Posted Nov. 21, 2013, 7:36 am
Shania Twain shows she’s still the one as she returns to live performances for the first time in almost a decade at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. She is currently half way through her two-year residency that began Dec. 1, 2012.
Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 9:09 am
There's a good reason why almost no one pays much attention to the food here on the Garden Island of Kauai:
Posted Oct. 16, 2013, 4:56 pm
Albert Einstein, Marion Davis, Clark Gable, and Carole Lombard – The Willows just two blocks from the heart of Palm Springs has hosted these luminaries through the years since it was built in 1924, and now has been meticulously restored to recreate the ambiance and elegance of their time.
Posted Sep. 14, 2013, 8:19 am
Route 66. La Posada Hotel, Winslow, AZ. Built between the railroad tracks and Route 66, La Posada Hotel was originally built in the late 1920s by the Santa Fe Railroad and the Fred Harvey Company for the people riding the Super Chief on the Chicago-Los Angeles route. Through the good work of Allan Affeldt it has once again become a destination hotel.
Posted Aug. 5, 2013, 3:36 pm
Has Australia been on your to do list as a travel destination? If you answered 'yes,' Qantas Vacations has launched a “Best of Luxury” campaign to give North American travelers a taste of Australian Luxury.
Posted Aug. 1, 2013, 8:42 am
Legoland, which is home to more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions, has a new claim to fame: it has the world’s largest Lego model on display – the Star Wars X-wing starfighter.
Posted Jul. 9, 2013, 8:51 am
Finding your way to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino from Santa Monica is a piece of cake – jump on the 10 Freeway and head east for about 140 miles.
Posted Jul. 4, 2013, 8:37 am
Yosemite National Park is nature at its best with nearly 1,200 square miles of deep valleys, grand meadows, and ancient giant sequoias.
Posted Jun. 25, 2013, 9:12 am
Famous for scenic beauty, cultural attractions, diverse communities, and world class cuisine, San Francisco’s landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, Chinatown, Union Square, North Beach, the Castro District, and Mission Dolores.
Posted Jun. 23, 2013, 8:57 am
Some things never change in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland, where the combination of stunning mountain scenery, glacial lakes, and easy accessibility is unparalleled.
Posted Jun. 20, 2013, 8:21 am
Meaning “land of plenty,” the Napa Valley name was given to the area by the native Wappo Indian population.
Posted Jun. 13, 2013, 8:00 am
The spirit of the European City of Lights sparkles on right in the center of the Las Vegas Strip at Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.
Posted Mar. 14, 2013, 8:47 am
Transport back in time to the 1930s just an hour northeast from Santa Monica on board a vintage passenger train that travels through century old citrus and avocado groves in the beautiful Heritage Valley.
Posted Feb. 28, 2013, 8:00 am
Fifty journalists from around the world including Belgium, Germany, India, Sweden, Denmark, South Africa, and the United States, arrived on a chilly Dublin day to celebrate the New Year’s Eve kick-off of “The Gathering,” an international outreach to hundreds of thousands of Irish people worldwide.
Posted Feb. 14, 2013, 7:57 am
Mammoth Mountain. It’s one of California’s best-known snow resorts. And it’s not as far away as you may think. Every time I begin to plan a weekend trip away, I mostly search for destinations I can reach on a single tank of gas.
Posted Jan. 22, 2013, 9:07 am
How do you travel the world for six months, visit more than 20 countries, and not spend a single penny on accommodation? Santa Monica filmmaker Jean-Michel Werk has the answer: Couchsurfing.
Posted Jan. 8, 2013, 9:08 am
Santa Monica Public Library presents “1,000 Places to See Before You Die” with Patricia Schultz this Thursday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Main Library’s MLK, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Dec. 19, 2012, 10:14 am
Just a 90 minute car ride north of Santa Monica on the coast sits Bacara Resort & Spa on the outskirts of Santa Barbara, a luxury vacation hideaway that has a Mediterranean feel that gives guests a sense of being in a small Italian town.
Posted Sep. 27, 2012, 1:09 am
My last article covered a few travel tips for Wi-Fi and access to electricity. This week I want to focus on cell phones. As an infrequent international traveler, I had a bit of an education on my recent trip to Costa Rica.
Posted May. 12, 2012, 1:53 am
Just to recap, Part 1 focused on Li Cwerneu, a restaurant located in the town of Huy, whose “Cuisine Intuitive” earned owner/chef Arabelle Meirlaen a Michelin star, the only woman chef in Belgium to be so honored. Part 2 is a general overview of some of the most famous, mouth-watering taste experiences of Belgium.
Posted Apr. 27, 2012, 12:36 am
As the sun rose over Santa Monica State Beach on Wednesday morning, residents, runners, and tourists alike probably did a double take when they saw...
Posted Apr. 6, 2012, 8:11 am
Featuring warm, yet vibrant designs and color palettes with contemporary furnishings, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino’s remodeled Grand King and Grand Queen guest rooms create comfortable and functional spaces within a sophisticated setting.
Posted Mar. 24, 2012, 7:49 am
Whatever you’ve heard about the gastronomical experience you’ll have in Belgium surely cannot begin to prepare you for the tasty days that lie ...
Posted Mar. 18, 2012, 1:44 am
By Mark Underwood While you’re having a great time taking photos of the Swiss Alps or the Colorado Rockies, you may not realize it,...
Posted Feb. 4, 2012, 12:45 am
For the sake of your mental and physical health, sometimes a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles is one way to clear your mind, ...