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ELEPHANT SEAL SPOTTING NEAR SAN SIMEON

San Simeon is known for two things; the Hearts castle and the elephant seals. The elephant seals in San Simeon are a must see. The elephant seals arrived in 1990 and have since been calling the beaches and...

What to expect when exploring the Griffith Park

You have probably either heard of or seen photos of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. The observatory is located on Mount Hollywood. The land surrounding the observatory was donated to the City of Los...

Make Your Heart Happy, Stay In Healdsburg

We came across Healdsburg quite a few years ago now. We were driving up to Sonoma County from San Francisco. We didn’t have accommodation for the night and we were just planning to wing it. And wing it...

Latest Adventures

Magical Kyoto – Day 3

Highlights; Kyoto Bamboo forest Arashiyama Monkey Park at Iwata Mountain The Inari Shrine Nishiki market On our third day it was raining. But that didn’t deter us. In fact, Kyoto is quite beautiful and fairytale-like when it rains. At the bakery we...

Magical Kyoto – Day 2

Highlights of day 2; Honen-in Temple Tofu restaurant Philosophers Walk Kiyomitzu-dera Our Ryokan was located just around the corner from the Honen-in Temple. The Honon-in Temple was built in the 17th century It’s a tranquil temple and offers free...

Wanderlust

  I think my wanderlust started at an early age. Growing up in Denmark my parents bought my siblings and I on trips around Europe every year. Holiday time was always a special time together. I would count the days leading up to our family...

The Super Booster Sugarcane

Did you know that sugarcane juice is an alkaline forming food? What does alkaline forming food mean, you’re thinking. Everything we ingest is either acidic or alkaline. pH is a measure to show exactly how acidic or alkaline things are. Our blood for...

Sweet Blackberry Smoothie

Super yummy and simple. Frozen blackberries. A frozen banana. A spoonful of coconut oil mixed with water and chia seeds (let it soak for about 15 minutes). And some rice milk. The milk can be substituted though if you have another preferred milk...

Magical Kyoto – Day 1

The real Japan experience lies in the deeply engrained culture, history, and traditions. Kyoto is one of those magical places that you’ll never forget. It ranks highly on my list of places we’ve explored. Sadly we only got to spend 3 days in Kyoto...

Homemade Applesauce

I went to the fruit store this morning to pick up apples for applesauce, bananas for my smoothies and a bunch of mandarins. They’re in season now and they are wonderful and juicy. The local fruit stores here in China usually have a few boxes of...

Just Do It! Right?!?

I did it! I was finally able to go for a run again. This morning my body felt ready. The wether was amazing. A cool 12 degrees and light rain. Earlier this spring I started feeling soreness in my left hip after my morning runs. At first I thought it...

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