Back in March, my husband and I traveled south to Alpine, California, in the San Diego Mountains, for an afternoon flying birds of prey. We purchased a private raptor experience through Sky Falconry, apparently one of the few places in the U.S. licensed for such an activity. We were here to learn all we could… Continue reading Flying a falcon and a hawk: Sky Falconry experience
This April, I headed to Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan to get my advanced scuba license in the cenotes of the region. I started my trip exploring the city of Merida. The downtown or ‘Centro’ as it is called consists of beautiful squares, quaint churches and the majestic central cathedral. Afternoons… Continue reading Travel: Scuba Diving in the Cenotes
Why is everyone visiting that Californian desert falling for those fancy trees? What is so attracting in such a dry, remote place? To discover it, follow Julie on her journey to Joshua Tree National Park and get ready to escape to one of the most iconic American parks.
A wet winter in Southern California means an explosion of wildflowers in the deserts. Here are some tips on where to go to observe this phenomenon.