Lifestyle

Winter Driving in a Not-So-Californian Winter

I’m no car aficionado; I drive a Prius, for God’s sake. But I do have advice for those of you braving this year’s Stormageddon and driving into the forces of nature. Many of us who were born and raised in California have never been forced to drive in harsh conditions….

Weekender: Off the Grid | Wildin’ Out in Willits

If you live in Sacramento, you know that “the grid” is kind of our thing. All the trendiest bars, clubs, coffee shops and wine bars are “on the grid” while Sacramento’s “off the grid” areas (such as Rancho Cordova and Folsom) are steadily growing as well. But what if I…

Outside the 9-to-5: Overcoming Fear and Traveling Solo

“Have you seen the movie Hostel? You should probably watch it before you leave.” “If you walk around alone at night, you will get mugged.” “Why would you travel alone as a woman? You’re going to be so lonely.” “Maybe you can hire someone to protect you.” These, my dear…

Submerge’s Ninth Annual Holiday Gift Guide • 2016 {Part 2}

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to suck. All you’ve really got to do is seek out interesting and unique items that are tailored to the interests of those that you’re shopping for. Think about what they love, take into account their hobbies, what makes them smile, and search for gifts that…

Submerge’s Ninth Annual Holiday Gift Guide • 2016 {Part 1}

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to suck. All you’ve really got to do is seek out interesting and unique items that are tailored to the interests of those that you’re shopping for. Think about what they love, take into account their hobbies, what makes them smile, and search for gifts that…