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Bran-Castle

Bran Castle: Finding Dracula in Romania

I have always wanted to visit Transylvania at Halloween. I imagine the Gothic Bran Castle sitting high on its 200-foot rock with a full moon behind it, a little...
Basel-Christmas

Christmas in Basel

Basel (Boz-ul) is the third largest city in Switzerland and has a lot to offer. It is a cultural center and is well known for its museums, theater and music.  B...
Death-Valley

Death Valley is Full of Beautiful Extremes

I have drove across California’s Mojave Desert many times on my way to Las Vegas. It’s a horrible drive. I complain the whole time. At some point I will say: “I...
Peles-Castle

Peles Castle is a Romanian Treasure

I love castles!  I love palaces too! Peles Castle in Romania feels like a palace.  I love to gaze at all the beautiful museum quality ‘stuff’ and imagine myself...
Lodi-California

Lovin’ Lodi Wine Country

Lodi is 35 miles south of Sacramento in the San Joaquin Valley. Credence Clearwater Rival wrote a song about Lodi and Sons of Anarchy referenced the town often,...
Area 51

Nevada’s Area 51

I love a good conspiracy theory! Taking a drive to Area 51 was a natural road trip for me. After all, Area 51 is conspiracy theory central and only 100 miles fr...
Napa-Valley-Wine

California’s Napa Valley

Have you been to Napa Valley? Napa is known worldwide for its wine; 3.3 million people visit the Valley each year!  It is the perfect wedding destination, roman...
Anza Borrego Sky Art

Anza-Borrego Desert Sky Art

California’s five-year drought has ended and the winter rain has resulted in a colorful super bloom. Desert Sunflowers greet you as you drive into Anza-Borrego ...

Los Angeles Incredible Street Art Scene

Los Angeles has an incredible street art scene. The city had a 'mural moratorium' banning all street art from 2003-2013. Since its end the street art scene has ...

Street Art of San Diego’s Chicano Park

San Diego is not known for it's street art. Writerz Blok in Lincoln Park has a yard of walls and a youth program that is fun to check out. Logan Heights has bee...