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, ...
Posted Jan. 20, 2012, 4:29 am
The Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau is applauding a new national strategy to boost travel and tourism. In a first for the U.S....
Posted Sep. 27, 2011, 2:39 am
The spirit of The Beatles lives on in the form of “LOVE,” the Cirque du Soleil production that’s been entertaining audiences at The Mirage in...
Posted Jul. 11, 2011, 3:25 pm
With the 405 freeway closed from Friday evening through Monday morning, the City of Santa Monica want their residents to stay in town and stock up ...
Posted Jul. 2, 2011, 1:00 am
Santa Monica’s iconic hotel, the Fairmont Miramar, has a fascinating history which is documented in the new exhibit “Life at the Miramar,” sh...
Posted Mar. 17, 2011, 8:20 am
The Santa Monica City Council helped finalize the sale of an iconic local hotel and earned an estimated $500,000 for the City thanks to an $80 mill...
Posted Mar. 14, 2011, 5:34 pm
In the coming days, the Santa Monica City Council aims to finalize a sale of a iconic local hotel, with an estimated $500,000 from the $80 million-...
Posted Feb. 3, 2011, 2:00 am
Jet Tila is the Executive Chef of the beautiful Wazuzu restaurant at the Encore, Las Vegas, the signature resort in the Wynn collection. He is a ri...
Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 10:27 am
Santa Monica Police will be closing down the California Incline this evening due to weather. Along with the rest of Southern California, Sa...
Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 1:43 pm
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust will take over, however the property will continue to be managed by the Viceroy Hotel Group, which has been the operator since 2003.