more about: California

Voyeur-ing in Venice…

Not Italy, but a close second. Venice, California, and we’re talking about the sickest home and garden tour in the country (and yes, sick means good).

Zone Envy: Cocktail Plants I’d Grow if I Lived in SoCal

By Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, out in March ’13. Like most gardeners, I spend all my time thinking about the plants I wish I could grow, and very little time thinking about the ones I actually do grow. Lately I’ve become convinced that I need a tropical garden so that I can cultivate all of my favorite cocktail […]

The West Shakes Up the Way We Travel

A few months ago, Airbnb approached me to put together a Wish List of my favorite homes in the West. I enthusiastically accepted (of course). Along the way, I discovered that some of my favorite homes featured in Sunset over the years are for rent on the site.

Yes, that means you can actually spend the night in a house you’ve seen on the pages of Sunset.

The Spookiest Town in California

Bodie State Historic Park near Bridgeport, California, hasn’t changed since 1877.

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