The SFO-LAX Delta cabin empty

The Best Flight in America

As I sit here at 30,000ft, I look around the eggshell airplane cabin and I feel transported back to the flying experience of 30 years ago. There is an empty seat beside me, there are friendly stewards, not a si...

An evening at OneUP Restaurant & Lounge

As you walk into the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco,  you know right away this is not going to be any regular dining establishment.  In front of you is a wood clad wall, artwork in its own right, with stairs lead...
Pack Like a Man

Pack Like a Man

When it comes to pack luggage, there are three general schools of thought. Those who fold, those who roll, and those who bundle. Well welcome to the future, because FactoryTwoFour is going to show you how to co...

A color study of Olympia, WA

I have traveled the world, have lived in amazing countries, and witnessed scenes that would take hours to full describe to the average traveler.  From Asia to the Middle East, I have fallen in love over and ove...

Stop Romanticizing Past Air Travel

It would seem the constant refrain of our age is "air travel sucks now." This oft-quipped statement is lobbied around just about any time even the most distant of familiars circles within a mile of a major airp...

Mexico Surf Trip Are the Best Surf Trips

Surfing is the quintessential California sport. And because of this fact, most halfway-decent California surf spots are a crowded shit-show on even the most mediocre of days. All manner of aggressive locals and...
Red 2014 Mercedes CLA AMG Mulholland Highway Rock Store Los Angeles

72 Hours in Los Angeles PT 2

Read part 1 of our Los Angeles Adventure here! Day two on our LA adventure dawns and we're itching to get on the road. We're excited because the particular roads we're not waiting to get on happen to be two ...
72 Hours in Los Angeles

72 Hours in Los Angeles Pt 1

The City of Angels is a sprawling morass of a metropolis. Los Angeles is almost solely made up of hidden destinations and righteous food. And this is certainly a car city, not walkable by any stretch of the ima...