California

My First Travel Blogaversary: Seven Treasured Travel Memories

Today, Adventuring the Great Wide Somewhere turns one year old! I started this blog in part to force myself to pursue my travel dreams, and so far, it’s been a smashing success! In the past year, I’ve traveled to California, Washington and Utah, and shared […]

A Tram-tastic Day at Universal Studios Hollywood

A Tram-tastic Day at Universal Studios Hollywood

It’s time I finished up this series of posts on California! Dan and I woke up on our third full day in the Golden State and headed over to Universal Studios Hollywood. We had timed our visit to fall between peak seasons, in the hopes […]

On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams

On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Ahhh California. A state of perpetual sunshine, delicious fresh juices, and who could forget the glamour of Hollywood? And traffic. Loads of traffic. Our second full day in California was hardly postcard-perfect. After bidding a sad goodbye to Anaheim, Dan and I hopped into our […]

The World of Yesterday, Tomorrow and Fantasy

The World of Yesterday, Tomorrow and Fantasy

When I was a kid, my parents took us to Disneyland. I was too young to remember much. I was afraid of the sea monster and erupting volcanoes at 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. I was afraid of every little part of Mr. Toad’s Wild […]

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Some people might think we were crazy, hopping a flight to California just to see a smaller version of the parks here in our own Orlando backyard. I hadn’t been to California since 2012, and Dan had never been at all. When we learned that […]