Cannon Beach and its army of rocks

Because this is when the rains make way for beach-weather in the Pacific Northwest,* let’s go see Cannon Beach on Oregon’s Coast. Cannon Beach is not just a beach but a whole city by the sea in Northern Oregon and is just around an hour and half’s drive from Portland,… Read>>

Capitola’s Breezeway Murals

Capitola Beach mural

Last summer we holidayed in Capitola on California’s Central Coast and while we were there, I happened upon several murals in this seaside village. On my last evening I found some very Capitola murals on a breezeway on Esplanade. The breezeway was poorly lit but I couldn’t helping taking pictures… Read>>

A (lego)land of unlimited creative inspiration

Lego Friends bench, Legoland, CA

It was December and the schools had closed for Christmas and New Year. That meant it was time for a trip and since the previous trip was to a National Park, we thought it was only right to chose a kids’ destination and we settled on Legoland. I must confess… Read>>

One morning on Payyambalam Beach

When one is visiting Kerala on India’s west coast, there’s no missing the beaches. Northern Kerala has several unassuming beaches and even the ones that are popular among the locals are pretty quiet in the mornings. One such beach is the Payyambalam Beach* in Kannur District in North Kerala. In… Read>>

A balcony with a Venetian View

Capitola Venetian

A few years back, there was a time when we needed to break from the daily grind and we made a quick weekend trip to the Central Coast of California. It was one of those trips we made without any homework whatsoever. It was meant to be a holiday for… Read>>

Found: Capitola mural in Capitola

Capitola Mural by Luke Lamar

Capitola in California’s Central Coast– in Santa Cruz county to be exact — has a lot of street art all over town. Having shown you some art on a doorway, a rain forest mural and the tiled seawall, it is time to bring to you you a two-storied mural of… Read>>