Hawai’i – Hilo, Volcano, and Kona

Last Hawaii vacation, we were lucky enough to be escorted around by my brother in-laws future in-laws. They owned a place in Volcano and showed us parts of Hilo and Kona. We opted for the nature/historic sites as it seems the Big Island has a ton of great outdoors and is home to the largest…

Paradise Falls Hike

  While on a recent visit down to SoCal for our friend’s wedding, I was able to escape for a little bit and found a nice little hike in Thousand Oaks. It is part of the Wildwood Regional Park and yes, it did have water even with our drought. I’ll keep this post short since the…

Sequoia National Park – Presidents Day Weekend

  This past Presidents Day, we decided to tag along with our friend Ansen to Sequoia National Park. Sequoia National Park is approximately 4.5hrs South East from the Bay and is on the Western side of the Sierra Mountains. We drove down on Friday afternoon to beat some of the rush traffic and to have…

Sneak Peek: Sequoia National Park

  Presidents Day was filled with great scenery, hikes and friends. We saw everything from fog, snow, snowballs, burnt trees and much much more! We spent three days and nights at Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park and enjoyed an uncharacteristically warm winter. We saw temps from the high 60’s down to the low 30’s. Here’s…