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Santa Cruz by Justine

When my friend and I were entertaining doing a day trip down to Santa Cruz, we had the following criteria that we wanted to include: a hike, a deliciously rewarding coffee, and some beach time. I don’t want to…

In the book, How to Cycle, published in 1892, Dr. K.K. Doty wrote that “Cyclers see considerable more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh…

If you’re searching for a weekend getaway, San Diego packs a big vacation punch. Thanks to a range of public transportation options, it’s an excellent choice if you’re considering a car-free getaway. I spent a recent weekend luxuriating at…

clear card

Take yourself and a family member out to a ball game this summer. Now, CLEAR card makes it even easier to get to your seats and cheer on the Giants. Starting this month, CLEAR members can not only bypass…

10740 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 475-8711 hotelpalomar.com Description  Situated in Westwood, home to UCLA and many a movie premiere, the Palomar LA Westwood is earth-friendly with a healthy does of chic. The Kimpton property abides by the brand’s…

525 S Winchester Boulevard San Jose, CA 95128 (408) 247-2101 winchestermysteryhouse.com Description Rumored to be the most haunted mansion in the Bay Area, San Jose’s infamous Winchester Mystery House is both  home to ghouls galore and an architectural road map to…

520 20th Street Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 452-2022 touchstoneclimbing.com Description The Great Western Power Co. is just one branch of the many state-of-the-art rock-climbing facilities operated by Touchstone Climbing Incorporated. Each club offers plenty of indoor climbing terrain, plus…