Nepenthe

A trip to Big Sur would not be complete without a stop for lunch at Nepenthe, the restaurant overlooking the Pacific Ocean off the Pacific Coast Highway. After driving along the coast, it is nice to stop for lunch at Nepenthe where you can enjoy looking out over the side of the cliff without worrying … More Nepenthe

17 Mile Drive

Notes On 17 Mile Drive: My main goal for staying in Monterey Bay, California was to see the beautiful coastline view along highway 1 up to Big Sur, but I took the 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach and I could definitely argue that this view is just as beautiful. It is for sure worth … More 17 Mile Drive

The Bench

Pebble Beach Resort in Northern California is known for its top notch golf course, so of course I had to have lunch overlooking the 18th hole. There are two restaurants right next door at Pebble Beach, Stillwater and The Bench, that provide the best views. The restaurant Stillwater is more formal and focuses mainly on … More The Bench

Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Abbot Kinney Blvd. is definitely the shopping street with the most character in Southern California. Rodeo Drive attracts the most tourists and Melrose Ave. is where you can find popular brands, but Abbot Kinney has a range of unique stores where you can find a variety of awesome things. There are these little touches to … More Abbot Kinney Blvd.

The Beverly Hilton

Any hotel that advertises the time Angelina Jolie jumped into their pool after winning a Golden Globe is a hotel I want to check out. The Beverly Hilton is most known for all of the events they hold throughout the year, more so than being known for the actual hotel. They host events from the … More The Beverly Hilton

Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park

Around this time every year all of the theme parks realize how much people love celebrating the holidays and they think of ways to get you back into their park. I have visited Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park a few times now and I was not fully convinced buying a full price ticket just … More Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park