West Coast Paradise found in Southern CA

Our good friends had their wedding nuptials in Santa Barbara over the weekend, and we took this chance to explore the area and get a feel of the West Coast. I can pretty much sum up this trip in one word – LOVE. We fell in love with Santa Barbara. It was beautifully lush and laid back; it totally reminded us of Hawaii, a tucked away piece of paradise only a few hours from LA. There was no hustle and bustle of the big city; instead, people were super friendly…