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Henry Cowell Redwoods Park

        The Enry Cowell Redwoods Park is wonderful park not far from Santa Cruz. What is nice is that it is very family friendly with lots of easy trails good for stroller too. In hot days you will find fresh air among big redwoods tree and you can relax along the river…

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Filoli

  15 minutes from Palo Alto there is a wonderful garden, an estate of the early twentieth century straight out of a Monet painting! Amongst tulips and roses : we are in Filoli. The name Filoli comes from the first letters of key words in the motto of Mr. William Bowers Burn II’s owner of…

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Enjoy the Stanford atmosphere…..

What to do in Palo Alto? Visit the Stanford University campus, go around and discover the Cantor museum and the Rodin Garden, take a pause in the bookshop and have a lunch at the Cool cafe over looking the Rodin Sculpture Garden (a great place to relax while you’re visiting the Stanford campus or art…

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Hidden Villa, a wonderful farm in Los Altos Hills

Hidden Villa is a real gem in the Silicon Valley. Nested in the beautiful hills of Los Altos is a non profit educational organization founded by Frank and Josephine Duveneck in 1924 (http://www.hiddenvilla.org/about-us/what-is). It has eight mile trails and the most exciting thing is that they offer a wide variety of educational programs for kids.…

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Hiking in Palo Alto!!

  Which better place where to find hiking locations or just place to stroll than California and the Bay Area? In Silicon Valley you can find differents places where to go, just a couple miles from home and have a nice moment outdoors with family and friends! Not too far from downtown Palo Alto  …

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Muir Woods National Monument

This is a fantastic National Park, 12 miles north of San Francisco, where you can see ancient redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) with their beautiful red colour (that’s why they are named redwoods). They can be high even more than 300 ft and wide 10 ft. Impressive trees!     These type of redwoods grow in the…

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Shoreline Park, Mountain View

The Shoreline Park is a very nice park where you can go biking with your kids, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing in the Lake. It’s really in the center of Silicon Valley, perfect for a day at the open air and even for picnic.         There is a very nice Lakeside Cafe’…