6 weekend road trips from San Francisco to avoid crowds

6 weekend getaways from San Francisco to avoid the big tourist crowds.

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Weekend Getaway to Santa Cruz, California

People often ask me how I manage to travel so much with a full-time job. I am over 50 countries in, and I have worked full-time for the better part of the last decade. As much as I appreciate the millennial “don’t be chained to a desk, work from a beach in Bali” ethos, I…

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Weekend Getaway to Joshua Tree National Park

Starting off with a full disclosure here; I am not a big fan of deserts. Hot, dry, lifeless, crawling with snakes and other weird creatures, what’s to love?! And that in fact was my first impression of Joshua Tree when I went 3 years ago for a meditation retreat. I haven’t been in a hurry…

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Top 5 Northern California Coastal Hikes

Pacific Ocean views, Redwoods, Wildflowers, Waterfalls, and More…

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Weekend getaway from San Francisco – Stinson Beach

Take a break from life and head over to Stinson beach, just 25 miles north of San Francisco.

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2017 – A year of captivating travel

2017 was a year of delectable travel, reaching 3 continents and 6 countries.

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helping those devastated by northern california wildfires

I am so saddened by the devastating wildfires in Sonoma County just north of where I live in San Francisco. This year has been a terrible one of natural disasters but wildfires¬†hit close to home, not the least because I am breathing the air intoxicated with the fumes. Sonoma County’s beautiful rolling hills and valleys…

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