Tag Archives: Cali

New Years Eve in LA | Cali Road Trip Day 11!

The final morning of our grand California adventure came all too soon. Sarah and I started the morning by walking down the street to Starbucks in DTLA to get all of us breakfast. Unfortunately the area we were in was pretty sketchy and we had some scary guys hollering at “ass ass ass” at us …

Venice Beach and Downtown LA | Cali Road Trip Day 10!

On day 10 of our adventures we awoke with the rising sun for the last time as today was the day we sadly had to return our Escape Campervan which had served as our home for the past week. Once we all shook the sleep from our eyes we hit the road after filling up …

Sippin Wine in Solvang | Cali Road Trip Day 9!

Day 9 out of 11 of the trip of a lifetime already!? This California adventure was going by way to fast but waking up in our little Chumash campground in SLO was just another perfect morning to savor. As content as I was to wake up another morning in our happy little camper van, myself …

1 Day in Carmel & Monterey Bay | Cali Road Trip Day 6!

After driving through¬†smelly cow farms, attempting to learn new road trip games, learning that Hollister, CA is now a motorcycle town, and an unsuccessful stop at Target in an attempt to finally get shower towels, we made it safe and sound from snowy Yosemite to Carmel by the Sea! We arrived at the Carmel by …

Yosemite Pt 2: Christmas Day | Cali Road Trip Day 5!

I can say quite confidently that I never imagined I would spend a Christmas morning waking up to the sunrise poking through the curtains of the van I was living in with two of my best friends parked 5 minutes outside of Yosemite National Park. One thing I’ve come to learn in 2016 though is …

Yosemite Part 1: Christmas Eve | Cali Road Trip Day 4!

I’ve always enjoyed Christmas Eve just a bit more than Christmas Day because there is so much excitement in the air, plus¬†my family has always exchanged gifts on Christmas Eve as our special little tradition. This was my first year being away from home for the holidays but I felt just as excited as every …

An Afternoon in Napa Valley! | Cali Road Trip Day 3

Today Sarah, Myles, and I woke up and said goodbye to one of my new favorite places, San Francisco. Our visit here was spectacular and I’m thrilled that there is so much to do in this glorious city so I can come back one day. I was definitely going to miss the city by the …

Exploring San Francisco! | California Road Trip Day 1

After waking up at 2:30am to start my long day of traveling I made it to the golden city and met up with my best friends and travel buddies for the next 12 days: Sarah and Myles. Luckily we were able to find flights from our various cities to San Francisco that landed within half …