If you’ve ever made a joke with a friend or loved one about something really crazy either of you might want to do, it just might happen. At least that’s the case for Trixie Mattel and her partner, David Silver. The “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” Season 3 winner ended up deciding on opening up a retro-kitschy style motel in Palm Springs, California.
Activist Makes Statement About Wastefulness in Trash Suit
Most people don’t think twice about where their trash goes. However, environmental activist Rob Greenfield is on a mission to change that with the campaign “30 Days of Wearing My Trash.”
Visit the ‘World Famous Crochet Museum’ in Joshua Tree
When one enters the ‘World Famous Crochet Museum,’ they’re instantly greeted by an assortment of crocheted creations, ranging from animals and fairy tale creatures to food homages and clothing. Barely capable of fitting two people within the building, visitors can expect to examine the museum’s interior space in roughly 15 minutes.
Artist Captures Past and Present With Paintbrush Portraits
Art has long been used as a tool to tell tales of the past and address present-day issues. San Francisco-based artist Rebecca Szeto is doing exactly this with her unique Paintbrush Portraits.
Carlsbad Ranch: Home of San Diego’s Most Beautiful Flowers
San Diego, California, features a wide range of tourist attractions, from Balboa Park to the San Diego Zoo. For those who love to see gorgeous flowers, though, there’s nowhere better to visit than Carlsbad Ranch.
Original SCREAM House Now Available on Airbnb
Halloween is fast approaching, and scary movie buffs are rushing to squeeze in a viewing of all their favorites before the spooky season ends. If you’re looking to take your Halloween activities to the next level, why not book a stay at the original house from the classic horror movie SCREAM, which is now available as an Airbnb?
Library in Big Sur Forest Honors Famed Writer Henry Miller
Take a walk through the forest in Big Sur, California, and you’ll see a lot more than trees and wildlife. Apart from a handful of campgrounds and restaurants, you’ll also get a chance to explore the Henry Miller Memorial Library.
Joshua Tree Home to Massive, Warhol-Inspired ‘Invisible’ Airbnb
Joshua Tree National Park has always been a hot travel destination full of unique lodging options. Things are a little more interesting now, though, thanks to the 5,500 square-foot “invisible” house that’s available for travelers to rent.
Resonance: New Group Exhibition at Qualia Contemporary Art
A new group art exhibition is on display at Qualia Contemporary Art in Palo Alto, California. The show, titled “Resonance,” was curated by Xiaoze Xie and includes works by four contemporary artists: Guillermo Galindo, HU Xiangcheng, Paul DeMarinis, and Terry Berlier.
Enjoy a Taste of Outer Space in the Area 55 Futuro House
Trips to outer space might not be an option for vacationers (yet). However, explorers can still break the mold and do something new by booking a stay at Area 55 (one of only 85 “Futuro Houses” in the world) located in Joshua Tree, California.