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Is Cannabis Actually a Medicine?

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As a professional tour guide in the cannabis tourism business, my job isn’t just to take travelers to the cannabis farms, wineries, giant redwoods, and dispensaries of The Emerald Triangle.  It’s also my job to entertain and inform everyone from the newbie to the seasoned cannasseur.  Knowing the use, science, and history of marijuana is…

Ode to Blue Dream

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Girl Scout Cookies, OG Kush, Gorilla Glue, White Widow, Pineapple Express, Grandaddy Purple, Purple Urkle, Purple Haze, Sour Diesel, Northern Lights, Chemdawg, Skywalker OG, Green Crack, Strawberry Cough, Cherry pie, Harlequin, KGB, Trainwreck. . .   In my 53 years, I’ve smoked a lot of weed – from seedy brown Mex back in the day…

Meet Brian Applegarth, Founder, and Executive Director of The California Cannabis Tourism Association

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Most industries have professional associations, and this is especially true in tourism.  Whether it’s wine tour companies, sightseeing tour companies, or any other kind of tour company, most likely they have an association.  Tourism associations help quality companies give better service, and help them to meet the needs of tourists, while informing travelers where to…

We’re Open For Business!

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2020 was supposed to be the breakout year for cannabis tourism.   For two years we’d been doing tours and getting rave reviews.  Buzz was building.  We had taken tourists to California cannabis country from nearly every continent on the globe from seasoned herb smokers,  adventurous epicurean cannasseurs, and professional growers to the canna curious…

Farewell to Emerald Pharms, The Most Beautiful Dispensary on Earth

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Many pleasures come with bringing the world to California’s cannabis country – seeing the look in people’s eyes when they first see acres of beautiful weed growing in the California sun as the heady aroma of blooming colas wafts through the air, sharing the history of marijuana in the world, and showing people the reality…

Cannabis Appellations

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For years before we guided weed tours we brought tourists and wine lovers on tours of Northern California wine country, conducting tours of the Sonoma Valley, the Napa Valley, and the Carneros region.  These aren’t just beautiful places to visit in northern California.  These are examples of appellations.  An appellation is defined as a geographical…

Meet the Boutique Growers of The Emerald Triangle – Jerry Munn of First Cut Farms

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Photo by Marnie Birger One of the privileges of being a cannabis tour guide is meeting people who changed history. Jerry Munn isn’t just one of Mendocino’s brilliant boutique cannabis farmers.  He was also one of the outlaws who risked his freedom to pring medicine to those who vitally needed it when cannabis was still…

Top 5 Reasons why Mendocino is the first place you should visit when tourism opens again.

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  We’ve been San Francisco Bay Area tour guides for decades.  We’ve taken people on San Francisco sightseeing tours, Muir Woods tours, wine country tours – basically everything the San Francisco Bay area has to offer.  We can tell you everything you want to know about The Golden Gate Bridge, the gold rush, the 1906…