Solstice Canyon Loop


Solstice Canyon Loop is a 3.4 mile trail in the shape of a loop located near Malibu in California. As I began this hike, I chose the path starting on the left side of the trail. That part of the trail isn’t very steep or complicated to climb. It’s actually pretty beautiful. There are trees…

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Grutas de Cacahuamilpa


I was very excited to visit the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa after having heard about them for years. They have been compared to the caves within the entrance to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland. Naturally, being a Disney connoisseur, I knew I had to see them in person. Luckily, I was able to…

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The Activities at Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort


Have you ever wanted to go husky sledding? Ever wanted to be pulled in a sled by reindeer? Well, Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is the perfect place to live out your dream winter activities! My husband and I went to Kakslauttanen in late December, and there are so many amazing things about it that I’ll have…

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Grotto Trail


This Beautiful Trail Would Have Been so Much Better if We Weren’t in a Drought Grotto trail is a 2.7 mile loop near Malibu, California. While Grotto trail really does have it all- flowing water, waterfalls, fields, mountains, and incredibly scenic views, make sure you head out there on the right day. What I mean…

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Remington Hot Springs


A Little Getaway in Sequoia National Forest The Remington Hot Springs exist in a quick path in the Sequoia National Forest just a few hours north of Los Angeles in Southern California. Don’t let their existence in the Sequoia Forest fool you, though. They are nowhere near the main entrance to Sequoia National Park. Instead,…

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Murphy’s Ranch Trail


Murphy’s Ranch Trail is a 3.4 mile loop located in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, CA. This hike is in a pretty central area, located just shortly off of where the 405 meets Sunset Blvd. Parking is simple, as the trail begins in a residential area. Currently, there is a lot of construction…

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Deep Creek Hot Springs


The hike to Deep Creek Hot Springs is a MUST for those who are itching for adventure. However, it is absolutely not for the faint of heart. Deep Creek Hot Springs is located about 2 hours away from Los Angeles. It is roughly a 5-mile hike in- and-out, however, the trek in is deceitfully simple…

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Jardin Escultorico Edwards James, Las Pozas


Las Pozas is an unbelievable playground for adults. It was created by the mind of art patron and poet Edward James who searched for the best land he could find to create his wonderland. He discovered the mountains in San Luis Potosí and knew that he had found the perfect location. With the help of…

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Sequoia National Park -The Giant Forest & Moro Rock


If you live in Southern California, a day trip (or a weekend trip) is a must-do to visit Sequoia National Park. Spread out wide across from King’s Canyon National park and conveniently 3 ½ to 4 hours from Los Angeles is Sequoia, featuring miles of hiking trails, streams, cascades, wild life, caves, and the most…

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