Category Archives: California

A New Trail in Sonoma

Sonoma, California—one of my favorite small towns—is just one hour northeast of San Francisco. Located in the wine country, near its famous neighbor, Napa, low-key Sonoma is a popular destination for wine aficionados and city folks looking for a weekend … Continue reading

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Walking the Presidio of San Francisco

Each time we return to the Bay Area, we always spend some time in one of my favorite cities—San Francisco. When I first catch sight of the Golden Gate Bridge, it still takes my breath away. Whether a ghostly blur … Continue reading

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Visiting San Diego—Without a Car

  I was born and raised in San Diego, California, but a recent trip was the first time I explored this city without a car. The birthplace of California, and the second largest city spreads out quite a bit —to … Continue reading

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Savoring Sonoma

This post is long overdue, but I just couldn’t write about food until now. First, we overindulged during the holidays. Then, we started our healthy “cleanse diet” from Bon Appetít magazine. So, I didn’t want to think about all of those … Continue reading

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Exploring Sonoma

During the Thanksgiving holidays we were fortunate to spend some time in the town of Sonoma, California, well-known for great wines, beautiful weather and a historic plaza that still functions as the heart of the town. This is where the … Continue reading

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