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A Visit to Point Cabrillo Light Station on the Mendocino Coast
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A Visit to Point Cabrillo Light Station on the Mendocino Coast

By Greg Aragon Through the morning fog we could see the outline of the 100-year-old light station, standing guard along jagged cliffs above the Pacific Ocean. Easing closer, the sound and mist of the ocean waves became powerful and hauntingly beautiful. We knew we were in a special place. My getaway to Point Cabrillo Light…

Valentine’s Day Guide 2020
Dining Delights

Valentine’s Day Guide 2020

By Brianna Chu Valentine’s Day can be a struggle to plan for (or maybe that’s just me, and my indecision in choosing where to eat, talking), so for anyone else still strategizing their Valentine’s Day plans, I’ve put together some suggestions on places to grab drinks, dinner, and dessert. There is a range of formality,…

8 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Taiwan
Travel

8 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Taiwan

By Fabiola Diaz When I first learned that I would visit Taiwan, I didn’t quite know what to expect. Prior to my week-long trip, all I’d seen of the country were photos of Taipei 101 lit up for New Year celebrations. By the end of the week, I walked away thoroughly enamored by all I…

New Decade and Costa Rica
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New Decade and Costa Rica

By Greg Aragon 2020 is not just another turned page on the calendar; it is a whole new decade. And this means a new era of travel for Greg’s Getaway. With this in mind I would like to share an exciting trip that I am planning for the New Year. Standing out on my travel…

Chew on the Cheeseburger Challenge this January
Dining Delights

Chew on the Cheeseburger Challenge this January

By Brianna Chu Pasadenans, rejoice! You can end your January with a week of cheeseburger goodness from the 26th to the 31st, as many restaurants in and around Pasadena are celebrating the week with special menu items and/or deals for patrons. For those unfamiliar with Pasadena’s cheeseburger claim to fame, there’s a plaque at the…

Exploring Mono Lake
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Exploring Mono Lake

By Greg Aragon California is replete with natural wonders and Mono Lake holds its own against them all. As one of the oldest lakes in the western hemisphere, it is eerily beautiful, with giant tufa structures jetting from its serene surface and the snow-capped Sierra Nevada reflecting in its shimmering blue waters. A friend and…

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