Destinations

Kona Kai

A Slice of Heaven on San Diego’s Sunny Shelter Island Since 1959, Kona Kai Resort & Spa has catered to celebrities, families, spa-goers, and sun worshippers alike on San Diego’s tropically inspired Shelter Island. The resort lies away from the hustle and bustle, yet close to the area’s major attractions, including Sea World, Balboa Park’s […]

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A Touch of Tranquility in San Diego: Rancho Bernardo Inn

If rejuvenating spa treatments and exquisite meals made from ingredients sustainably sourced from private gardens sounds like nirvana, send body and soul to the Rancho Bernardo Inn located in northeast San Diego County. This little slice of heaven lies less than four hours by car from Calabasas and just an hour from San Diego International […]

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Rancho Valencia Resort

Where Ahh Meets Spa From the moment you enter the lush grounds surrounding the posh Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa, minutes from La Jolla and Del Mar, you naturally begin to unwind. Feeling worlds away from it all, you uncover the well-kept secret of this Mediterranean-inspired, allsuite, pet-friendly property boasting 45 acres of verdant gardens […]

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Escape to Catalina Island

Escape to Catalina IslandTwenty-six miles across the sea from Southern California sits magical, sun-drenched Catalina Island. Playground to stars of today and yesteryear—from Barbra Streisand, Taylor Swift, and Nicolas Cage to Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, and Judy Garland—it even served as home base for Norma Jean before she became Marilyn Monroe. The young newlywed once […]

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Cinque Terre

Journey to the Hear of the Italian Riviera A visit to Italy’s charming, jewel-colored Cinque Terre region will capture your heart and revitalize your spirit. Dotting the rugged Northwest Ligurian coast, this remote portion of the Italian Riviera contains five-centuries-old fishing villages stretching languidly between Genoa and Pisa. Its name, in Ligurian, means “Five Lands.” […]

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La Dolce Vita in Florence

Florence, Italy, is one of Europe’s most enchanting cities to experience the sweet life, la dolce vita. Capital of Italy’s sun-blessed Tuscany region, Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance. From exquisite art and architecture to enticing food and enchanting sunsets, this colorful city has it all. See it all from on high Climb […]

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Walking Tour of Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles has so much history, and many of us never venture over there. You can do a historic walking tour to learn about the city and its growth told through architecture. There are so many iconic buildings to explore, all within walking distance from each other or a short Uber ride away. While […]

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When in Rome…

When in Rome, there’s enough to explore to keep you busy for years, with decadent pasta an  gelato to indulge in, perfect espressos, places to shop for everything from leather and handicrafts to haute couture, archeological sites, Baroque churches, villas-turned-museums, and enough art to overload your senses. Must-sees for first timers are ancient ruins such […]

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa

The name itself perfectly describes this magical oasis built into the majestic, rocky terrain of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona. This ultimate getaway is only a short hour-and-a-half plane flight from Southern California. Known for its endless sunshine, sublime desert scenery, vibrant sunsets, and abundance of sports and cultural activities, Scottsdale possesses something for everyone. […]

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Escape to Lanai: Ultimate Island Luxury

The Hawaiian Islands are a favorite vacation destination for many people. Most find their favorite islands, beaches, or resorts, and some even fall victim to a “Hawaiian rut” of sorts. We opted to do something a little different on this trip, so we journeyed to the picturesque island of Lanai. We fell in love with […]

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L.A. for the Day: Things to Do in the City

OUE Skyspace L.A. From nearly 1,000 feet above the city in the iconic US Bank Tower, experience the heart-pounding adventure of the world’s first-ever Skyslide while enjoying panoramic, 360-degree views of Los Angeles. oue-skyspace.com Melrose Trading Post Every Sunday, the Melrose Trading Post offers a constantly evolving experience with a curated selection of handcrafted artisan […]

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Surf and Sand Resort: The Perfect Weekend Escape

With gorgeous views along a stunning coastline, Laguna Beach is the perfect weekend escape to beat the heat and spoil yourself. Laguna Beach is known for picturesque beaches as well as its many art galleries, shops, and tide pools. This beautiful beach town is home to many well-known arts festivals, such as the Pageant of […]

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