Los Angeles Auto Show 2017

Traveling to Los Angeles over the next few days? The Los Angeles Auto Show is going on at the Los Angeles Convention Center from December 1-10, 2017. This is one of the largest auto shows in the world and features a wide range of manufacturers and vendors. Here are some of the highlights from this... Continue Reading →

Hike Prepared: Your Life Depends On It

The summer months often bring temperatures of 100 plus degrees to the deserts of the southwest. All too often we hear of lost hikers, heat stroke, or other heat related ailments from hiking and recreation in the desert. Recently, search crews worked for over a week and a half to find two missing hikers in... Continue Reading →

Las Vegas Rocks

Jean, Nevada- Seven Magic Mountains provide a striking contrast to the Mojave Desert as you cruise on Interstate 15 towards Las Vegas. The 30-35 foot limestone rock towers were created by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone, and officially opened May 11, 2016.  The day I visited presented 30-40 mile-per-hour gusts of wind, so I was happy... Continue Reading →

Five Hidden Gems Within Death Valley National Park

Whenever I say that my family is taking a VACATION to Death Valley, people respond in shock and are amazed that we would go to such a place. What kind of place is named after "DEATH"? Then I tell them that it is a beautiful place, with rich historical treasures and remarkable traits in its... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Road Trip to Las Vegas

We just got back from our Memorial Day weekender to Las Vegas. The drive (without traffic) is normally around three hours with the fifth wheel from our home in Victorville, CA (Mojave Desert). We were able to maintain that pace by leaving for the trip early on Saturday (instead of Friday afternoon) and return on... Continue Reading →

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