Even with all the online resources available to travelers today, when I arrive in a new destination, I still like to pick up good maps, local guides and schedules of events to help me plan my vacation and maximize my experience of the place. And I definitely appreciate the guidance of a local who can recommend great experiences that are personalized to my family’s interests.
Posted on November 18, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments
It’s spring! On a perfect, mild Southern California day, there’s no better place to stretch your legs and wake up your senses than a visit to The Huntington Gardens. It’s also a great place to see what grows well in Southern California’s Mediterranean climate (one…Continue
Posted on May 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments
We had just left the train station when he strode across the plaza. Wearing jeans, cowboy boots and hat, and weathered skin the color of a saddle—he was the present-day embodiment of the vaqueros who have herded cattle in this area for over 200 years. Could there have been a better reminder that…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2011 at 7:06pm — 2 Comments
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