Attractions in Sacramento: Learn about the California Gold Rush at Sacramento History Museum, California

Hello and welcome to the next part of my post on Sacramento. We’re still exploring the Old part of town. After a heavy lunch, E & I walked off the calories at the Sacramento History Museum, a museum dedicated to the California Gold Rush and the city’s history. It was nearly closing time and we only had an hour, so we breezed through many of … Continue reading Attractions in Sacramento: Learn about the California Gold Rush at Sacramento History Museum, California

Food Review: Joe’s Crab Shack, Old Sacramento California

We allocated a day to explore Sacramento Old Town –  good call, seeing that there are plenty of things to see and do here. Apart from museums and buildings with interesting architecture and history, there are also loads of shops selling everything from traditional Native American crafts aand costumes to souvenirs and even joke items. Sacramento Bridge. It was a hot, sunny afternoon and it was … Continue reading Food Review: Joe’s Crab Shack, Old Sacramento California

Candy Heaven, Old Sacramento – The Sweetest Place on Earth

A place where you can eat candy and chocolate to your heart’s content – sounds like every child’s (and even some adults!) dream. And Candy Heaven in Old Sacramento, California is exactly that. Sweets and candy of every shade and flavor imaginable line the colorful walls, which are painted over with rainbows and flying wizards….. ….Along with some not-so-friendly deco that might give children nightmares. … Continue reading Candy Heaven, Old Sacramento – The Sweetest Place on Earth

Attractions in Old Sacramento, California

As a child in Malaysia, westerns often played on TV – with rugged, gun-toting cowboys, rowdy salon bars, and horse-drawn carriages. After two weeks in the US, I got my first taste of the American West, on a one-day trip to the city of Sacramento. Okay, so there were no gunfights in the middle of a dusty street, nor were there bar brawls. 😛 Instead, we … Continue reading Attractions in Old Sacramento, California