Live and explore through California life simply!

Welcome to Simply-California.  This site exemplifies all that is California – beauty, nature, diversity, food, and much more.  Join me as we explore the Golden State and guide you through extraordinary places to see, adventures to embark on, tantalizing food to eat, as well as helpful tips to get you on your way whether a tourist, short term visitor looking for an authentic local experience, or a native-lover of California.  Enjoy!

Get to Know California

Poppies Everywhere at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

This is poppy flowers heaven!  Orange and other shades of poppies everywhere and quite peaceful.  There is a flowers reserve but costs a small fee[...]

See 5 spots in San Francisco in 1 day from Haight and Ashbury district to Japanese Festival and more!

Would you like to see  5 beautiful spots in San Francisco in one day!?  The Haight Ashbury district as well as the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival[...]

Sightseeing at Griffith Observatory and Beverly Hills

One Monday during my visit to Southern California, I decided to see both the Griffith Observatory and Beverly Hills.One of the worst things about Los[...]

Pirate's Cove Lookout in Avila Beach

Quite possibly the most exhilarating views I have seen thus far in my exploration of California are from the Pirate's Cove Lookout in Avila Beach,[...]

One Day Itinerary of Laguna Beach, California

How much do I love Laguna Beach? Those that have known me since I started my Instagram account would probably say “a lot!” 🙂  This[...]