100+ Things to do in LA | The Ultimate Bucket List

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The best things to do in LA! From the top attractions to favorite local experiences, best beaches, festivals, and recommendations for where to stay and eat. There’s no doubt that Los Angeles gets a bad rap, mostly from people who have spent a weekend in the city and the majority of their time in Hollywood. […]

12 Best Joshua Tree Hotels & Campsites for Every Budget

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A look at the best Joshua Tree hotels for any budget. These are the best hotels and campsites available in and around the Joshua Tree region for any price point. Joshua Tree is one of Southern California’s famous national parks. Joshua Tree is the type of place you go to get away from the fast […]

101 Things to do in San Diego (From a Local)

101 things to do in San Diego (from a Local) | The Ultimate Bucket List

From trying the world-renowned microbrewery scene to finding the best beaches and tacos, these are the best things to do in San Diego at least once. San Diaaago, Ron Burgandy’s place of work and considered to be the sunniest place in America – okay I made that last one up, but it’s still a remarkable […]

Where to Stay in Los Angeles: Best Hotels, Neighborhoods & Travel Tips

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Planning a visit to the City of Stars? This quick guide on where to stay in Los Angeles will have you falling in love with Southern California and its endless summer. Movies, music, books, newspapers, and all forms of media paint Los Angeles as the go-to destination where people can turn their dreams into reality. […]

101 Things to Do in California | The Ultimate Bucket List (From a Local)

101 Things to do in California

There are countless options for things to do in California. It’s a state that offers so much in terms of varied landscapes – from the desert to the beach, mountains, and redwood forests. Having lived in California for 23 of my 28 years, there’s a lot I love about this place I most recently moved […]

A Drive through the L.A. Beaches

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Maybe I’ve changed a lot in my tastes since living abroad, but the enamored feeling I once had towards Southern California no longer seems to be there. I still enjoy visiting the sunny side of the state, and I still love many aspects of San Diego, but the attitudes in L.A. and Orange County made […]

4 days in the Desert: from the Salton Sea to Joshua Tree

I’ve been off the radar a bit more than usual as of late, and you may be wondering what the heck I’ve been up to! Well, I’ve been a little bit everywhere, more specifically a little bit all over the desert. I’m currently in a busy pizzeria in North Hollywood, overpowered by the hustle and […]

Exploring My Own Backyard in Julian, California

A short day trip from San Diego, you’ll find Julian and the best apple pie in southern California. Last weekend, I convinced my roommate to take a road trip with me to Julian, CA. I invited a few other friends, and next thing I knew, we had a full car, cruising up to Julian to […]