Going for a Walk with Samantha Brown

Words by Julie Boyd | Photography by Julie Boyd

I first stumbled across Samantha Brown years ago while channel surfing on a lazy, Sunday afternoon. Her Passport to Europe show was airing an episode on Interlaken, Switzerland, and I was immediately drawn in by her lively personality, and ability to connect with the people she encountered. She seemed like a real person, and I could easily relate with that aspect of the show. So, I was excited to learn that she would be speaking at the Travel and Adventure show in Los Angeles this year, especially since Brian and I had already planned on attending.

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The Best of Big Sur | California

Written by Julie Boyd | Photography by Julie Boyd

On the Central Coast of California, Highway 1 winds through a section of rocky coastline known as Big Sur. Flanked by the Santa Lucia Mountains to the east, and the turbulent waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west, this is truly a place where land meets sea. For roadtrip enthusiasts like Brian and myself, making the drive to explore this part of California is a must-do. Here are the five things we recommend seeing along the drive.

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Day Trip to Julian | California

Written by Brian Callender | Photography by Julie Boyd

Back in 2012, when Julie and I first started dating, I surprised her with a day trip down to Julian and we had a blast! Four years later, we decided to return to Julian and explore it further. The town dates back to the 1870’s, and the days of the California Gold Rush. However, today, Julian is best known for its apples and the pies made from them.

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