Where to Wander in La Jolla

where to wander in La Jolla
“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”- Susan Sontag
San Diego, CA, known for its temperate weather, beautiful beaches, and the plethora of things to do and see. I have given many friends and family members tips on where to go and see while visiting San Diego, and want to share my favorites with you lucky s.o.b’s. San …
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Road Trip Photo Diary

Road Trip Photo Diary

“There is nowhere to go but everywhere.”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

A road trip is a rare and amazing experience to go from one destination to another and appreciate the journey in between. California was the final frontier of the American mainland, and it remains so in the minds of many. Route 66 is the ideal way to …

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The Ultimate Summer Road Trip

Ultimate Summer Road Trip

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.”

Two years ago almost to the day, I packed my car and moved to California. I had just gotten back from living in Europe, and my heart was not ready to settle in the East Coast just yet. I was fortunate to have my sister and her then boyfriend moving at the same …

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A Weekend in Catalina

A weekend in Catalina

“An island utopia in a modern, busy, everyday world. A land where there are neither rich nor poor. A heaven on earth.” –
William Wrigley about Catalina Island

I first heard about Catalina in the timeless classic, Step Brothers (f*ckin Catalina Wine Mixer).  As an East-Coaster living in San Diego, I did not know much about the island …

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An American Cripple in Paris

Most people would cancel a multi-city tour of Europe including a stop in Paris when they find out that they fractured their foot. But I am not most people. In my younger years, I had an undiagnosed case of FOMO (fear of missing out) and I always refused to miss a good time. So for four days in Paris I …

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Three Days in Paris: The Perfect Itinerary

Three Days in Paris

“Respirer Paris, cela conserve l’âme.” – Victor Hugo

Paris is the City of Light, or City of Love, depending on who you ask. I have visited Paris many times, since I was not too far away living in Luxembourg, and it quickly became my favorite city. Follow my itinerary and drink as much wine as I did while there, and …

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