Two luxury stays in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to heat up the romance in 2020

Mexico makes an easy jaunt from Los Angeles with most flights just a few hours. Puerto Vallarta, situated on Mexico’s Pacific coast on the Bay of Banderas, is a Mexican town located on the second-largest bay in North America. This setting attracted tourists in the 1960s when the area became the love nest of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in the film The Night of the Iguana. … Continue reading Two luxury stays in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to heat up the romance in 2020

10 of the Most Underrated Beaches in California

When you think of California, you probably think of the TV famous beaches, like Venice and Laguna. But if you go to one of those beaches on any given weekend, you’ll have to fight the crowd to find a spot to sit. Luckily, with 3,427 miles of coastline, California has plenty of underrated beaches with plenty of space to relax and enjoy the waves. If … Continue reading 10 of the Most Underrated Beaches in California

Six reasons to stay at The Waterfront Beach Resort in Surf City USA

Some days just altering your environment will help lift your spirits. In California, that’s an easy task with so many driveable memorable getaways. A new spot we didn’t think to venture to is Huntington Beach until we spent time at The Waterfront Beach Resort. Situated in view of one of the longest public piers on the west coast (1,850 feet) and a 10 mile stretch … Continue reading Six reasons to stay at The Waterfront Beach Resort in Surf City USA

Welcome to Dog-Friendly Surf City

Recipe for fun: Get your best friend, take the top down, and inch your way down the 405 to Surf City, USA, aka, Huntington Beach. Full disclosure, I did some growing up in the not-really-that-immediate vicinity and when someone said the word, “beach,” it was just assumed they meant Huntington. A lot’s changed since then (there’s now an internet, we all have cell phones, Communism … Continue reading Welcome to Dog-Friendly Surf City

Take the road less traveled in Malibu

Got a few days to unwind and soak up Malibu? Los Angeles’s beach city provides 27 miles of coastline. Known as “The Bu,” the Mediterranean climate may be one of the most desirable destinations in America. Instead of always going to the well known spots in this laid back California enclave, try some less scene-y jaunts, or secure a beach where it’s only you and … Continue reading Take the road less traveled in Malibu

Tulum’s anti-resorts: 4 boutique hotels to luxuriate

This article was first posted on Resident Magazine. For the last year my social media feed has been clogged with photos of Tulum. I hadn’t known this Mexican Utopia on the Yucatan Peninsula existed until my Instagram feed filled with fashion bloggers posing on hammocks with Boho-chic jewelry and dresses perfectly sweat-free highlighting the tropical luscious scenery more than their clothes. My fascination with exotic … Continue reading Tulum’s anti-resorts: 4 boutique hotels to luxuriate