San Francisco: City of Dreams

Cool people, gorgeous buildings, diverse people and neighborhoods, bike-able, chill & artistic culture, parks with amazing running trails, every type of food you can think of and close to Yosemite, Big Sur and the Redwoods?! How can that be a real place!? After we had been in San Francisco for 2 days we decided we…

10 Reasons to Visit Big Sur

We stopped to visit Big Sur for a few days on our way up the coast. It’s an amazing area and has a mystical feeling. There are many reasons to visit Big Sur, but here are my top 10 reasons: The breathtaking drive up highway one Rocky coastlines with fading cliffs and endless view of…

Santa Monica

We loved Santa Monica. It’s close to everything happening in LA, but still feels like a quaint city. The pier has a really cool vibe and the city is very walkable. Here are some things we enjoyed while we were there visiting a friend: -Montana Street Sushi Sho, Horchata Bakery— Also, visit Le Macaron French…

Laguna Beach 

We stumbled upon this gorgeous area on our way up highway one. Aliso Creek Beach has parking and then it’s a gorgeous walk to the look out points and treasure island beach.

Windansea Beach 

Windansea beach in La Jolla is probably one of the most beautiful beaches in California. The waves are pretty intense so it’s more of a relaxing beach. Also, it’s probably only good to go during low tide. 🙂 Cool Hippie van

Cleveland National Forest

We camped about an hour from San Diego in Cleveland National Forest (Bobcat Meadows Campground). It was a great camping spot and there were so many unique plants and beautiful sunsets. The terrain is mystical-looking with all of the jagged grey boulders peaking out of the sagebrush and wildflowers. On our first night, one of…

Del Mar, Black’s Beach and Mission Beach

North of La Jolla, under Torrey Pines, there’s a really cool beach with steep cliffs and giant waves. When we went, we parked at the Torrey Pines Glider Parking Lot… which would’ve been fine, but we ended up going down a super steep path that turned into a gulley really fast… so if you park…

Magical Day at La Jolla Beach

I use the word magical a lot… but so many places are just so amazing that it’s the perfect adjective for them. North of San Diego in La Jolla, there’s a fancy beach town with cliffs and walkways through gorgeous neighborhoods. There’s even a protected little area of the beach (Children’s Pool) where seals take…