Big Bear Lake

Last Thanksgiving, my mom and I decided it was as good of a day as any to venture out two hours east to the San Bernardino Mountains and Big Bear. We weren’t planning on skiing or anything (in all honesty, I’m not sure what exactly it was we were planning on doing there), but driving … More Big Bear Lake

Oceanside Pier

Having lived in Oceanside for most of my childhood, the Oceanside pier is one of the mostly oddly nostalgic places for me in San Diego. I remember spending hours walking up and down the boarded pier with my parents, who would sometimes come here to go fishing. Those were the days. But during the peak … More Oceanside Pier

Shroom Caves

As Solana Beach’s worst kept secret, it seems that almost every local San Diegan has at least heard of the Shroom Caves. The tall, sandstone caves that are visible from the 5 freeway are a favorite hangout spot among local teenagers, and a canvas  for graffiti artists. I first heard of this place as a … More Shroom Caves

The Saxony Swing

Hiding in the heart of Encinitas is a place straight out of your average Indie film: The Saxony Swing. Named after the road you can find it on, this spot is on the intersection of Quail Gardens Road and Saxony Road, in a sweet little canyon. The first time I was brought here, we went down … More The Saxony Swing

San Francisco Part 2

As a mecca for the young and artistic, San Francisco is home to some of the most amazing architectural and artistic feats in the wold. I love everything about this amazing city, but the stunning beauty of every buiding and structure here is probably my favorite part about it all. So without further ado, let’s … More San Francisco Part 2