Category: California

Re: Coachella 2018

May 4th, 2018 by

And just like that Coachella 2018 Weekend 1 came to a close. Pre-Coachella May 2017, my sister said she wanted to go to Coachella.  She didn’t know who she was going with, but all she knew was, she was getting tickets to attend Coachella.   When the day came for pre-sale tickets to go on […]

8 Must Have Coachella Essentials

April 11th, 2018 by

  Coachella is coming up and you might be like me, who hasn’t packed yet…   But it’s okay!  We have a little more time left.     I’ve created a short list of must bring items for Coachella.     I didn’t have your typical toiletries like a toothbrush, toothpaste or contact solution and […]

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, […]