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Palm Springs Hikes: easy hikes in 3 hours or less

Anyone who visits the greater Palm Springs area should include a hike or two to some of the great trails this valley has to offer. The origins of Palm Springs itself is a health retreat destination, so make sure to broaden your vacation horizons by getting some exercise in conjunction with your sunlight. There’s nothing…

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Guide to public golf in Palm Springs California

Golf in the Canadian prairies is a fickle sport.  You need to be prepared for rain, sleet, and yes even snow has fallen in summer. The season doesn’t last nearly long enough; but fortunately there’s a way to get golfing during winter, and for you to get out of the blustery winter temperatures too.

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Amazing Homes in Palm Springs Part 3 – Public Buildings

I’ve been posting recently about some amazing homes in Palm Springs.  While they’re spectacular, many of them are off limits to the public. Fortunately there are some equally stunning public buildings where you can enjoy modernist architecture up close without a trespassing ticket!

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Amazing Homes in Palm Springs Part 1- Three must see properties

Palm Springs is an architecture lover’s dream.  There are many beautiful and important homes that are amazing structurally, plus there’s plenty of houses owned by Hollywood celebrities scattered throughout the city too. They’re easy to see; you can take a self-guided driving (or cycling) tour of them on your own, or get an expert guide.

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Get up close to the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs

It’s perhaps one of the best known, and most menacing geological features in North America.  The San Andreas fault is the oft-blamed continental rift responsible for plenty of earthquakes in California. While the science of this tear in the earth’s crust is fascinating, did you know you can actually get up close with this amazing…

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