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The Ultimate Coron, Palawan Guide | 3 days in a Philippines Paradise

May 22nd, 2017 by Clear, blue water of Coron, Palawan, Philippines on Banol Island with a boat

Coron is THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE I’VE VISITED (so far :P).  It is a gorgeous destination with a small town feel and an endless number of islands and beaches to explore.  Coron is a first class municipality in the province of Palawan, other popular destinations include El Nido and Puerte Princessa.   Read: Oh the […]

Desert X 2017 | Coachella Valley, California

May 5th, 2017 by

​This past spring, Coachella Valley, Palm Springs and its neighboring desert cities weren’t only the backdrop for music festivals, Coachella and Stagecoach, but were also the canvas for an art exhibition, Desert X.   Desert X was on display, from February 25 – April 30 2017 and had various installations from established and emerging artist, […]

6 Things to Do in Julian, California

January 18th, 2017 by Julian Apple Pie Company

Having an apple of a time in Julian, California   Since I’ve been back from the Philippines, I’ve been a hibernating bear.  The lack of sleep and jet lag caused me to be up in the AM and sleep, snuggled under three layers of blankets, until the early hours of the PM.  I miss the […]

A Weekend Warrior’s Guide to Idyllwild, California

November 15th, 2016 by Justine holding a pine cone during hike at Suicide Rock, Idyllwild, California

  ​Idyllwild, California » Pronounced Idol-wild or Idle-wild   Nestled in the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County, Idyllwild is the largest of three unincorporated adjacent towns, with Pine Cove and Fern Valley.     Before this trip, I had never heard of Idyllwild, let alone could I point it out on a map; however, […]

Frolicking in a Field of Sunflowers | Suzie’s Farm | San Diego, California

October 6th, 2016 by Big, beautiful sunflower in a field of sunflowers | Suzie's Farm San Diego, California

Update January 1, 2018: Suzie’s Farm is officially closed.  The owners posted a video on the Suzie’s Farm Facebook page explaining that due to financial reasons they were not able to continue operating the farm.   As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, I stumbled upon an event for sunflower picking at Suzie’s Farm. […]