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Exploring Mono Lake
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Exploring Mono Lake

By Greg Aragon California is replete with natural wonders and Mono Lake holds its own against them all. As one of the oldest lakes in the western hemisphere, it is eerily beautiful, with giant tufa structures jetting from its serene surface and the snow-capped Sierra Nevada reflecting in its shimmering blue waters. A friend and…

Winter Paradise on the Island of Kauai
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Winter Paradise on the Island of Kauai

By Greg Aragon Winter is here and I thought it would be a great time to look back on my last visit to the beautiful tropical island paradise of Kaui, Hawaii, where I stayed at a luxurious ocean-front resort and sailed in a catamaran along the beautiful Napali Coast. The getaway began when my friend and I landed…

Bristlecones, Bakeries and BBQs in Bishop, Calif.
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Bristlecones, Bakeries and BBQs in Bishop, Calif.

By Greg Aragon Bishop, Calif. may have a small town feel but because of its location in the Eastern Sierra region, the city is close to lots of big time sights. Set about halfway between Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks, Bishop is on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada along the banks of…

Wellness and Luxury at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
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Wellness and Luxury at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village

By Greg Aragon The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is not only a luxurious resort; it is a world-renown sanctuary and wellness retreat. It is also less than an hour drive from Downtown L.A. Located in the city of Westlake Village, in the Santa Monica Mountains between Malibu and Santa Barbara, the 270-room, five-diamond resort is a secluded paradise, surrounded…

A Day on Sherkin Island, Ireland
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A Day on Sherkin Island, Ireland

By Greg Aragon I experienced a lot of fascinating sights and sounds on my trip to Ireland last fall. I drove passed rolling green hills, speckled with thousands of fluffy white sheep and herds of slow-moving cattle. I stopped by the mysterious Johnstown Castle that was built between the 15th and 18th centuries in beautiful…

A Fall Journey to June Lake, California
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A Fall Journey to June Lake, California

By Greg Aragon Mammoth may be a more popular destination in California’s Eastern Sierra, but neighboring June Lake is just as beautiful and also offers unlimited outdoor fun and adventure, such as great fishing, hiking, skiing, sightseeing and more. Tucked at the base of 10,909-foot Carson Peak, the scenic little town and the 14-mile-long June…

The Most Bohemian Holiday Places to Visit in 2020
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The Most Bohemian Holiday Places to Visit in 2020

Sightseeing is all fine and dandy but we all need to let the inner bohemian roam now and then, so why not kill two flies with one blow? You can visit some truly amazing destination while you satiate your deep need for gourmet food, nice drinks, and quality parties. Naturally, “a party” is a broad…

A Journey Back in Time and Into the Future
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A Journey Back in Time and Into the Future

By Greg Aragon Even though my recent road trip to California’s Eastern Sierra was carefully planned out, I still couldn’t resist stopping along the way to investigate other places of interest that caught my eye. Such was the case with Red Rock Canyon State Park and the Mojave Air and Space Port, both located off…

Trains, Tamales and Honey in Heritage Valley
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Trains, Tamales and Honey in Heritage Valley

By Greg Aragon California has a myriad of small, old towns and I am always looking to explore them. Such was the case this past weekend when I and the family headed down historic Highway 126 and through Heritage Valley. Located between the I-5 Freeway in Santa Clarita and the city of Ventura, Heritage Valley…

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