Southern California stargazing is easy in Death Valley

Southern California Stargazing Spots That Beat Light Pollution

Heavily urban areas make southern California stargazing difficult, but not impossible! From desert spots to more local light pollution havens, we’ve got 8 places to check out for your next meteor shower! If we could go back in time only a hundred years and tell people that the stars were gone, they’d call us crazy.
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Long Exposure Landscape Photos – 6 Essential Tips

Long exposure landscape photography often inspires the most intense ‘how did he do that?’ reactions, and for good reason. Long exposures turn rivers into flowing mist, remote lights into neon streaks, and the simplest motions into dynamic shots. If you’ve got the passion, here’s the know-how.  […]

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Death Valley Super Bloom: What It Really Looks Like!

Among California park rangers and desert-hiking explorers, the Death Valley super bloom is a near-mythical event. The wildflower bloom occurs only under very specific conditions, with the last one seen in 2005. However, does the natural display live up to the incredible hype?  […]

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5 Epic Spots for an Arizona Road Trip

An Arizona road trip is a journey to one of the most attraction-filled states of the American Southwest. Not only is it home to two of the nation’s most revered tourism destinations (the almighty Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam), it holds a wealth of majestic deserts, monumental rock formations, and ancient Native American sites. There’s more to the state than most can fit into one trip. But what’s to stop you from trying, right? […]

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6 Valentine’s Day Dates in Los Angeles (From Classy to Nasty)

Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles affords opportunities to wow your SO in ways no other city can: be it golfing ranges in the heart of downtown, interactive puzzle rooms, or over-the-top luchador & burlesque shows, this is a city that’s got everything you need for an unforgettable V-Day. Here are six ideas, categorized as Simple, Classy, and Adventurous.


Breathtaking Canals in Venice, California

You might be familiar with the beach boardwalk in Venice, California, and the rapidly expanding Abbot Kinney neighborhood with its bourgeois delights, but someway somehow, there are still people that don’t know Venice has its own set of canal waterways, and that they’re absolutely beautiful.