Standing Among Giants

Three and half hours or so north of LA, the trees rise out of the earth like skyscrapers and everywhere you look, there is enough beauty to ride out a lifetime of memories.

Hyatt Regency Suites Rebrands to Hyatt Palm Springs

Formerly known as Hyatt Regency Suites, today the hotel announced the completion of its rebranding to Hyatt Palm Springs. Hyatt Palm Springs joins the growing number of Hyatt hotels operating under the Hyatt brand throughout the world. The rebranding heralds a series of improvements, the enhancement of local expertise and newly customizable amenities and experiences. [...]

A New King at Pantai Inn

Dallas King, former assistant GM at the Marriott Courtyard/Marriott Residence Inn in Carlsbad, has been announced as the new General Manager at Pantai Inn in La Jolla. The Balinese-themed luxury boutique inn, managed by R.A. Rauch & Associates, Inc. (RAR), has also added 12 new suites to its ocean front hotel. According to Robert Rauch, [...]

Langham Extends its Reach

The Langham Hospitality Group, owners of Pasadena’s historic Langham Huntington, Pasadena, have announced an agreement with DAS Real Estate to manage The Langham resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to open in 2015, the 323-room resort is the group’s first foray into the Middle East and the first resort in the Hong Kong-based company’s [...]

Surf the Skies

Imagine flying back and forth between LA and the Bay Area, Santa Barbara, and Palm Springs as much as you want, whenever you want, for one basic fee. That’s the basic idea behind Surf Air, the nation’s first membership-only “All you can fly” airline. Here’s how it works: Members pay a $1650 monthly membership fee, [...]

New Year for a New You From the Oaks at Ojai

It’s that time of year again when resolutions for getting fit, losing pounds and eating healthy are made and, many times, broken after the first few months. The Oaks at Ojai destination spa has long been considered a place to kick start and healthy lifestyle while sharing tips on how to stay on the path [...]

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Invites Travelers to “Experience the Arts” at The Norton Simon Museum

Celebrate the love of the arts with The Langham Huntington, Pasadena and The Norton Simon Museum, and enjoy all the artistic wonder that Pasadena has to offer! Travelers and locals are invited to book the hotel’s new Experience the Arts Package and enjoy luxurious overnight accommodations, valet parking and two tickets to The Norton Simon [...]

Safe Travel

Debbie Priester of Titan Travel will enlighten future travelers with the details on what they need to do before heading off on that well deserved vacation. She will share her expertise on preparing one’s house, luggage and financial affairs before leaving, and offer tips and personal insights on traveling safely and smartly. A door prize [...]

The Perfect Summer “Staycation”

A family vacation can be the most magical time of your life. Fun, enjoyment, excitement, and adventure. However, they can also be very expensive. A staycation is the vacation package that doesn’t cost the Earth, yet allows you to enjoy all the benefits that you would normally derive from a family vacation. Simply put, a [...]

The Luxurious Solitude of La Casa Del Zorro

Built in 1937, the 43-acre resort is a very quiet, very luxurious and very out-of the-way spot to enjoy the huge night sky and the daytime desert, especially in the winter, when the weather is mild. Summers can admittedly be a whole different thing here, as in hotter-than-you-know-where.


Pasadena Chamber Invites You to Travel in Style

It’s never too early to plan your travel destinations for next year and cross out more lines on those bucket lists. The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is already offering 3 exciting travel packages for Pasadenas this 2015, with great discounts if you are to book as early as now. If you’ve ever wondered what it [...]


Autumn Among the Pines of Cambria

With its coastal bluffs, windswept beaches and towering pines, Cambria is a summer choice for a weekend get away for many Southern Californians. But what about the Fall? Fewer crowds and less traffic are two majors reasons to consider Cambria in the fall, but the weather is also a draw. As those of us “in [...]


Fall into Lake Tahoe

Ahh Lake Tahoe. If you’ve been there then I’m sure you will agree it is one of the most beautiful spots in California. If you’ve never been then what’s stopping you? Generally known for its winter sports and summer activities, Fall may be one of the best times to visit this gorgeous spot if you [...]


Pala Casino, Resort and Spa: Let Them Entertain You

Upcoming entertainment includes: The Stylistics on 9/20, Neil Sedaka on 10/11 and Aaron Lewis on 11/14  More than just a glitzy casino, the Pala Casino, Resort and Spa adds some class to an industry full of glittery establishments. When I realized it had been years since I’d visited Pala, I decided a return trip was [...]