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

Get to know Greater Palm Springs through unique dining experiences

The Greater Palm Springs food scene is hotter than ever. Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week (June 3 – 12, 2022) may be over but this annual event, now in its 14th year, is not the only way to discover new amazing dining deals and experiences in the desert.  From now until September 5, the Summer Eats Pass features even more ways for food lovers to get out … Continue reading Get to know Greater Palm Springs through unique dining experiences

Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

In the olden days, a singular variety of cocktail apparently sufficed for the whole year. Your parents and grandparents can no doubt attest to a time when the bartender would ask some variation of “What’s your poison?” Or, if you were a regular, there’d be no need to even ask. And that concoction – usually a spirit enhanced by a liqueur or a mixer – … Continue reading Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Relive California’s past with 5 reimagined hotels

The pandemic spurred an even greater love for far-flung destinations away from city life. These areas breathe air/life back into your soul and quite frankly, they may not have been on your radar until the pandemic. The great California Road Trip is having a bit of a renaissance and the Golden State features hundreds of unique escapes. We went on the road and off the … Continue reading Relive California’s past with 5 reimagined hotels