In Atascadero, you can walk in a beautiful park. There is a lake where you can hire a pedalo, a small playground for children, public barbecues (a real American passion) and above all, squirrels, full full full of squirrels! There is
On the edge of the road that led us to Victorville, we saw many wineries, with shops that offer free samples of the Californian wines that they sell. Tempted, we stopped at one of them: the San Antonio Winery. The employee spoke at
This statue of a bull is located at Plaza del Teniente Arce, just behind the Plaza de Toros (bullring). It was made by the sculptor Nacho Martín and opened in 2005 as a tribute to the city of Ronda, home of the Fighting Bull. The
I was driving all day from Los Angeles along the coastal road towards San Francisco and I kept looking out the window at the suburbs of Los Angeles. It's a bit of a monotonous landscape but maybe interesting if you're not used to it.
I arrived in San Luis Obispo without expecting much from the town. It's not a tourist spot, but a university town, and pretty quiet. But while taking a drive around, I found this cinema and fell in love. I had never seen one of these
Ahhhh the sweets! Eating sweets is always a must-do on my trips. I found Powell's huge candy store in San Luis Obispo. It has everything--chocolate, candy, lollipops, chewing gum, etc. I wanted to buy everything because everything
I almost went straight past this store, which looks super expensive. But once inside, I realized that everything is cheap! A lot of the merchandise is made in China, like everything nowadays. There are clothes, accessories and shoes,
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (the name of a bishop of Toulouse) is a charming Hispanic church. Built in the shape of the letter L, it is completely unique from the other missions that you can visit in California. The paintings
The History Center and Museum of San Luis Obispo County is a great way to learn about the history of San Luis Obispo. There’s some interesting information about Phoebe Hearst, the mother of newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst.
Seattle isn’t the only city with a wall full of bubble gum. Right in Downtown San Luis Obispo is an alley decorated with more than 1 million pieces of gum over the years, and there’s room for many, many more contributions. It’s tucked
This is a shop for those ve like to leave the house smelling as fragrant as possible. There are dozens of options of scented candles of all sizes, as well as air fresheners. And of course there are body products, like candy-scented
Check out this typically uncrowded beach in Cambria on California’s Central Coast. But more than being sparsely populated, what makes Moonstone Beach a worthwhile visit is because it’s a unique one where you can find colorful
Leaving San Simeon Castle, built by the amazing and eccentric billionaire William Hearst, we headed for the coast of San Simeon Bay. Under the clear January sky, the Pacific rolled gently onto the beach, where we saw a colony of
Hearst Castle is a palace built by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst in 1922. It's located near San Simeon, California, on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco (390km 370km LA and
Near San Simeon on the California Pacific coast, you can find truly breathtaking scenery. The verdant cliffs fall steeply, but are still different from Big Sur (another region to be found on Highway One), are the main feature, as well
The Econo Lodge South has easy access to and from I-95. All the rooms are designed with modern facilities including a refridgerator and Cable TV. Guests can enjoy a variety of continental breakfasts served in the hotel. It offers one