Elvis and his Palm Springs Honeymoon Hideaway

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Tucked away in a tiny cul-de-sac in an upscale postmodern neighborhood in Palm Springs, sits a house that is made famous by one person- Elvis.  As if the home didn’t have enough bragging rights already from its history, design, and previous owners, the most lasting and powerful connection came as the Midas…

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Watts Towers and Their Rising of Purpose

When a vision is born, sometimes the human spirit will stop at nothing to achieve the fulfillment of their goals.   So is the story of Simon Rodia, an immigrant born in Ribottoli, Italy in 1879 that immigrated to the United States when he was barely just 14.  He came to America…

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European Gondola Adventure in Our Own California Back Yard

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One of the most dreamy of destinations for many Americans is a visit to the romantic Italy, where one could ride a romantic gondola through canals that are rich in beauty and history.  In Southern California, within the city of Long Beach, is a tucked away little community called Naples…

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Missions of California- San Juan Capistrano

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There are many facets to California’s history that make it an interesting place to explore.  One of the most well known historical features that the land has to offer are the Missions, born from its historical connection to Mexico and the royalty of Spain.  They were built as a way…

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Save on California Attractions in Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco!

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Get Admission to California Attractions With Savings Up to 55%! The Californiac is excited to present to you, my fellow travelers, these fantastic offers from Smart Destinations! The GO City Card is a popular way to see multiple attractions at a fraction of the cost of gate admission prices!  In California, the…

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The Hollywood Perception vs. Reality

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Through the years, I have encountered many tourists who have a different type of perception of Hollywood vs. the reality of what it is really like.  While yes, Hollywood is the entertainment capitol of the world, the idea of being able to see movie stars by just being in Hollywood…

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