This past Sunday I decided to set off on an adventure. I didn't want to fully map out my route, since I had driven around the North Shore before (SEE THIS POST). I wanted to see where the wind (and winding road) took me. I wanted to stop where felt right. What happens when I do this ends up almost always being magical.
When in San Jose, there are two major areas that attract foodies and shoppers alike, San Pedro Square and Santana Row. I love hanging out in areas like this because there are a ton of walkable options.
California produces 90 percent of all the wine in the United States. The Napa Valley region alone contributes up to $50 billion to the american economy. Needless to say, us Californian's take great pride in our wines...
Known as one of the most scenic drives in the country, the Pacific Coast Highway is the definition of stunning. My hair artist friend, Paige and I just got back from experiencing this epic road trip and we are having total post vacation blues.
Old Quebec City is magical. Especially in the winter when it turns into the perfect winter wonderland. This is also a city in which I have deep family ties. Being born in Quebec and spending most Christmases in this city has me gushing with excitement to share with you my favorite things to do while in the old city. Follow this quick guide while in Quebec to experience some of the best this quaint city has to offer.
Mt. Whitney is known for being the highest summit in the Sierra Nevada. It also is the highest peak in all of main-land United States. All of the other highest peaks in the US actually lie within the boarders of Alaska. Chicago native, Moe shares with us another of her amazing climbs in this guide to hiking Mt. Whitney.
Beneath the angelic skies of the Pacific Ocean about half way between Los Angeles and Tokyo lies a chain of rugged volcanic islands. The Hawaiian Islands bring millions of tourists a year yet is home to some of the most well preserved nature and genuine culture I’ve ever seen.
While Mt. Rainier is not the highest nor the most difficult of the mountains to climb, you can encounter some pretty serious weather, which causes about half of the people who attempt it to turn around. Luckily, during Moe's time on the mountain, she was in for some beautiful weather and a great ascent.
The Pacific Coast Highway is known for some of the most amazing views in the country. This road trip adventure will have your eyes widen, your taste buds salivate, and your lungs forever wishing for more of that cool salty Pacific air.