TRAVEL BLOG

September 8, 2011

Thoughtful Thursday

During this week, it is important to remember that fateful day, September 11, 2001.  Ten years later, America is still re-building and recovering from that huge blow to our country.  To support our US troops and honor the memory of those lost, we bring you this special “Thoughtful Thursday” featuring the United States Air Force

August 31, 2011

A Kid-Friendly Time-Out in Downtown Santa Cruz

With so-called “brat bans” making the news these days, a parent can feel pretty self-conscious about taking their children out in public. I have to say, this isn’t the case in Santa Cruz. In fact, I feel like Santa Cruz is doing everything right to welcome families with kids of the two and four-legged varieties.

August 26, 2011

Ear to the Ground – Dog Lovin’

Ruff Life no more! After almost 40 years, Downtown Santa Cruz is allowing dogs to walk the streets, (with their owners, on a leash of course!) The City Council passed a temporary, three – month trial ordinance to allow dogs downtown. If the trial works, the ordinance will become permanent in November. Dog lovers, follow