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May 2016

Destinations SoCal Local

Camping in Joshua Tree National Park

We didn’t have any plans for Memorial Day weekend, so when our friends texted that they had some extra space at their campsite in Joshua Tree we packed ourselves up within the hour and hit the road. Phil loves camping, I’m a little less…

May 30, 2016
SoCal Local

Warner Bros. Studio Backlot Tour

For our 30th birthdays, Phillip and I were gifted tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Backlot Tour. I didn’t know what to expect. Phillip studied film and we both get how the industry works, so I wondered how informative or cheesy this tour would…

May 26, 2016
SoCal Local

5 Easy Backpacking Overnighters in LA

One of LA’s best surprises is the mountains – the city is surrounded by peaks and ridges with hundreds of miles of hiking trails and free campsites. These easy-access hikes are “somewhat wild”, thanks to a long history of miners, builders and 1930s projects,…

May 24, 2016

Retreat to Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is an island a few miles off the coast of Cape Cod. This destination is bursting with East Coast appeal with plenty of lobster, lighthouses and sailboats. There is a reason President Kennedy and his family were frequent visitors to this island…

May 19, 2016
What to Pack

What to Pack: Martha’s Vineyard

If you’ve ever wanted to get a true, stereotypical taste of New England, Martha’s Vineyard is the place to go. Only accessible by either air or boat, and sitting just south of Cape Cod, this popular getaway is a hot spot for seafood, boating,…

May 18, 2016