Lost in LA: Malibu

Malibu Pier (May 2021). When one thinks of Malibu, some words that come to mind might include "beach," "affluent," "secluded." All of them are correct, as this coastal city located at the very north-west corner of Los Angeles County is world-famous for its pristine beaches and multi-million dollar homes along its shores. Locals and tourists … Continue reading Lost in LA: Malibu

Lost in LA: West Los Angeles (PART 2)

Venice Beach, California (January 2020). Over two years have passed since I last wrote about West LA. I had discussed the neighborhoods of Westwood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and the Pacific Palisades, as I had gone to those places during my time as a college student. Since then, I hadn't really returned to explore more … Continue reading Lost in LA: West Los Angeles (PART 2)

Destination: Solvang, Hearst Castle, & Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

The coast of Central California is a unique one-- it's not the peaceful, sandy beaches of Southern California, nor is it quite the cool, chilly harbor of the north. Rather, it's wild and untamed, with its rocky shores and isolated climate that make for a scenic drive-thru between the massive, urban epicenters of Los Angeles … Continue reading Destination: Solvang, Hearst Castle, & Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Destination: Cambria, California

Five years have passed since I last went to Cambria. With its sweeping bluffs and rocky shoreline stretching for miles and miles, this small, seaside village in Central California is a rugged, wild retreat for anyone looking to escape the bustle of city life.┬áDespite the fact that I've traveled so many places in the world, … Continue reading Destination: Cambria, California