What is San Francisco’s Union Square Christmas shopping like this year? – 2023
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What is San Francisco’s Union Square Christmas shopping like this year? – 2023

I’ve been wondering what San Francisco Union Square Christmas shopping would be like this year. There’s all the scary news about SF store robberies and car break ins. Also, many major San Francisco stores have closed recently including Nordstrom’s flagship store, Old Navy, Gap, DSW and Disney. So, being the amazing travel blogging investigative reporter…

Is Arnold California worth visiting?
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Is Arnold California worth visiting?

Chances are you’ve never heard of Arnold, California. It’s a census-designated place in the Stanislaus National Forest of Calaveras County, with a population (and elevation) of around 4000. Arnold is about a 3-hour drive from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, and 2 hours from Yosemite National Park. Arnold has no stoplight, and few sidewalks. In…

Breakfast in Germany, Lunch in France, Dinner in Switzerland!
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Breakfast in Germany, Lunch in France, Dinner in Switzerland!

A fun thing to do in your spare time is to have breakfast in Germany, lunch in France, and dinner in Switzerland 😀 Especially if you happen to already be in the southwest side of Germany, and need get to the airport in Zurich (and if you have a car!) Read on for details of…

Capitola – Where should you stay?
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Capitola – Where should you stay?

Capitola is a ridiculously charming beach village in the Monterey Bay of California. Colorful buildings, palm trees, restaurants, shops and pretty vistas galore! It is the perfect spot for a beach mini-break, or a longer stay! For such a small town there are quite a few lodging options. Read on for my recommendations. Be sure…

What to see in Capitola Village By The Sea
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What to see in Capitola Village By The Sea

Capitola is a scathingly charming beach town in Santa Cruz County, California. Colorful, historic buildings, palm trees, restaurants, shops, art galleries, and pretty vistas galore! It is the perfect place for a beach mini-break or a longer stay! Here are my suggestions for the best things to do in Capitola: Go to the Beach! Capitola…