‘The Ranch’

1865 That is where the story of Hearst Castle began. One man, with an idea to turn his favorite place into a majestic madness. George Hearst, known to be a self made millionaire, purchased the land in the year 1865 when it was 40,000 acres of ranchland. In the year 1919, William Randall Hearst, the … Continue reading ‘The Ranch’

The City Of Angels

‘In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.’ – Denzel Washington It’s true, just like New York gives you an indescribable ability to dream higher than the cities tallest buildings, LA makes you feel important. It must be because you’re constantly feeling like you could bump into someone famous at any moment, I’ve been told that … Continue reading The City Of Angels

The Desert

‘What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.’ – Antoine De Saint-Exupery When I woke up this morning, I was partly terrified. I would be flying to California with the girls for the first time, EVER. My host dad, Dave, has some work in California and since it is my host … Continue reading The Desert

The Strip

‘Las Vegas is a 24-hour city. It never stops.’ – Eli Roth One of the many benefits of being here is getting to explore the country with friends. Given the fact that I am underage in the U.S. meant that I was taking a look around so I was prepared for the next time. Besides … Continue reading The Strip

The Big Island

‘At the beach, life is different, time doesn’t move from hour to hour, but mood to moment. We live by currents , plan by the tides, and follow the sun.’ – unknown One of the greatest things about being an au pair is free travel with your host family. It’s not something they have to … Continue reading The Big Island