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

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

10 Unique Southern California Road Trip Stops

This article was first published in print in SoCal Life Magazine, June 2022 A southern California road trip is the perfect escape because road trips are often more than the destinations. Hop in the car, hit the open road, and holler the lyrics to California Dreamin’. Satiate your curiosity with a stop at one of these Golden State wonders on your next automotive adventure.  Santa … Continue reading 10 Unique Southern California Road Trip Stops

Smokin’ Sunset Sips at Golden Road Brewery’s Orange County Grand Re-Opening

On Thursday evening, tasting the specialty crafted brews was a treat at the grand re-opening of the newest Huntington Beach location of celebrated SoCal brewery, Golden Road Brewing. After sips of Golden Road’s latest creations at the newly developed Peter’s Landing Marina, guests were treated to a beautiful sunset cruise in Huntington Harbor, to celebrate Golden Road’s partnership with luxury Prince Charter Cruises! The evening … Continue reading Smokin’ Sunset Sips at Golden Road Brewery’s Orange County Grand Re-Opening

Make a Mijenta Tequila summer cocktail or sip the new 18-month-aged ultra-premium Anejo

At the beginning of May, we climbed to one of our favorite rooftops in LA – Petit Ermitage Hotel in West Hollywood – to celebrate the launch of Mijenta Tequila’s new Añejo Gran Reserva. Expert Tequilera, Ana Maria Romero Mena flew in from Mexico for this special evening under the Hollywood stars to share her latest masterpiece, the newest Anejo Gran Reserva edition. From sourcing … Continue reading Make a Mijenta Tequila summer cocktail or sip the new 18-month-aged ultra-premium Anejo

Best places to eat in Los Angeles in 2022, from old-school icons to budget-friendly delights – Read our latest Lonely Planet article

Best places to eat in Los Angeles in 2022, from old-school icons to budget-friendly delights Los Angeles is an international city whose population rivals most US states and with more than 33,000 restaurants to choose from, condensing the list to the very best is a daunting task. Get (re)acquainted with “La La Land” and make the most of your vacation with some of these inspiring … Continue reading Best places to eat in Los Angeles in 2022, from old-school icons to budget-friendly delights – Read our latest Lonely Planet article

ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

On Friday, June 3rd, Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Rock ’N Rolla Lounge kicked off Summer 2022 with an event in honor of the MTV Movie & TV Awards and Pride month. This year’s event also benefited the Ukrainian Cultural Center of LA supporting the people of Ukraine.  @ukrainianculturecenterla The covid-safe walk-thru event was held at the historic mountain palace, Yamashiro Hollywood in the garden courtyard and … Continue reading ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood