Amazing Homes in Palm Springs Part 3 – Public Buildings

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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 … Continued

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: 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 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