A California Pacific Coast Highway Trip To The Santa Cruz Walton Lighthouse

  On our travels to the Bay Area, we felt for a more authentic California experience, we had to do at least a mini day trip down the Pacific Coast Highway. So one of the days, we set out, rented a car, and went for it. If time allows for it on your visit, thisContinue reading “A California Pacific Coast Highway Trip To The Santa Cruz Walton Lighthouse”

Why Exercise Is So Important

  Every day most of us take vitamins, but are we getting enough exercise into our routine? It is so important that we take care of our health and well being. In addition to a healthy diet, we have to remember to keep moving. I find exercise particularly helpful if I feel like I amContinue reading “Why Exercise Is So Important”

Muir Woods National Monument

  When we travel, it is important to us to visit places that connect us with the local nature and environment of the area. It is so good and healthy to enjoy the sun, Earth, and to really get a true sense of the history of the land. There is nothing like a hike amongContinue reading “Muir Woods National Monument”

Cable Car Museum San Francisco

  For years, before I had traveled to the Bay Area, I imagined that cable cars lined the streets. It may have been a particular rice commercial that had first enabled me to have this vision. If you grew up in the nineties, I think you know what treat I am referring to! Once weContinue reading “Cable Car Museum San Francisco”

A Journey To Yosemite

  Yosemite was on my mind a lot even before we got there. It has always been one of those places we always wanted to go to, and luckily it is not too far away from San Francisco (where our hotel was.) There are different restrictions depending on weather or the time of the year,Continue reading “A Journey To Yosemite”

The Golden Gate Bridge/Wave Organ With Interesting Historical Connections to Philadelphia

  Nothing says San Francisco like the Golden Gate Bridge. This may be one of the most iconic bridges, not just in the United States, but in the world. It was actually built during the Great Depression and has been quoted as being part of “American resolve and ingenuity.” The bridge itself typically carries aroundContinue reading “The Golden Gate Bridge/Wave Organ With Interesting Historical Connections to Philadelphia”

Twin Peaks Overlook San Francisco

  When we get to a city, one of the first things we generally will do is get a feel for the layout of the place. In San Francisco, we decided on the “Painted Ladies Tour Company” to get more interesting vantage points. Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us in depth perspectives onContinue reading “Twin Peaks Overlook San Francisco”