Due to Storm Dennis, my connecting flight from London Heathrow to Paris was cancelled
The Marin French Cheese Company is located on a dairy farm in Hicks Valley, near the city of Petaluma, California, about 40 miles/ 64 km north of San Francisco. Since they have been at this location since 1865, Marin French Cheese has earned the distinction of being the "longest continually operating cheese company in America." … Continue reading Picnic By the Pond at Marin French Cheese in Petaluma
In Capitola, California, a seaside town about 76 miles/ 122 km south of San Francisco on the coast of Monterey Bay, you can imagine you're somewhere in the Mediterranean! Look at these colorful houses! This picture was taken from the Capitola Wharf. The colorful houses are on the left. Only a few steps away from … Continue reading Good Vibes Only at the Seaside Town of Capitola
Pictures of plants, flowers, and trees (plus a little birdie!) you can find at San Francisco’s newest rooftop park
Today, July 20, 2019, is the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Many celebratory events are happening this weekend, including special screenings of the 2019 documentary, Apollo 11. I’m not sure why, but coincidentally, the three theaters near me had the same showtime of 3 in the afternoon. Could it represent the three astronauts: … Continue reading Watching Apollo 11 on the Moon Landing’s 50th Anniversary
This week's carte postale is from Solvang, California, a Danish village located in the Central Coast wine country, just north of Santa Barbara
Joyeux 14 juillet ("Happy July 14th" because in France they don't say "Happy Bastille Day")! While watching people play pétanque, we enjoyed our authentic and refreshing French beverages: Badoit sparking mineral water with Monin syrup! Santé! For more information: Bastille Day San Francisco - event website
Do you like travel games? I made this treasure hunt list for my recent trip to Paris to help me keep an eye out for cultural details beyond the major landmarks.