Hiking in Malibu

Hikes with great views of the ocean are some of my favorites and Malibu offers plenty of those.  For me, there’s nothing quite like catching a glimpse of the ocean after climbing a steep trail. It makes it that much more worth it. This hike in Solstice Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains had some…

Natural Bridges State Beach tide pools, Santa Cruz, CA This spot is one of my favorite spots in the world; I could spend all day exploring the tide pools here. Not too mention that the beach itself is also great.

While in Santa Cruz, I stopped by Natural Bridges State Beach, which is another one of my favorite spots in the city. I was itching for a hike so I decided to check out the short, one-mile trail the park had. Luckily for me, the park is an excellent location to spot monarch butterflies! The…

Next stop-Santa Cruz. One of my favorite restaurants ever is Saturn Café in Santa Cruz. I first visited this vegetarian restaurant about five years ago and have gone back as many times as possible since then. Saturn Café first opened in Santa Cruz in 1979, and continues to offer up some amazing vegetarian and vegan…

San Jose! I could have sworn that I took more pictures of San Jose, but these pictures are the only ones that seem to be on my computer. Psycho Donuts in San Jose is one of the more interesting donut shops I’ve been to and has a unique theme. The names of the donuts, which…

Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, CA

San Francisco! What a great city. I had the chance to spend a day or so there back in October. I’d been to San Francisco a few times before, but thanks to a friend in the area was able to discover a few new places on this trip. First up, one of the most spectacular…

So I’d really like to get caught up with my posts, but now I’m paying for internet by the gig.  Tumblr is not exactly the best place for me right now.  I’ll try a picture or two though.   June 23rd (Back in America!) My friend’s dogs.  Aren’t they cute?   June 24th: Even California…