Southern California Things to see and do Travel Articles

 
A Channel Islands Excursion from Oxnard is a Must! – Channel Islands, Oxnard, California
A Channel Islands Excursion from Oxnard is a Must! – Channel Islands, Oxnard, California If you haven’t read Roy A. Barnes’ first Oxnard article, it’s at this link.: NPS Volunteer Mike Sandford is a great Anacapa Guide!A trek to Anacapa Island, one of the five islands that make up the Channel Islands National Park, is a must-visit when you are in Oxnard. It’s the closest and most visited of […]
Oxnard: More than Strawberry Fields Forever! – Oxnard, California
Oxnard: More than Strawberry Fields Forever! – Oxnard, California Writer Roy A. Barnes steers dinner cruisers around the Channel Islands Harbor.Could The Beatles’ hit song, “Strawberry Fields Forever”, be about Oxnard, California? You bet your shortcake it could! Oxnard has been deemed “The Strawberry Capital of the World”, as 8,500 acres of strawberries are grown on the fertile and flat Oxnard Plain. If you’ve […]
Art Walk America: Guide to Art Museums in the USA – USA
Art-loving intern Vanya Akraboff waxes on about why museums in the United States are worthy of your attention and which ones you should visit.
Ten Ways to Live Like a Celeb in L.A. – Los Angeles, California, USA
Lucas Aykroyd knows 10 ways to make yourself feel like a star in glittering L.A.
Anza Borrego – A Sky Full of Stars, A Breath of Fresh Air – Anza Borrego State Park, California
Anza Borrego – A Sky Full of Stars, A Breath of Fresh Air – Anza Borrego State Park, California home_march25_california.jpgThe be
It’s Easy Being Green In California – San Marino, California, United States
It’s Easy Being Green In California – San Marino, California, United States Huntington LibraryKatie McVay escape
Riviera Village – Redondo Beach, California, USA
Riviera Village – Redondo Beach, California, USA Riviera Village Redondo Beach, California You won’t find a GAP among the unique stores and restaurants of Riviera Village Riviera Village encourages visitors to “think outside the mall.” That’s its appeal. The village offers six blocks of unique shops and restaurants that offer items you haven’t seen a thousand times in the big daddy corporate […]
Santa Monica vs. the Valley
While I can tell you that Santa Monica has its down side, you’re still, in good tourist fashion likely to go there. (The good news is that it has more to offer now than it has in years past.) But allow me, dear reader, to educate you on the benefits of “other side of the […]
Palm Springs, California
Getting Here We are easily reached by air, via Palm Springs International Airport. This award-winning facility is just one mile from the heart of downtown, and has regular service from Alaska Airlines, American, American Eagle, Northwest, United, United Express, America West Express, American Eagle, Skywest, and US Airways Express. Your airline reservationist or travel agent […]
Santa Barbara Pictures
Santa Barbara Pictures Mission Santa Barbara. A secluded beach accessed by wooden staircase from the Mesa. Spanish style courthouse. Entrance to the downtown El Paseo shopping mall. A bloom brightens the day. The Paradise Cafe. Owner Tina Takaya outside Brigitte’s on State St. An elegant Spanish tile. The corner of State & Haley is a hub of Old […]