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A Day on Sherkin Island, Ireland
Travel

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
Travel

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
Travel

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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Hollywood Horrors Come to Natural History Museum

By Greg Aragon If ancient dinosaur bones and bubbling tar pits aren’t scary enough, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) now has a new exhibit that will bring guests up close to some of the creepiest characters of all time. Entitled “Natural History of Horror,” the new exhibition links science, history, and…

Flavors from Around the Globe at Wanderlust Creamery
Dining Delights

Flavors from Around the Globe at Wanderlust Creamery

By Brianna Chu This phenomenal ice cream shop began…as a New Year’s Resolution. Back in 2015, Adrienne Borlongan and partner Jon-Patrick (JP) Lopez made a resolution, at the behest of his parents, to start their own business. Borlongan had always known she would run her own food concept one day, but hadn’t particularly known what…

Taking In the Rarefied Atmosphere of Oxford
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Taking In the Rarefied Atmosphere of Oxford

By May S. Ruiz Oxford, England, located in Oxfordshire (51 miles north of London), is best known for its university – the oldest in the English-speaking world and, quite possibly, the most esteemed institution of higher learning on earth. There was some form of teaching there as far back as 1096. Unlike at other university…

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