LA to San Francisco Pacific Coast Highway Drive – why it’s worth it!

Hello everyone! One of the questions that we asked before booking our California trip was:

“Is the LA to San Francisco drive on the Pacific Coast Highway worth it?” 

I am here to tell you that it is! If you’ve been reading my previous posts, we traveled from LA to Santa Barbara to Monterey before heading to San Francisco. Continue reading “LA to San Francisco Pacific Coast Highway Drive – why it’s worth it!”

What is special about Santa Monica Pier?

Santa Monica Pier is located towards the end of Venice Beach so we accidentally found this not-so-hidden gem during our bike ride down Venice Board Walk. The Santa Monica Pier has everything that your heart can desire. There is Pacific Park with its roller coaster, ferris wheel and other theme park rides. The Santa Monica Pier aquarium holds many beautiful sea creatures and the actual pier itself is home to many musicians and buskers. As you walk down the pier, you’ll see stalls selling candy and souvenirs. It is the fair-like atmosphere that turns this place from an average pier into a playground for young and old. Continue reading “What is special about Santa Monica Pier?”

California Dreams: why visit Venice Beach California

I have a fascination with California, yes I do! As a child, I would wake up early every Saturday morning to watch California dreams and wonder whether I would ever get the chance to go to this place that seemed to boast continuous sunshine and positively perky people. Of course that was just a children’s TV show, but I do think that the real California life style is much better than the TV show ever depicted. Continue reading “California Dreams: why visit Venice Beach California”