Venice California

Visiting Venice in California

Last year I headed out to California for my 21 day honeymoon and one of the major stops along the way was staying in Santa Monica. Being just a stones throw away, on one very hot and sunny afternoon we decided to take the boardwalk from Santa Monica Pier down to Venice. From Santa Monica Pier the boardwalk takes you […]

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Santa Monica boardwalk

Visiting the Santa Monica Boardwalk

When you think of California, girls in hot pants on roller skates, fitness buffs working out on the beach front and long stretches of palm tree lined golden sand come to mind. I thought that was just a stereotype however when I visited the Santa Monica boardwalk that was exactly what I experienced. Not only that but it had a […]

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Driving the Pacific Coast Highway

Driving the Pacific Coast Highway

Following our 3 night stay in Santa Monica we started the third leg of our honeymoon in America by driving 420 miles of the California coast along the Pacific Coast Highway (route 1) to San Francisco! With the route being so long we decided to take our time by breaking it up over 3 days. This was a highly recommended route that […]

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Santa Monica beach

3 Days Visiting Santa Monica

Santa Monica was the 2nd destination of my 21 day honeymoon in America and the first of several along the California coast. Following our 2 days in Washington the 6 hour internal flight touched down at LAX and we made our way across the city to the 5* Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows. We arrived into Santa Monica quite early evening and […]

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