Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Car-Free Ventura: All the food and drink you need within 4 miles

By Chanhee Kang In Korea, there is a saying that ‘a loaf of bread is better than the song of many birds.’ In other words, even the beach is more fun after you’ve eaten something! In Ventura, you’ll find seafood, Mexican, Italian, Thai, Sushi, and many other cuisines within 4 miles! There are also lots […]

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Car-Free Ventura: Exploring like a local

By Chanhee Kang One of the ways to enjoy Ventura is to follow what locals do in Ventura. It is pretty simple. First, have breakfast. Locals strongly recommend Cafe Nouveau (try the beignets!), a short stroll from the Pierpont Inn.    Then, walk down Sanjon Rd to the beach and take a left to stroll along the […]

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Car-Free Ventura: Pet-friendly Edition

By Chanhee Kang Ventura is an extremely pet-friendly city full of people who love their furry companions. You can see a lot of four-legged friends and their humans wherever you go; downtown, the beach, and even walking in front of your hotel! In short, Ventura is a great destination for people who like to travel […]

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Car-Free Ventura: Walking through history in Ventura

By Chanhee Kang There is a saying that ‘you can only see as much as you know.’ In Ventura, there is a lot of history you can pass by without knowing! Like most of Southern California, most names are Spanish, like Los Angeles and San Francisco. The name ‘Ventura’ means ‘fortune’ in Spanish, making the ‘City […]

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Car-Free Ventura: Treasure hunting and shopping in Ventura

By Chanhee Kang Most people, young or young at heart, can spend hours shopping. While some shoppers veer toward department stores, many of those carry similar if not identical stuff. How boring if we all wore the same clothes, ate the same food, used the same forks… Fortunately, Ventura is full of various charming shops with […]

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Car-Free Ventura: A bike is all you need for a fun day in Ventura

By Chanhee Kang It is fun to dive into a bike ride with a cool breeze and sunshine along the beach in Ventura. Before your bike ride, stop by Marie Shannon Confections where you can get a variety of bagels perfect with a cup of coffee any time. A variety of bikes for rent are waiting […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: Afternoon Rain

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… Afternoon Rain You […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: Our Place in the World

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… Our Place in […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: Golf’s Loveliest Round

photo by Jeff Bartlett blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… […]

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