Mighty Mongoose, Mighty Adventure

Mighty Mongoose, Mighty Adventure

I am constantly on the lookout for new adventures to feature for my show. It's easy to dream about all the countries, national parks, and huge adventures I want to take for Monica Goes. But sometimes I just want to find a unique local adventure to mix it up and show people that you don't have to continent hop to discover something new.

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American Oktoberfest at Alpine Village

American Oktoberfest at Alpine Village

Let's see, I love October, dancing, food, and beer, so when I wanted to create an episode that encapsulated a fall adventure, finding a local Oktoberfest seemed a winning choice.

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Big Bear Adventure

Big Bear Adventure

If skiing and snowboarding are your thing, Snow Summit and Bear Mountain offer great ski/stay packages and between the two have 34 runs of all different levels. Since I’m not exactly what you would call “coordinated” I stuck to the kid-fun and went to Snow Play for some snow tubing.

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This Will Not Kill Me

This Will Not Kill Me

I am not a runner. I have sports-induced asthma and couldn't run 2 miles last year when I started training for the Hollywood Half Marathon. It was something on my bucket list and I cried when I finished that race.

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From Saddle to Paddle - Kayaking Marina Del Rey

From Saddle to Paddle - Kayaking Marina Del Rey

One of my favorite things to do is go to sites like Groupon and Living Social to find new adventures. There's always something completely random like pilot lessons, race car experience, or hot air balloon wine tasting.

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