Category: Travels

Posts about traveling, excluding bicycle-related travels.

The Rest of the Trip Chronicing my trip to California - final

There’s a distinct divide between my family and me in our preferences for where to live. No two people will have the exact same preferences, sure, but what…

View from Reagan Library, Simi Valley, California

The Mecca Chronicling my holiday trip to California, Ch. 5

previously on posts by gina: Am I missing something? It definitely feels like it. There‚Äôs a noticeable gap in the way my parents treat me compared to the…

A Sense of Missing Out Chronicling my holiday trip to California - Ch. 4

I spent nine days in Southern California for the holidays. As lovely as California is, I feel as though I missed out on a great many opportunities of…

Seafood Lover’s Paradise Chronicling my holiday trip to California - Ch. 3

If you love seafood, move to coastal California. That’s my pitch for the day. Seriously. In the first 72 hours since arriving in Camarillo, I’ve eaten more seafood…

A Dr. Seuss display on Candy Cane Lane, Camarillo, California

Candy Cane Lane Chronicling my holiday trip to California - Ch. 2

It’s not a real name, but it’s a real place that exists. Once a year, certain residential neighborhoods throw up vomit an array of ridiculous holiday lightings, inflatable…

The Gold Coast Chronicling my holiday trip to California

It’s amazing how surreal certain events feel, no matter how much you’ve mentally prepared.