California

There’s gold in them hills! The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the California gold rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history. Downtown Nevada City, one of the cute little towns in California’s Gold Country The gold rush sparked one of the U.S.’s…

An ancient Egyptian city buried in California? Yes, you read that right. We recently took a 6-day journey through California’s central coast. While researching unique and quirky places along the way (as well as bakeries… you know my priorities!), I came across a hidden gem known locally as “The City of the Pharaoh”…

It’s easy to forget how spoiled we are in Southern California. I still have flashbacks from my days in Boston — trudging through the snow and (irrationally) imagining that I’d never be warm again! Besides the obvious upgrade in weather, Southern California has a lot of advantages including good wine….