Get up close to the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs

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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 … Continued

Natural Wonders in Palm Springs

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While Palm Springs may be known as a celebrity getaway, or for its desert modern architecture, it’s also becoming famous for its stunning natural wonders. Some of them are worth a full day trip, others can be seen in just … Continued

Day Trip from Palm Springs: What to do in Borrego Springs

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Recently on a visit to Palm Springs, I was invited to spend a weekend in a town not far from the Coachella Valley. I’d never heard of Borrego Springs before, but I quickly found it’s an easy weekend or day … Continued

Cool Things in Palm Springs: hiking Borrego Springs & The Slot

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If you remember the last few scenes of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, you’ll remember Harrison Ford on horseback picking his way through a narrow cinnamon hued slot canyon only to have it unfold into a city carved from … Continued

Cool Things in Palm Springs: Inside Frank Sinatra’s House

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At first glance, it seems like a rather plain and unassuming home; low roof line, with a clipped row of hedges and some desert landscaping. But this minimalist desert exterior is hiding a pretty big secret; it’s the former home … Continued

My Favourite Places in Palm Springs California, Volume 5 – La Quinta & Indio edition!

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On my last visit to Palm Springs, we stayed with friends in a new location; La Quinta!  While it’s definitely a bit of a hike from there to Palm Springs proper, it did give us a chance to explore this … Continued

The Most Recognizable Home in Palm Springs? Bob Hope’s place is yours for $24 million

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Sometimes you find the most amazing things when you’re just surfing the ‘net. I stumbled on the listing for one of the most iconic homes in Palm Springs; the former home of Bob Hope.  It’s the domed dwelling that sits … Continued

My Favourite Places in Palm Springs California 4 -Palm Desert Edition!

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  Have you ever traveled to a place that instantly felt like home?  A place where you feel like you could live and be comfortable from day one?  Palm Springs is that place for me.  I get to the desert … Continued

Favourite Places in Palm Springs California 3; off the beaten path again

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  Every time I go to Palm Springs and area, I find new things to love.  Yes, you can do all the basic touristy stuff, like head to the Living Desert, climb to the top of a mountain on the … Continued

Travel Blog: New Things to Do in Palm Springs, California

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I usually get to “PSP” (its airport code) once or twice per year, and I love every minute of it.  I’ve been flying into the city for about 10 years, and while I have my “always-do’s”, I’m also always looking … Continued

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