Discover Los Angeles Hollywood Night Recap

For its first time partnering with a tourism organization, Canucks Sports & Entertainment and Discover Los Angeles teamed up to host its first Hollywood Night at Rogers Arena this week during the Vancouver Canucks vs LA Kings game. For one night, Canucks fans were treated to a Hollywood VIP treatment with a red carpet walkway and…

Visit San Diego: The Old Globe – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Spending the week in sunny San Diego, California, I’ll be sharing with you all the highlights of my vacation through a “Visit San Diego” series this month. This trip features a lot of firsts for hubby and I, despite having been to San Diego 6 years ago on a road trip. With the help from…

Visit San Diego: San Diego Zoo

A visit to San Diego isn’t complete unless you make a trip to their popular and famous San Diego Zoo. The San Diego Zoo, residing in Balboa Park, houses over 3700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Did you know that it is one of the largest conservation zoos in North America? In…

Buster’s Southern Barbeque in Calistoga California

While traveling to or through the Napa Valley you very much expect good wine and good food. So many wine tastings in so little time and maybe some cheese pairings, charcuterie, bread, fine dining… Well, you know, everything that you would expect from wine country. So imagine my surprise when I discovered the best barbecue…

2018 Big Little Lies Road Trip

Golden Globe & Critics Choice winning HBO series, Big Little Lies, takes viewers on a trip to the gorgeous scenery of Monterey County on coastline of California. Looking to escape winter, what better escape than to follow in the footsteps of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman in Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Big Sur. This is the perfect…

Top 10 Geeky Things To Do in San Diego

San Diego, California is famous for Comic-Con, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, sunny weather, and beautiful beaches. However, did you know it’s also a mecca for architecture, art galleries, and inspiration to many? As much as I would love to attend Comic-Con, I know that San Diego is home to many more exciting and geeky…

Summer Fun! 5 Things To Do in & Around San Jose, CA

When you think of a short 4-5 day getaway and California, usually it means San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palm Springs or even San Diego. San Jose is rarely a weekend getaway destination. Most people consider San Jose as a business trip destination for techies flying down for meetings in Silicon Valley. However, this is one vacation…

Healthy and Delicious in San Diego

Food is important. Good food is even more important – that’s how I see it! Thankfully, there are more and more places popping up that help ease the search for good, nourishing food. A place I came across on a recent trip to sunny San Diego was Cafe Gratitude. I only wish I was there…

San Francisco Eats – Hitachino Beer & Wagyu

Nest is best! Hitachino Nest Beer is a craft brewery created in 1823 in Hitachi, Japan, located in the Ibaraki prefecture outside of Tokyo. I’ve been a huge fan ever since being introduced to Hitachino Nest’s White Ale beer in California during a work trip. It’s hard to find Hitachino beers in Vancouver, so I take…

SF Adventures – 10 Affordable Things To Do #OnlyInSF

This most recent trip, I spent 4 days in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve been to San Francisco multiple times, for work and for vacation, so this trip I wanted to seek out things to do that were either free or unique which I haven’t done before in the city. Here is my list of things…