areas

When choosing the area where to stay in San Francisco, two main factors to be considered are the safety of the area and public transportation to the main city attractions. Below you can find my selection of some recommended accommodations and some… Continue Reading…


San Francisco in 3 days

3 days is the typical time frame that visitors dedicate to San Francisco. In this article, I will try to detail what I think is the best route to visit San Francisco in 3 days, designed not only to see the so-called must-see… Continue Reading…


Happening in August 2022 – Los Angeles and Orange County

August may signal summer’s home stretch, but that doesn’t mean the seasonal vibes need to end. Grab an ice cream cone, splash around in a swimming pool or dine outside – and make sure to follow our August events calendar for the best activities in LA… Continue Reading…


San Francisco: Attractions and Places to Visit

San Francisco, the world capital of all things eccentric and unconventional. It’s one of the most fascinating cities in the USA and it should not be overlooked if you’re planning to visit California. San Francisco lays at the heart of the San Francisco Bay… Continue Reading…


Facts and myths about living in Southern California

Are you dreaming of moving to California and wondering to what extent the image shown in movies and series is truthful? Will your character fit like a glove to the local reality, or maybe your tastes do not match it… Continue Reading…


San Francisco – short history and curiosities

San Francisco is one of the most recognizable cities in America that is definitely worth visiting during a trip to the United States. You will find here not only famous symbols such as the Golden Gate Bridge, steep streets and… Continue Reading…


New chapter – California

May 6, 2006. 16 years ago today I followed my dream and moved to California. It was May 1st. I just finished packing my last bag I was going to take with me. All other bags, boxes and some furniture… Continue Reading…


May 1, 2005

May 1, 2005. 17 years ago. I was living in Chicago back then, and having just come out of yet another heavy Mid-West winter, I decided I needed to warm up; so I packed a small suitcase and took a plane to a place that a year… Continue Reading…


Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is located on the western slopes of the Coastal Mountains, off the Pacific Ocean in the southern part of the state of California. A bit of history By the end of the latest Ice Age, Giant Redwoods… Continue Reading…


10 Fun Facts About Los Angeles

1. Los Angeles’s name was not always “Los Angeles” When Los Angeles became a city, its full name was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de Porciúncula .” That would translate to “The Town of Our Lady Queen of… Continue Reading…