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NoCal 2015 Day 4: Montara Lighthouse

NoCal 2015 Day 4: Montara Lighthouse

My last night in California, I decided to stay at an old lighthouse turned hostel right on the Pacific Coast Highway. It’s called Montara Lighthouse. NoCal 2015 Day 4: Montara Lighthouse The decision wasn’t much of a tossup really, though I missed my nieces as soon as I left them,…

NoCal 2015 Day 2: San Francisco Backdoor

NoCal 2015 Day 2: San Francisco Backdoor

On my second travel day, I decided to drive to San Francisco. Together with London and New York, San Francisco is one of my most frequent travel destinations. In just the last five years alone, I’ve visited the city three times. For this particular excursion however, I wanted to do…

NoCal 2015: Day 1: Visiting Monterey

NoCal 2015: Day 1: Visiting Monterey

The moment I decided to fly to California instead of back to D.C., I knew that visiting Monterey would have to be on the agenda. My flight arrived on time in San Jose and I was on the road towards Monterey around 11:30 a.m. just as I anticipated. The drive was…

Grateful and Relaxed in Miami Beach, Florida

Grateful and Relaxed in Miami Beach, Florida

Why I went here? My return flight from Panama had a layover in Miami and since I have never been, I decided to spend a couple of days to check out this infamous party town. I was also interested in Miami’s art scene. Best time to visit? The best time is any month outside the hurricane season. Hurricane season generally occurs from July to December. …