Posts tagged california
A Tourist's Guide to San Francisco

Our trip to California was kind of like two separate vacations. One being the drive up the Pacific Coast Hwy with pit stops in LA, Santa Barbara, Solvang, Hearst Castle, Cayucos, Big Sur, Bixby Bridge, Monterey, Laguna Seca, and Santa Cruz. The other being a few days in San Francisco doing touristy things and visiting my family.

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Driving Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca: My First Track Day!

More from our California trip! 

On Day 4, I had my very first track day at one of the nation's most prestigious tracks: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca! Normally, autocross is done at slow speeds, but this was my first time getting to speeds in excess of 80 mph. And, I've never dealt with other people on the track before - check out the video.

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Timeline for Travel: Planning a European Tour Before Moving to Ireland

Last week, I shared the itinerary of our drive up the California coast. Today - to hopefully answer some questions - I wanted to share our general timeline for the move. We're not 100% sure when we'll end up in Ireland. But our plan includes some European traveling before we land at our ultimate destination. 

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Planning a Trip: Driving up CA Route 1 Classic/The Scenic Pacific Coast Highway

Planning trips is a lot of work! 

Before we travel Europe for a bit & then head to Ireland, Joe and I want to visit his family in their new Floridian house and see where my family is living in San Francisco. Since he's into cars, and I'm into looking at pretty things, when we visit CA, we're planning a drive up Highway 1 Classic from Los Angeles to San Francisco. 

Here's our itinerary (subject to change!):

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