Capitola Village and its little Italy

Have you been to a place you practically know nothing about and ended up being pleasantly surprised by what you saw, so much so that you thanked yourself for not having looked up the place before you left? That’s a long sentence but I just could not put it any… Read>>

A whale-watching adventure in Monterey Bay

Whale watching. It’s been something I was kind-of interested in until I accidentally saw a video from a whale watching trip. I don’t even know where the video was shot; even if I had read the few lines that preceded the video clip, the place mentioned moved to the back… Read>>

Snapshots from Santa Cruz, CA

The very mention of Santa Cruz conjures images of its beaches, the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the bustling Santa Cruz Wharf and some rocky architecture crafted by mother nature herself. A few weeks ago, I spent a day in this seaside town and this was what I brought back… Read>>

17 Mile Drive – much more than a seaside drive

We all love the seaside. We all love long drives. How about a drive along the coast? What if it is that of the Pacific Ocean that we are talking about? One great  place to do this is the 17-Mile Drive. 17 mile drive runs through the Del Monte Forest… Read>>