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Play the Real Escape Logic Game. San Francisco.

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., California, North America, UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 8 comments

I have been known to solve a few sudoku puzzles in my day, maybe even excelled at a game of Candy Crush. But, when my escape from being...

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Learn to Paddle Board. Oxnard Channel Islands Harbor, California.

Posted by on Jul 6, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., California, North America, UNDER $50. | 4 comments

I am clumsy. Tripping over mysterious bumps in the road and dropping seemingly slippery wine glasses is nothing new. So, when I decided to...

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Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Vineyards of Northern California

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., California, North America | 21 comments

Recently, the Sonoma County Tourism Board in California chose me to be one of the next faces of Sonoma County and I was beyond thrilled to...

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Eat the California State Bird in San Francisco

Posted by on Jan 25, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., California, FOOD., North America | 11 comments

Eating the California State bird? Isn’t that illegal? You’re not even allowed to pick the state’s poppy flower, are...

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8 Bucket List Things To Do at The Barlow in California

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in BUCKET LISTS., BY DESTINATION., California, North America | 13 comments

While spending time in the neighboring town of Sebastopol, it was confirmed that sometimes you don’t need to travel far from home to...

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Get Swag at a Swanky San Francisco Party

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., California, North America | 9 comments

I do a lot of things solo with absolutely no problem; go to the movies alone, eat dinner at fancy restaurants by myself, take tours...

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Attend an All You Can Eat Crab Feed

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., California, FOOD., North America, UNDER $50. | 8 comments

As I have said before, no one should actually eat all-you-can-eat, but that did not stop me at my very first Crab Feed at a brewery in...

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Go Wild Mushroom Hunting in California’s Napa Valley

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., California, North America, UNDER $50. | 18 comments

Mushroom hunting is the one type of hunting that is on my bucket list. So, when a foraging excursion was offered through the Napa Truffle...

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Eat Pigs Feet and Other Offal in San Francisco

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., California, FOOD., North America, UNUSUAL. | 12 comments

We were supposed to be having dinner with a friend at San Francisco’s Water Bar restaurant. But, at the last minute he had to cancel...

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Eat an Elk Slider at a Restaurant in Yosemite

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., California, FOOD., North America, UNUSUAL. | 4 comments

Food is such a HUGE part of my travel adventures that when I decided to spend Christmas in Yosemite Valley, I was worried. It did not seem...

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