As most of you folks know, you can’t really get a mountain/sea view by driving 3 hours out of Toronto. So when I am in LA, I try to maximize my time to see as much as possible by doing road trips. What I love about LA is that you can get into totally different scenery by driving a couple of hours. This past weekend we decided to make our way up north to Santa Barbara, which is also known as the American Riviera… after my visit I can see why. Imagine the most picturesque white houses with red Spanish roofs, beautiful vegetation and flowers, and the dramatic backdrop of the mountains lined with palm trees. It’s such a cool, hip, and artsy town that makes you not want to leave.
The #1 question I get asked is how I can afford to travel as much as I do. I think I’ve got the art of finding the best flight deals and scoring free flights down so I wanted to share my tips hoping to help some of you.
The short answer is I don’t just travel and have fun all the time but what I don’t publish on my social media is when I’m at work, hustling, so I can fund all the adventures I want to have. The long answer is, I live for good deals and so it’s natural for me to dig to find the best deals on flights. I decided to write them down here, hoping to help some of you out there. Here it is:
Big Sur is definitely one of California’s ‘must sees’. Which also means to a lot of tourist and tourist traps. I wanted to experience Big Sur without the luxury ocean front facing hotel and this is how I did. Here is a guide to free camping in Big Sur, CA.