Screen Escape Vacations

What was once a techie’s nightmare—no wifi or data—is now sweet rapture for those bogged down by devices. (Also known as: everyone.) Digital detoxes, or retreats from technology, have risen swiftly from quirky to downright essential. They’re brilliant in rehydrating relationships between families, couples, friends or even with oneself. Screen escape vacations cut out the incessant distractions faced by too much screen time. And being “off the grid” does not ...

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Trendy Travel Gear

One of the most anticipated parts of the holiday season is traveling to spend time with family and friends. With that, comes the stress of packing and knowing what pieces make the most sense to use. Here, a few trendy travel gear must-haves, celeb faves and tracking tips so you can enjoy the trip when you get there. Jetsetter Constantly on the move and looking their best while doing it, take note ...

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Traveling to Greece

PAIR AN ANCIENT BUSTLING CITY THAT’S GOT A MODERN VIBE WITH A TRENDY ISLAND LOCATION FOR A VACAY THAT IS ABSOLUTELY MELODICAL. AND THAT'S ABSOLUTELY TRAVELING TO GREECE. The antiquity of its cities is literally the stuff of which myths are made. The beauty and spirit of its isles are captivating. The culture of both meshed together offers two experiences. They are intertwined at many levels but also individual adventures that ...

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Living a Healthier and Happier Life

SOME OF OUR MOST TREASURED MEMORIES COME FROM THE UNEXPECTED MOMENTS. The element of surprise! Flying by the seat of your pants often times leads to stories of a lifetime that can be shared for generations to come. In turn providing moments of laughter and inspiration and to living a healthier and happier life. Expecting the unexpected with a positive attitude or simply throwing caution to the wind is an ...

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Luxury Hotel Santa Monica Proper Opens

Sun-drenched Santa Monica welcomes a new addition to its luxe hotel offerings. This summer the Luxury Hotel Santa Monica Proper opens its doors. Located on Seventh Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Arizona Avenue, the Kelly Wearstler-designed hotel fuses a circa-1928, Spanish colonial revival building with new construction. The result is a sprawling 271-room lifestyle hotel just a short walk from the ocean’s edge. Above all, it's close enough to home ...

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Travel Bloggers to Follow

When planning your next trip, look to the next generation of experts, travel vloggers and travel bloggers. Know what travel bloggers to follow that have paved the way for your plans. Firstly, you might want Michelin-star dining or prefer to rough it on Everest. Second, others might want a seaside escape. Others, cobwebs and catacombs. Fortunately, trip planning has never been as simple and thorough as it is today. Certainly now ...

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Parisian Paradise

Experience la vie en rose this season like a local.   Four magical words: Paris in the summer. From sunny picnics along the Siene, to the glittering Eiffel Tower, to the red wine, the art, the croissants—it’s endless!—there’s a reason this breathtaking city is the world’s number one tourist destination. But for Paris first-timers, the City of Lights can seem as intimidating as it is alluring, from its size alone. Yet, in ...

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Epicurean Travel

Eating and sipping your way, coast to coast. West Coast On the west coast, California is known for its extraordinary wines that truly rival any in the world. The Golden State’s wine country spans the beautiful regions of Northern California. These include Napa Valley, Sonoma and Monterey County to the Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara regions, and even Malibu. Further south and just inland from San Diego about an hour’s drive, the ...

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Coastal Cape Cod–and Beyond

The inside story on what makes the villages along coastal Cape Cod and beyond so special Like a whimsical wave curling off the coast of Massachusetts, Cape Cod dots the coastline with quaint New England towns and harbors. The unspoiled beaches there, bordered with dunes, beaconing lighthouses and weathered, shingled colonials call. Cape Cod is a playground for celebrities, captains of industry, politicians and presidents alike. While chilly winters offer ...

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A Bright Night Out

Glorious displays of fireworks have long been associated with July Fourth, as food trucks, carnivals, face paint, themed clothes and tons of other revelers joining in the festivities have also now become the norm. Of course, there are tons of places to get in on the action. Check out where to celebrate our country’s independence by catching one of the dazzling displays highlighted below. Grand Park Revel in the vibrant energy of ...

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