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Hipcamp, the Airbnb Version for Happy Campers or Glampers

July 30, 2018

Every summer the fiancé and I plan a weekend camping trip with our golden kids, Lady, Moet & Chandon. Well by the time I realized we needed to reserve something all of our favorite spots were already booked. As some of you may know, you need to book all the great camping sites – including Big Sur – six months in advance. Well, early planning doesn’t work that well for Frank and I. We plan, but we can’t commit to…

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A Lust for Life at the Santa Barbara Bowl

September 29, 2017

Photo Credit and Rights to Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation and @AFisherphoto It was a long anticipated Friday, as most Friday’s are. The heat wave from this month had almost drained all of my energy. Yet, my excitement to enjoy an amazing weekend visiting Santa Barbara County gave me the push I needed to get by. First order of business for my visit with one of my very best friends was to watch Lana Del Rey at the Santa Barbara Bowl…

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The SLS Beverly Hills Room Service Experience

June 17, 2015

SLS Beverly Hills Hotel, where everybody is treated like royalty.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a bad experience at this hotel.  It’s swanky decor, friendly staff, it’s beautiful rooftop bar and let’s not forget it’s culinary art, home of the famous The Bazaar by José Andrés.  All fabulous! I have been to the upscale hotel many times, but never actually stayed there, until recently.  Finally, the opportunity to experience their beds and room service has come.  Is their room service…

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A “Must-Play” Golf Course: The Links at Terranea Resort

May 21, 2015

The Links at Terranea Resort offers a gorgeous ocean view as you enjoy a 9-hole par 3 golf course located in Southern California. I recently had the pleasure of playing The Links at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, a gem and well kept secret by locals.  The golf course is surrounded by stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. As soon as you arrive, you will notice that this is not your typical ordinary 9-hole par 3 course;…

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