SANTA BARBARA

27 Unique Things to Do in Santa Barbara

Looking for some unique things to do in Santa Barbara? Here’s my full list! Of all the places to visit in California, I’ve gotta say Santa Barbara has to be up there. It’s hard not to like a place that…

USA

40 Castles in the US to Live Your Best Fairytale Life

Did you know you don’t need to go to Europe to get your fairytale fantasies fulfilled? There are actually quite a lot of beautiful castles in the US that’ll make you want to put on your flowiest dress and frolic…

TRUCKEE

18 Fun Things to Do in Truckee in the Summer (Hint: Lots of …

Hey, remember that August I housesat in Lake Tahoe for a month? Whelp, I think it’s about time I finally wrote about it. Here are all the fun things to do in Truckee in the summer! Back in the spring…

Going to San Francisco for the First Time?

If you’re like me, going to San Francisco for the first time is going to result in love at first sight. While it takes me a little while to find the charms of some cities, I knew the minute I…

Elissa’s Local Guide to Los Angeles

A third generation Angelino, Elissa is a true-blue local to one of California’s most famous cities. Both of her grandfathers were born and raised in Los Angeles, and her father works as an architect Downtown. She has also had the…

The Getty Villa: Explore Los Angeles’s Best Kept Secret

There are quite a few things that come to mind when I think travel to Los Angeles. There’s the famous Hollywood sign, its historic boulevard, Griffith Observatory, the many beaches nearby, and even the Getty Museum is often recommended. However,…