Archives for the ‘California Hot Spots’ Category

Art at West Hollywoood’s Andaz Hotel

By • Jul 2nd, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

One of my favorite July 4th destinations is Los Angeles, and I am always looking for unique things to do while on my visits to Hollywood. I like to stay right in the action, and a great place to see and be seen is Andaz West Hollywood. Right on Sunset, this hotel used to be […]



Father’s Day Activities in San Diego

By • Jun 18th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

If you are in San Diego for Father’s day weekend, there are tons of great activities for you and Dad. Here are a few ideas that I think would make for a memorable Dad’s day out. Hornblower Cruise: Last year I took my mother on a Hornblower Cruise and was amazed at the value and […]



Ritz-Carlton Partners with Jean-Michel Cousteau

By • Apr 27th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel introduces Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment, which includes an environmental and cultural education center with excursions led by expert naturalists. Ambassadors of the Environment officially launched at the ocean front resort on Earth Day, April 22, 2010. “The launch of Ambassadors of the Environment demonstrates our strong commitment to our […]



Book a Summer Trip to the Century Plaza Hotel in California

By • Apr 16th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Summer time is here and sunny Southern California oozes seductive relaxation and enjoyment. So why not take full advantage of Los Angeles’ destination sites and attractions with the famed Century Plaza hotel’s Stay More –Play More package! Beginning May 27th through September 6th, guests that book the Stay More- Play More package will receive a […]



Luxury Vacation Home Rentals in Napa Valley

By • Apr 13th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots, Editor En Route Feature

If you are beginning to plan your summer vacations, you may want to consider renting a luxury home, instead of doing the typical hotel rooms this year.  Beautiful Places is a unique vacation idea; the company leases out luxury homes for vacation purposed and has a massive collection of global properties to choose from. Besides […]



Plan Your Summer in San Diego

By • Mar 22nd, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

If you live in Arizona, you probably summer in San Diego, or at least head there a few times over the summer months. And if you live anywhere else, there is also a good chance that San Diego is on your summer trip list, since it offers so much sunshine, ocean views and activities for […]



Redesign of the Hotel Diva in San Francisco

By • Mar 12th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

A few lucky people get sexier with age, and the same is true for the boutique hotel industry’s hottest lady, Hotel Diva, as she rings in her 25th year this month. Now in her mid-twenties, she’s more stylish than ever and continues to up the ante for innovative boutique hotel design, boasting sexy new “art […]



Go Whale Watching at Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

By • Mar 8th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Sometimes called the Whale Capital of the West, scientists believe that Dana Point may possibly serve as a reference “landmark” for whales and is a famous gathering area, attracting not only marine mammals but marine biologists and whale lovers from around the world. In celebration of the California Gray and Blue whale’s annual journey, The […]



New Wolfgang Puck Restaurant at Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

By • Mar 4th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Adding excitement to the highly anticipated opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, the hotel announced yesterday that Wolfgang Puck, one of our country’s most esteemed chefs, will be opening WP24 by Wolfgang Puck in April.  Located on the twenty-fourth floor of the hotel, WP24 will feature refined Asian fare, against a backdrop of the stunning […]



New Andaz San Diego Hotel is Now Open

By • Feb 18th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Fusing uncomplicated and personalized service with a sophisticated and vibrant environment, the Andaz San Diego has officially opened at the property formerly known as Ivy Hotel. Following the successful debuts of three other Andaz locations in London, West Hollywood and New York City, the Andaz San Diego is the second West Coast destination and fourth […]