Tag Archives: Southern California

A kid friendly hiking trip to the Eastern Sierras

The Eastern Sierras is just a three-hour drive from the urban metropolis that is southern California‚Äôs concrete jungle; Los Angeles. From the numerous backcountry lakes above Rock Creek to the trails hugging the outskirts of Yosemite National Park, the rugged mountains of the Eastern Sierras are a great hiking and camping area to introduce kids …

Crumbs and Whiskers, A Caffeinated Feline Coffee filled Review

For someone who has lived in southern California her whole life, I am nowhere near an expert on what a tourist should do for fun in Los Angeles. If I had friends come to visit from around the world and they asked me what do tourists do in Los Angeles, I guess the obvious answer …

Spice up your Life with Adobe Chilies

I’ve spent a lot of time traveling through Baja, Mexico and I consider myself a condesour of what makes a good taco. Back here in the mountains of southern California I can import some great authentic Baja flavors with the help of one can of smokey adobe chilies. It’s a summer sultry afternoon in the …

Parathas, Roti’s, Puri’s and Vada’s Oh My! How to Find India’s Ethnic Food in America

If you live in a larger metropolis town like Los Angeles or Chicago then you may have all kinds of ethnic grocery stores within walking distance perhaps. Living at 7,000 feet in a well-known southern California ski town we are hours away by car to the nearest natural, organic or ethnic grocery store. It sucks …