Palm Springs is like traveling back in time, or stepping into a Mad Men episode — whichever mode of time travel you prefer. Desert X exhibition is here through the month of April and we joined the hordes to sneak a peek at the mirror house "Mirage" set up against the desert hills. We came dressed for the part.
If you're going to spend all day wine-tasting in Sonoma, you've got to start with a hearty meal to line your stomach and, er, mentally prepare. Thankfully, The Fremont Diner has your back. Head to the back patio where you can peruse the menu and order a mimosa until a table opens up (there will always be a wait, but it's worth it). Once you're seated, bring on the biscuits, chicken, waffles, and hot sauce.
Grandpa passed away on Thanksgiving this year. On Christmas, each of my brothers found one of his old pipes in their stocking. After all the presents had been opened, we headed out onto the porch to see if they still were in working order.
My brother got married in the greatest city on earth just before Christmas. There was just enough snow on the ground to make everything romantic, without delaying guests from getting to the lower east side locale on time. There's truly nothing like a winter white wedding in New York City.
Surfing at the Forte Point, below the Golden Gate Bridge? It happens, just not very often.
"The break is best with winter swells and only at low tide, so it’s really good only a handful of times a year. It’s all the way inside the Bay pretty much, so you’ve got to hit it the right swell to go all the way in there.”
San Francisco-based barber Jaz Limos is the woman behind Saints of Steel, a non-profit that works to provide communities in need with a simple but necessary service — a great haircut. You can read the full story on BuzzFeed.
"The Lakes Trail, one of the most popular hikes in Sequoia National Park, climbs through dense forest to a landscape of polished granite dotted with four beautiful lakes and set amid a backdrop of rugged ridges anchored by Alta Peak."
"Watchtower Trail travels for a half mile along a ledge blasted from a sheer cliff high above the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River canyon."