The US Open of Surfing

  “I love you, Brett!”, the crowd cheered as Huntington Beach local Brett Simpson skipped through the packed beach, surfboard in hand, to give his family one last good luck kiss before his heat in the Van’s US Open of Surfing quarter-finals on Saturday. The...

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No Bad Days

It’s 8:15am when we descend upon the leisurely 1 mile trail from the Cristianitos Road exit off the 5 in San Clemente down to Trestles, the last of Southern California beaches to maintain it’s sense of escape. The marine layer has yet to burn off, confusing tourists...

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Happy World Oceans Day

Growing up in Colorado, beaches were always synonymous with vacation, and therefore something I always adored and appreciated. Now that I live on the coast, I have experienced how easy it is to take the beach for granted, but still find myself marveling at the...

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A Black’s Beach Getaway

Last week I  had the wonderful opportunity to take a sunset hike down to the surfer’s paradise known as Black’s Beach. Nestled below the bluffs of Torrey Pines in La Jolla, this secluded beach inspires tranquil imagination as your footprints fade into the sand. We...

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A Sunkissed Saturday

What is my idea of the perfect Saturday? Watching the sun sparkle off the glassy Pacific ocean while lost in the beauty of a cloudless blue sky. Today I serendipitously found myself atop a flower-speckled picnic blanket in tranquil Del...

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