Newport Beach Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Newport Beach Visitor Guide

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As popular in pop culture as anywhere in California, Newport Beach has been the setting for such television reality shows as The OC and Real Housewives of Orange County, among others. I haven’t watched those shows before, but I knew the reputation of Newport Beach as a wealthy beach town. Here the median price of […]

California Photo Diary // Brittany from Boston

California Photo Diary

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In my travels I meet a lot of people who have been to America or want to come visit. And you know where they want to go first? California. Almost always that’s where they dream of traveling! And truth be told, the majority of Americans want to visit California, too. It’s such a beautiful, sunny, […]

How To Visit Joshua Tree National Park // Brittany from Boston

How to Visit Joshua Tree National Park

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I’m on a mission to visit every national park in the US, because they’re our most precious natural resources and I want to enjoy and appreciate all of them! So of course I was super excited to be able to visit Joshua Tree National Park in California, while visiting Palm Springs (read my Palm Springs […]

Wedding Style in the Redwood Forest // Brittany from Boston

Wedding Style in the Redwood Forest

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 I recently attended my cousin’s wedding at a Buddhist monk retreat in the California redwood forest. And yes, it was as wonderful and magical as it sounds! Her and her new husband’s style was so perfectly captured in this event. The ceremony was filled with tears and smiles, and complemented by poems and prayers and beautiful […]

Palm Springs Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Palm Springs Visitor Guide

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Hidden away in the desert near Joshua Tree Park, Palm Springs is a desert oasis, the perfect retreat just a couple hours drive outside of Los Angeles. On my first visit, I totally fell for the retro mid-century style, the uber-relaxed vibes, and the oddities only found in a desert settlement. This may have been […]

Top 20 Things To Do in San Francisco // Brittany from Boston

Top 20 Things To Do in San Francisco

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San Francisco is one of my favorite cities ever! It has the happy sunny California vibes, the bustle of a big city, lots of young energy from Silicon Valley, and so much cool stuff to do. I would definitely live in San Francisco some day. But for now, I will just enjoy my occasional visits […]

Wine Touring: Sonoma Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Wine Touring: Sonoma Visitor Guide

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I better start this off by answering your first question…No, I didn’t go to Napa! Napa gets more press than Sonoma, but the more I spoke with people from here or who had visited both regions, the more I was drawn to Sonoma. So if you’re in the mood for good wine, head over to […]