Corn Island, Nicaragua, Horse at sunset

Caribbean Unknowns, Worth Getting to Know

The list of places to visit in the Caribbean is long. And it’s about to get even longer.

Island hopping has long been a thing. A fun thing. But if you’re the type of traveler who likes to go places off the beaten bath, the Caribbean probably hasn’t been on your radar. But good news, there still are spots where mass tourism isn’t the norm.

First stop, Nicaragua’s Corn Islands.

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view from above Avalon, Catalina

Winter Warm-up in Los Angeles

hiking griffith park in los angeles

I’ve lost track of how many years I’ve called the San Francisco Bay Area home, but I always get excited about planning a trip to Los Angeles. Southern California and Northern California may call the same state home, but it’s safe to say a bit of a rivalry exists. LA was where I spent my college days, and fell in love with summer-like weather that’s typical all year long.

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BottleRockNapaValley 2016

Summer Musts in the San Francisco Bay Area

BottleRockNapaValley 2016

Long, sunny weekends are popular times for folks to head out of town, but Bay Area residents need to stick close to home this summer, at least for a few days. Everyone likes to getaway, myself included, but don’t forget to take advantage of your own backyard. Memorial Day weekend serves as the kickoff for summer, and this year it seems like there’s even more must dos on the list.

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Paso Robles Wine Country

Northern California Wine Country Getaways

Spring is here. Time to start taking advantage of those weekends. If you live close to Northern California wine country, it’s a timely reminder of all the great getaway spots we have around the Bay Area. If you’re traveling from a distance, it’s the time of year that will convince you to book a trip. Spring break is winding down and summer vacation still seems … Continue reading Northern California Wine Country Getaways