Socal Daytrips: Spring Blooms in Southern California

After one of the coldest and wettest winters I’ve experienced since moving to Southern California in 2010, we have been rewarded with magnificent spring wildflower blooms.  Some are calling this a “Superbloom” year, and while I’m not sure what technically qualifies as a superbloom versus a very good bloom, I can personally attest that the […]

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Hike: Indian and Palm Canyons, Palm Springs

I love the ocean and I love the mountains. But when I moved to Southern California in 2010, I developed a love for the desert. Just about 1.5 hours away from Orange County, the Palm Desert is one of our favorite places to visit.  Although we like to visit new places, we find ourselves returning […]

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Hike: Mishe Mokwa Trail to Sandstone Peak

Updated October 2018:  I brought this post over from DeliciousLA blog because it’s a great hike in the LA area with magnificent views. A few weeks ago, my friend Monica came to visit us.  We wanted to take her somewhere special, so we took her hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains.  We’ve been meaning to […]

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LA: Hike Los Liones Canyon

Updated 2018: A nice hike we enjoyed, originally featured on my DeliciousLA blog, when we were living in Los Angeles. *** Our friend invited us on a hike today at the Los Liones Canyon. Hiking is a very popular past time in LA, and we’ve been getting more into it recently.  A couple of weekends […]

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Hike: Solstice Canyon, Malibu, CA

Updated October 2018: This hike was initially shared on DeliciousLA. It’s a great hike in the Santa Monica Mountains.  Yesterday, we went for a hike @ Solstice Mountain in the Santa Monica Mountains. It was highly recommended by a friend and we’d been talking about going for a hike for a while.  We are so glad […]

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