Check out my FORA Travel Guide: The Best of Palm Springs, California

Since everyone always reaches out to me for travel tips (from where to stay to where to dine), I decided to use my travel expertise and get certified as a FORA Travel Advisor in September 2022. As a new travel advisor with FORA, I have sent clients to Nobu Los Cabos, Viceroy Riveria Maya, Grand Velas Cabo, Hotel Wailea in Maui, and more. FORA has … Continue reading Check out my FORA Travel Guide: The Best of Palm Springs, California

Behind the Scenes at Palm Springs International Film Festival 2023 Awards

The 34th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) returned in-person from Jan. 5-16 for the first time since 2020. The celebration kicked off with the Film Awards at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Jan. 5, honoring seasoned filmmakers and performers like “Women Talking” director Sarah Polley, “The Banshees of Inisherin” star Colin Farrell, “Tár” lead performer Cate Blanchett and “The Whale” star Brendan Fraser. The night … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at Palm Springs International Film Festival 2023 Awards

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Get the LaLaScoop

While the best gift you can give is your time and love, we also know you can boost someone’s spirits with a fun present tailored to their personality. We are here to help you discover some new ideas for gift-giving this season. Check out these fabulous products and experiences for just about everyone on your list. Lane Eight’s sneakers in festive colors For the fashionista, … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Get the LaLaScoop

A real farm-to-table experience is Outstanding in the Field

This article was first published in print in Southern California Life Magazine, September 2022 edition. I pulled off onto a dusty road in a harsh low desert area I never knew existed until an invite to Outstanding in the Field arrived in an email. My instructions were to bring my own plate, come hungry, and be ready to break “bread” with strangers.  For many years … Continue reading A real farm-to-table experience is Outstanding in the Field

Ojai Weekender – 5 places not to miss on your next road trip to this spiritual vortex

This article was first published in LA Travel Magazine print, summer edition 2022. Returning to Ojai is always a good idea. There’s something about this small California town – around an hour and a half from LA – that’s hard to find anywhere else in California. No wonder this haven attracts artists, musicians, nature lovers, health enthusiasts, and spiritual seekers. Inspiration is everywhere, especially in … Continue reading Ojai Weekender – 5 places not to miss on your next road trip to this spiritual vortex

Find quintessential SoCal in Carlsbad and come for the Flower Fields in spring

This article was first published in LA Travel Magazine print, summer 2022 edition. Carlsbad, California feels like the best of America due to its small-town laid-back feel and proximity to the ocean. Situated 30 mins north of San Diego and a couple hours south of LA, Carlsbad is a charming community with 7 miles of pristine beaches and picturesque hilly inland regions that make an … Continue reading Find quintessential SoCal in Carlsbad and come for the Flower Fields in spring

Swimming with whale sharks off La Paz, Mexico

The article Swim with Whale Sharks, the largest fish in the ocean was first published in February 2020 on World Footprints. To learn more about La Paz, read our other articles: Ten Experiences Not to Miss in La Paz on MoneyInc and Destination Guide: La Paz, Mexico on The Heart of the Hotel. Swimming with whale sharks was something I had never contemplated until visiting La Paz, … Continue reading Swimming with whale sharks off La Paz, Mexico

Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe summer sizzle on the new Mastercraft boats

This article was first published in Malibu Coast Lifestyle print and Conejo Valley Lifestyle print (summer 2022) and online at Citylifestyle.com. To learn more about owning a home at Tahoe Beach Club, read luxurious lakefront living in south Tahoe. Lake Tahoe has some of the most jaw-dropping scenery in America, with its stunning azure crystal clear waters and dramatic mountain backdrops. While many people think … Continue reading Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe summer sizzle on the new Mastercraft boats

Paris is always a good idea – Plan ahead with our tips on JohnnyJet

This article was published on JohnnyJet.com first on July 31, 2022. Read the full article on JohnnyJet. Paris is a good jump-off city for other European adventures. We decided on three nights in the City of Light at the start of our trip and two nights on the tail end of our travels, since we quickly realized that flying in and out of the same … Continue reading Paris is always a good idea – Plan ahead with our tips on JohnnyJet

Make the most of your time in Malibu

This article was first published in print in Where Traveler LA, July 2022 edition (Page 14 – 16) Malibu: Find your low-key coastal bliss Relax and explore the dreamy coastline – where stars, surfers, sun seekers, beach babes, and nature lovers have flocked for a century to get away from it all It’s easy to understand why Malibu is a top SoCal destination – with its … Continue reading Make the most of your time in Malibu