California Destination and Travel Reviews
Nestled on the coast at the southern tip of Orange County, lies the historic, unique, and picturesque city of San Clemente. Once called the Spanish Village by the Sea by its founder, Ole Hanson, “SC” (as it’s now referred to by locals), might be considered the board-shorts, sandal-wearing, conservation-minded, step-child to its wealthy, sister-cities to the north like Irvine and Newport Beach. [Read]
a town where the ghosts of Spanish-ruled California,
and contemporary nightlife, trendy stores, and fabulous
restaurants ntersect. Located between San Francisco
and Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo is nestled in the
mountains of Central California, just minutes from
some of the world's most beautiful coastline.
Frank in Palm Springs
Palm Springs and all kinds of images pop to mind. Sunglasses,
palm trees, gorgeous blue skies backset by the towering San
Jacinto Mountains, modern style homes, friendly people, gobs
of sunshine to bask in by large crystal blue swimming pools,
and shops, lots and lots of shops. Celebrities might also come
to mind, especially Frank Sinatra.
Out in San Francisco's North End
the Beat writers of the 50s, we had been lured here by the European
atmosphere of the area, which had been created by a nineteenth
century wave of immigrants who wanted in on the Gold Rush. It
was the Italians who took hold; stayed on and opened bakeries,
cafes, and restaurants.
& Play Along Hwy 1
with time to spare might consider a drive along cliff-hugging Highway 1 between
the two tourist meccas. It may even be worth spending the majority of your time
stopping along this breathtaking route, where the journey is just as important
as your end destination. [Read]
Hotel, Beverly Hills
large swanky hotels that suck your wallet dry, the
Mosaic Hotel is one of Beverly Hills' best-kept secrets.
Luxury without breaking the bank.
Restaurant: HiIdden Jewel near LAX
hotels have restaurants but not all hotels have
good restaurants. The Embassy Suites LAX South
proves it is possible for a hotel to have a great
all about the location, isn't it? Of course...but
add in great restaurant, beautiful decor, 90-foot-tall
ceilings and all the amenities a business traveler
could want...and you've got the Hilton Costa Mesa. [Read]
Suites LAX South, Los Angeles
a scant, convenient mile from LAX, this Embassy Suites
offers so much for so little. The perfect hotel for
a family for business traveler.
Vibes at the Mondrian
in the middle of bustling Los Angeles, the Mondrian
offers respite without forgoing style.
at Playa del Ray
you visiting the Santa Monica area on business? Well, instead of checking into
an overpriced, overcrowded hotel, why don't you stay at this charming inn? [Read]
Fong-Torres: The Pied Piper of San Francisco Chinatown
we got a tour for you to take the next time you're
in San Francisco! Forget Alcatraz - let George
Medovoy show you the wonders of Chintatown and
the woman who is introducing the masses to a whole
other world sitting in the shadow of the Transamerica