The dramatic sandstone cliffs against the sprawling, deep blue Pacific Ocean make Torrey Pines one of the best backdrops in Southern California for engagement photos.
Oh, Catalina Island. It’s almost too good, I don’t want to spoil the secret. But, it’s time to let our fellow travel-lovers know about this hidden gem, a common getaway for California natives.
Stepping off the boat onto Catalina Island for the first time, I felt as if I was being transported to a remote Mediterranean coastal town. Small boats rocked slowly in the harbor, people strolled lazily along the sandy beachfront road, and above a sprawling hillside was dotted with quaint, rustic homes.