California Cliché: Day Trippy, Tourist Listy. Did you know California has an official state song? The song lyrics (below) to the aptly named song, “I Love You, California” were written in 1913 by Francis Beatty Silverwood, a clothier from LA, with music by Abraham Franklin Frankenstein, conductor of the Orpheum Theatre Orchestra. Savvy Trivia: Jeep made a fun commercial […]
California clichés are some of my favorite things: sun, fun, HWY 1, day trips, mountains, redwood trees, surfing, arts, culture, cuisine, great weather. The following posts are all in fun, pointing out some of my favorite California stereotypes and cliches (true or not), with some savvy tips for enjoying them to the fullest. What's your favorite California cliché?
California Cliché: Flower Power. It’s springtime again, and everywhere I go I see the happy California Poppy popping up like a wild party in the field, by the road side, and on the coastal trail. This inspired me to chose this flower, the official state flower of California, for the new Savvy California logo. Do you like it? I’ll […]
Sometimes you just can’t get away for that awesome adventure. You’ve got to wait for days off, inspiration, winning lottery ticket, whatever. You dream it. Plan it. Put it off for “some day.” That’s where armchair adventures come in. For this month’s Armchair Adventure, I present to you California-based photographer Hal Bergman’s time-lapse video covering the great Golden State. Need a four-minute […]