On Point: A Guide on Dana Point, California

Book a flight to Orange County to get here (SNA) Find luxurious or low cost Lodging in Dana Point Rent a car to drive to Dana Point. Dana is one of the most charming neighborhoods in all of Orange county. She’s loves the water. Marina goers head to her Harbor area to stroll, sail, sipContinue reading “On Point: A Guide on Dana Point, California”

20th anniversary of the Aquarium of the Pacific: A summer to-do for kiddies & adults in Long Beach

On Jun 20, 1998, Long Beach’s pride and joy, Aquarium of the Pacific, made its debut. Since then, the venue has become a touted favorite among locals and out-of-towners of all ages. Sharks enthrall us, tuxedo penguins amuse us and seals make us go “aww” and gaga. Moreover, AOTP is a highly commendable marine institution makingContinue reading “20th anniversary of the Aquarium of the Pacific: A summer to-do for kiddies & adults in Long Beach”

6 Must-do Experiences in Beautiful Balboa Park, San Diego

Visitors by lily pond at Balboa Park |Wiki Commons  Have a curious mind, good walking shoes and a few days to spend in San Diego? Head north of downtown to Balboa Park, a vast wonderland of natural beauty and rich culture. Stretching over 1200 acres, including the grounds of world renowned San Diego Zoo, this dynamicContinue reading “6 Must-do Experiences in Beautiful Balboa Park, San Diego”

New Article: Discover Little Ethiopia

LITTLE ETHIOPIA IS A SMALL LOS ANGELES ENCLAVE WITH A BIG HEART, TASTY CUISINE AND BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE. GET TO KNOW THIS COMMUNITY. READ MY LATEST ON THE CULTURE TRIP: Little Ethiopia  

Discover The Real O.C.- Dana Point

  An Orange County Delight- Dana Point, CA Here is the story about Dana. She is a quiet, little sandy one, similarly sandy and quiet like her neighbor, San Clemente- but even more so. Dana is quite young, almost like a brand new baby compared to other cities of southern California. She was born onlyContinue reading “Discover The Real O.C.- Dana Point”

Hollywood … Poetically : Hollywood Haiku (1 and 2)

Visit My Hollywood Travel Tip Page Hollywood Haiku #1 A tourist remorse: In these parts, slim chances to meet a celebrity. Hollywood Haiku #2: Welcome to Hollywood Newcomer remorse Most of the town is broken Far cry from your dreams.

On Chino

Dedicated to the good ol’ town of Chino, California and my late friend, Richard. Where you’ve probably heard about Chino before… Remember the TV show, The O.C.? The blue collar Chino was often on the show, especially when it was compared to well-to-do Orange county. Chino was always the end of jokes. Refer to articleContinue reading “On Chino”

Get to Know the Real Orange County, CA: Costa Mesa

She’s not a beach, but she’ll do!! Costa Mesa, not along but just a few miles away from the Pacific, is an alluring suburb of Orange County, quite business savvy, friendly, clean and fashion-forward. I love visiting here for spinach and cheese croissants at Vie de France & unique shopping/dining at The Lab and TheContinue reading “Get to Know the Real Orange County, CA: Costa Mesa”

See Surf City, U.S.A.

Discover Huntington Beach H.B. is a very happening part of O.C. that is known as “surf city “. This is the premier place to catch the waves and experience a whole surf culture that is tremendously apparent here! Of course, you see this at the beach itself with bold, eager surfers who get an earlyContinue reading “See Surf City, U.S.A.”

22 Things I Took Away from the Travel & Adventure Show

Travel and Adventure Show 1. At least two hotel stays on the west coast! 2. A renewed interest in discover nature highlights of middle and eastern portions of California. 3. A great network of local California travel industry folks 4. Tip- Book international flights 161 days (about 5 months) ahead for the ultimate deals. 5.Continue reading “22 Things I Took Away from the Travel & Adventure Show”