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California

Unique Meteorological Phenomenon Worth Traveling For

Unique meteorological phenomena like a purple lightning storm

We all know Mother Nature can be unpredictable, however sometimes she can also be strangely predictable. Or just plain strange. Or remain unexplained despite the best efforts of modern technology. Whichever it may be, the following unique meteorological phenomenon are all worth traveling for. Some of these events occur daily, like the massive thunderstorm over … Read More

Things to Know About the Big Bear Region

Big Bear Lake, California

When it comes to finding the perfect location to relax, the Big Bear Region is one of Southern California’s most beloved locations. The region has the best activities to offer that helps a person connect with nature while also having fun with other people. Besides, there are hundreds of cabins for rent in Big Bear, which … Read More

Unique, Offbeat Anaheim Sights & Activities

Anaheim Hills, California

Like most of California’s cities, Anaheim can be a fun, cool, and quirky vacation destination — especially if you know the right places to get off the beaten tourist path. From ultimate trampoline dodgeball to the unique Barbeer — greatest barbershop ever — these are some of the most entertaining offbeat Anaheim activities to experience. … Read More

Offbeat San Diego, California Sights and Activities

Night skyline of San Diego, California

San Diego is one of California’s most entertaining cities. It can be exciting or relaxing, fun or mischievous, but always an enjoyable and delicious time. While many people come here for the weather and beaches, there is much more to San Diego than simple shoreline. Check out these offbeat San Diego sights and activities to … Read More

Exploring The Rock: Alcatraz Night Tour in San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz prison, AKA The Rock, in San Francisco Bay, California

No visit to San Francisco would be complete without a tour of The Rock, the most famous former prison in the United States and one of the most famous historic prisons in the world. The island is a great day-trip however I highly recommend taking the Alcatraz night tour instead. Sadly, since I am not … Read More

Farewell 2013: My Travel Year In Photos

Grand Mosque In Abu Dhabi, UAE

All last month my fellow travel bloggers were sharing their top photos and recommended gift ideas for travelers. Never one to hop on an overcrowded bandwagon I decided to abstain from it all. Well that and most of my photographs are not that worthy of repeated sharing, although to be fair my photography skills have … Read More