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Spring Blooms in L.A.

by Pansy

  Spring is, by far, my favorite season because of all the pretty blooms! Last month, Ken and I decided to go on a “Garden Tour of Southern California” road trip, to try to see as many blooms as possible in Southern California. This trip also included a visit to…

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Virginia Robinson Gardens

by Pansy

Have you ever been to a place where you thought every step and every view was incredibly photogenic? The Virginia Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills was such a place to me. I found this place just from googling “gardens” near Los Angeles. I love gardens so much and like to…

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The Flower Fields

by Pansy

After seeing pictures of The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch on Instagram, I knew that I had to see these huge fields of pretty flowers myself. We included a visit here as part of our “Spring Blooms of SoCal” road trip in March, during which we also visited the Descanso…

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Honeymoon in Venice

by Pansy

    Venice was by far our favorite stop on our Italian honeymoon tour! Despite the storm that set in the second day, despite the resulting flooding throughout the city, including our hotel lobby and elevator, despite the daytime cruise ship crowds, we completely fell in love with Venice. The…

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Honeymoon in Milan

by Pansy

Milan was the first stop of our honeymoon tour of Italy. We were amazed by the Duomo, and were equally impressed by the fantastic food and all the super stylish restaurants, cafes and shops.

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Big Sur’s Coastal Paradise

by Pansy

Exploring the California Coast is always a good idea. This time, we visited China Cove and Bird Island within the Point Lobos State Nature Reserve, the coastal trails of Garrapata State Park, and Rocky Point near Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea