Camp Beverly Hills – Southern California glamping

  Taking it easy while roughing it Many of my fondest childhood memories are from summer camp -- minus the time a huge hairy spider jumped onto my sleeping bag. That traumatizing incident aside, I loved camping as a kid; but as I have gotten older, and dare I say more delicate, my favorite thing … Continue reading Camp Beverly Hills – Southern California glamping

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North Italia awaits, along Santa Monica’s coast

A warm Italian welcoming and abudanza awaits at Santa Monica's North Italia restaurant From first blush I liked North Italia. And yes, that is an allusion to the fine list of vino, but first, let’s talk atmosphere. On a Friday night, the place was bustling. The vibe was lively and friendly. Like a hot night club, … Continue reading North Italia awaits, along Santa Monica’s coast

Gifts for the traveling man

For your man on the go, give him something he can take along on his adventures When you need a gift for the guy in your life, but you just don’t know what to get your boyfriend-husband-dad-brother-uncle-nephew-best man, etc, that he can really use, look no further than this list of things that guys love … Continue reading Gifts for the traveling man

A timeless family vacation to the Hotel Del Coronado

A retreat to a simpler time at The Del Visiting Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Island is like a step back in time, with all the amenities of modern life, in surroundings that remind you that others came before you -- epochs before -- to enjoy this same, timeless fresh sea air. The Del, as it … Continue reading A timeless family vacation to the Hotel Del Coronado

Five best boutique hotels in Los Angeles

Small but grand hotels for travelers looking for a home-away-from-home in LA Los Angeles is a vast city full of diversity, where visitors and denizens can get whatever they want, whenever they want it, including hotel amenities.  As a leisure or business traveler in LA, you can find lodging from the most over-the-top in extravagance … Continue reading Five best boutique hotels in Los Angeles

A Los Angeles waterfront hideaway offers water play and relaxed beachcombing

LA Locals and visitors adore this low-key family friendly waterfront area that offers a little bit of everything Marina del Rey is one of the mellowest beach communities in Los Angeles. With 600 acres of protected natural wetlands on its southern border, making its landscape unique and everlasting, it is quieter and more calm than … Continue reading A Los Angeles waterfront hideaway offers water play and relaxed beachcombing

Making memories at the Greenbrier, a national treasure resort

A visit to the famed West Virginia resort steeped in tradition, where families come together to enjoy the grandest things in life Our Greenbrier adventure began with a bit more excitement than our family had anticipated, when we voyaged to the world-renowned resort on a dark and blustery night. We decided it was best to … Continue reading Making memories at the Greenbrier, a national treasure resort