Little Adventures

Adventure can be found anywhere – it’s just a matter of seeing the opportunity! Granted, we live in the beautiful Bay Area of California with its temperate weather and great mix of culture and food. We’ll admit, we’re quite spoiled! Peek at our Little Adventures throughout California where we share our favorite Bay Area spots. We take you along to local events and food is always a guarantee.

Little Adventure posts are currently being updated.

Balboa Park Botanical Garden, San Diego
Ah, Sunny San Diego, where the weather is perfect 99.9% of the time and flip flops are acceptable 100% of the time! I (Adrienne) was lucky enough to attend UCSD
photo of Christmas lights displays
As you might have expected, after our visit to the Autumn Lights Festival, we were pretty excited to see what Christmas might bring around. We've just begun to join in
photo of lights at the Autumn Lights Festival at Gardens at Lake Merritt
There's nothing I love more than festive lights and even more so if I don't have to wait until the holiday season! So leave it to Oakland to create a
photo of wine and terrariums
We first discovered Temescal Alley while wandering the neighborhood as we waited for a table down at Burma Superstar, some number of years ago. It is a magical place. First,
Photo of beer and food, Eat Real Festival, Jack London
Oakland is all about craft - food, beer, art - and there was no better way to celebrate it than at the 9th annual Eat Real Festival. The Eat Real
Photo of dancers, Polynesian Festival & Aloha Outrigger Races, Santa Cruz
A much smaller festival than we anticipated, but as we were told, “things were a little different this year, because, [they] changed a few things”. Still, it made for a
Photo of lanterns, Peace Lantern Ceremony, Berkeley, California
The Peace Lantern Ceremony is held in the beginning of August to remember the anniversaries of the world’s first atomic bombings (August 6 and August 9). The tradition of floating
Hayward Shores photo
A great East Bay hike that winds through marshland along the bay. There's five miles of graveled public trails and multiple access points. Bring a jacket and sunglasses, as it
Obon Festival, San Jose photo
Obon Festival is a Japanese Buddhist festival to honor the spirits of one's ancestors. There were a number of celebrations throughout the Bay Area this year, so we decided to