Trip to the Northern Olympic Peninsula

If you were a huge Twilight fan during your pre-teen years (like me), it doesn’t matter if you were Team Edward or Team Jacob. The small town of Forks, Washington must have been on your bucket list. I never would have imagined that I’d be able to cross that off my list several years later. […]

Point Reyes Day Trip Guide

Point Reyes is roughly 2 hours from San Jose but the beautiful drive makes up for the travel time. Opting for a scenic drive, we took 280 all the way to San Francisco which then turns into Hwy 1, and as you get on the Golden Gate Bridge the drive just gets even better. Since […]

Weekend Guide to Mendocino

Mendocino, California is a quaint coastal town 4 hours north of San Jose. If you’re looking for a short weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mendocino is the place to be. The charming town has numerous bed and breakfasts, restaurants, and some quirky shops. Here is how we spent our time […]

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  • Trip to the Northern Olympic Peninsula

    Trip to the Northern Olympic Peninsula

    If you were a huge Twilight fan during your pre-teen years (like me), it doesn’t matter if you were Team Edward or Team Jacob. The small town of Forks, Washington must have been on your bucket list. I never would have imagined that I’d be able to cross that off my list several years later. […]

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  • Point Reyes Day Trip Guide

    Point Reyes Day Trip Guide

    Point Reyes is roughly 2 hours from San Jose but the beautiful drive makes up for the travel time. Opting for a scenic drive, we took 280 all the way to San Francisco which then turns into Hwy 1, and as you get on the Golden Gate Bridge the drive just gets even better. Since […]

    READ MORE

  • Weekend Guide to Mendocino

    Weekend Guide to Mendocino

    Mendocino, California is a quaint coastal town 4 hours north of San Jose. If you’re looking for a short weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mendocino is the place to be. The charming town has numerous bed and breakfasts, restaurants, and some quirky shops. Here is how we spent our time […]

    READ MORE