A weekend in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

A weekend in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

No California road trip on Highway 1 is complete without a stop at either Monterey or Carmel-by-the-Sea. It’s a truth universally acknowledged – the area is gorgeous and there are so many great things to see and do. Mr M and I packed the car and headed...
Visit The Mystery Spot, Santa Cruz

Visit The Mystery Spot, Santa Cruz

Everywhere I go in San Francisco I see cars with yellow “The Mystery Spot” bumper stickers. I thought it was some clever advertising for a pub or nightclub. A creepy nightspot with speed dating nights that don’t filter out participants with hygiene...
Planning a successful trip to Yosemite NP

Planning a successful trip to Yosemite NP

Camping in California’s Yosemite National Park either takes months of planning or a Leprechaun’s-pot-of-gold-worth of luck. Actually, it’s usually both of those things at once. Plus a good internet connection and a deft clicking finger. Yosemite is...