Located right in the heart of Pier 39 on the Embarcadero at Beach Street, this pleasant little diversion was perfect for a couple of free hours in the city by the bay.
While Truckee, California is well known for hosting below freezing, single digit temperatures in the winter and often remembered for the ill fated pioneers who lost their lives there, it may not be first remembered for outstanding eateries, boutiques, and excellent day excursions, yet it certainly should be.
A Round up of travel ideas by award-winning journalist Howard Hian
We were very sad to say goodbye to Temecula but so blessed to have experienced a taste of this unique, warm and indulgent destination. Temecula is Southern California treasure. You need to experience it to appreciate the many pleasures Temecula offers its visitors and residents, alike.
An absolutely fabulous and memorable breakfast started our day off right at Jax on the Tracks, a 1940’s diner with delicious and gourmet style comfort food. Featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, the amazing little eatery has fun ambiance, superb service and a homey, “local yocal” feeling.
We’d heard Irvine was steeped in arts, dining, nightlife, shopping and all the typical things that we gravitate to when planning a getaway, but Irvine exceeded all our expectations which is quite a feat when you consider our diverse interests.
Some Western Road Trip ideas from award winning Howard Hian.
One hundred and twelve miles to the North East of Grapevine, Texas near the Oklahoma border lies the lovely little historic town of Paris, Texas. While a movie has been set in Paris that draws visitors from around the world, the secret treasures of Paris are best shared by the locals who have a pride and respect for their exquisite little community.
Lots of road-tripping couples consider dog parks when traveling with their dogs. While our pooches certainly need to stretch their legs during long car rides and road trips, dog parks come with many concerns. Know the facts before you go.
While Texas is one of our favorite states to visit for a multitude of reasons including fabulous hospitality and excellent food, this little destination of Grapevine, Texas was remarkable for these reasons and much more.
Grover Hot Springs in Alpine County California is the only “clothing mandatory” place in the Sierra where a couple can enjoy natural mineral fed water while taking in spectacular snowy vistas and majestic backdrops. You will most likely need 4 wheel drive or chains for your excursion in the winter. Be sure to pack a […]
Happy to report this monthly column will now include festivals, events and places to visit in Nevada. Hope you enjoy the expanded coverage from California, the Golden State and Nevada, the Silver State.