Posts tagged: California

Travel // Big Sur, California 2013

I can’t remember when I first heard about Big Sur, but I know that Pinterest had a hand in pushing me to get myself there. The images are too dreamy for words and now I have my own pictures of this magical place. You take picturesque Highway 1 from Carmel and soon you find yourself on a twisty two lane road far from everything, including cell service. Among the large mountains and ocean as far as your eye can see, you feel small. At some point on highway 1, we found ourselves behind a zippy Mini Cooper S, which we… Continue reading

Travel // California Trip 2011 – Part 2

Click here to read part 1! Wednesday Sonoma We took our time that morning figuring out which Sonoma wineries would be best to visit and tried to remember the good tips from Tracy and Kasey the night before. Kelly printed out maps for us while Marc highlighted the wineries. We were off to Sonoma to do some wine tasting and spend the night at the amazing Gaige House. Our initial plan was to stop in Glen Ellen for lunch, which was near the hotel and then head up one hour north to a few wineries in Healdsburg. It was a… Continue reading

Travel // California Trip 2011 – Part 1

I usually plan things out far in advance, but this year we made a quick decision that it was time to go on vacation and a week later, we had tickets to California. We are lucky to have great friends living in San Ramon that offered to let us stay with them. We’ve been to the Bay Area before, but I feel like you can never do it all. This time around, I wanted to go to Sonoma, meet up with a couple Bay Area food bloggers and make plenty of time to spend with our friends. We ate some… Continue reading