CALIFORNIA


A review of a luxury holiday in CALIFORNIA. An insider’s guide to the best luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat in CALIFORNIA, with Carmen Edelson.

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Best Getaway Spots For The Winter

Best Getaway Spots For The Winter

CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
If you purchased one of the houses for sale in Toronto and aren’t looking forward to spending all winter bundled up simply enduring the cold, it’s time to start thinking about a getaway. Whether you want to go somewhere that…
If you purchased one of the houses for sale in Toronto and aren’t looking forward to spending all winter bundled up simply enduring the cold, it’s time to start thinking about a getaway. Whether…
5 Best Staycation & Road Trip Ideas Outside of Los Angeles

5 Best Staycation & Road Trip Ideas Outside of Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting most of the world and the travel industry, travel lovers need to get creative when it comes to satisfying their wanderlust! Staycations, otherwise known as an overnight trip within driving distance of your home,…
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting most of the world and the travel industry, travel lovers need to get creative when it comes to satisfying their wanderlust! Staycations, otherwise known as an overnight trip…
Top 3 Unique Dining Experiences in Los Angeles

Top 3 Unique Dining Experiences in Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TOURS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
The dynamic culinary scene in Los Angeles offers a wonderful variety of dining experiences to fit anyone’s interests. From Michelin-starred restaurants to food trucks and everything in between, the City of Angels is one of the best places in the…
The dynamic culinary scene in Los Angeles offers a wonderful variety of dining experiences to fit anyone’s interests. From Michelin-starred restaurants to food trucks and everything in between, the City of Angels is one…
Touring the San Francisco Bay Area’s Most Prestigious Wineries

Touring the San Francisco Bay Area’s Most Prestigious Wineries

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Napa Valley, the most popular wine destination in California, is just 60 miles north of San Francisco. But why would you even leave the Bay Area when there are plenty of wineries in San Francisco that you can visit? Here’s…
Napa Valley, the most popular wine destination in California, is just 60 miles north of San Francisco. But why would you even leave the Bay Area when there are plenty of wineries in San…
Explore Universal Studios Hollywood & Enjoy the Benefits of a Universal Express Ticket

Explore Universal Studios Hollywood & Enjoy the Benefits of a Universal Express Ticket

CALIFORNIA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TOURS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
There is so much to see and do when visiting Los Angeles, it is almost hard to choose. However, it is impossible to think of the City of Angels without thinking about Hollywood, glamour, movie stars, and all the exciting…
There is so much to see and do when visiting Los Angeles, it is almost hard to choose. However, it is impossible to think of the City of Angels without thinking about Hollywood, glamour,…
8 Things To Do When Visiting California Wine Country

8 Things To Do When Visiting California Wine Country

CALIFORNIA, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, UNITED STATES
Numerous people travel to scenic wine country in Northern California every year. There are plenty of wineries and tasting rooms to visit in this area, but you can make a real vacation out of it by taking in all of the sights. Here…
Numerous people travel to scenic wine country in Northern California every year. There are plenty of wineries and tasting rooms to visit in this area, but you can make a real vacation out of it by taking…
6 Amazing Stops for Your California Wine Country Road Trip

6 Amazing Stops for Your California Wine Country Road Trip

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS
When some people think of California, images of beautiful beaches and lively boardwalks might come to mind. Or maybe thoughts of trendy shops and restaurants under the bright city lights take over. But the true Cali is best represented with…
When some people think of California, images of beautiful beaches and lively boardwalks might come to mind. Or maybe thoughts of trendy shops and restaurants under the bright city lights take over. But the…
5 Upscale Los Angeles Spots Certain to Impress Your Date

5 Upscale Los Angeles Spots Certain to Impress Your Date

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, UNITED STATES
Los Angeles is a town made for romantics — and not just ones on the silver screen! Think about it: What’s more romantic than a drive through the canyons at night or wine by the beach as the sun sets?…
Los Angeles is a town made for romantics — and not just ones on the silver screen! Think about it: What’s more romantic than a drive through the canyons at night or wine by…
Convenient Dining Options in San Diego

Convenient Dining Options in San Diego

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE
San Diego is no doubt home to some of California’s most exciting restaurants. Food lovers can enjoy the city’s signature ‘Cali Baja,’ which is composed of locally sourced organic and fresh food. The eclectic and multi-cultural vibe of the city…
San Diego is no doubt home to some of California’s most exciting restaurants. Food lovers can enjoy the city’s signature ‘Cali Baja,’ which is composed of locally sourced organic and fresh food. The eclectic…
The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Malibu This Memorial Day Weekend

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Malibu This Memorial Day Weekend

CALIFORNIA
With Memorial Day weekend almost upon us, there’s one last chance to treat yourself to the rest and relaxation you so desperately deserve before the long, hot summer days arrive. Widely regarded as one of the United States’ most beautiful…
With Memorial Day weekend almost upon us, there’s one last chance to treat yourself to the rest and relaxation you so desperately deserve before the long, hot summer days arrive. Widely regarded as one…
The Ultimate Wine Tasting Experience in Sonoma: The Residence at Comstock Wines

The Ultimate Wine Tasting Experience in Sonoma: The Residence at Comstock Wines

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, LUXURY VILLAS & VACATION HOMES, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
My husband and I left San Francisco just after lunch driving north and forty fun minutes later, we pulled in to Comstock Wines in Dry Creek Valley. We weren’t just out for a wine tasting excursion, we took the ultimate step and decided…
My husband and I left San Francisco just after lunch driving north and forty fun minutes later, we pulled in to Comstock Wines in Dry Creek Valley. We weren’t just out for a wine tasting excursion,…
Must-See Stops on the Pacific Coast Highway

Must-See Stops on the Pacific Coast Highway

CALIFORNIA
Are you in need of an epic road trip? California’s Pacific Coast Highway has all of the makings of an unforgettable adventure, boasting 123 miles of scenic landscapes from national parks to virtually untouched beaches, among a seemingly endless slew…
Are you in need of an epic road trip? California’s Pacific Coast Highway has all of the makings of an unforgettable adventure, boasting 123 miles of scenic landscapes from national parks to virtually untouched…
Trinchero Napa Valley: Vines Interwined With Family Legacy

Trinchero Napa Valley: Vines Interwined With Family Legacy

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, UNITED STATES
Whether you are an experienced wine connoisseur or just love wine, the elixirs bottled in Trinchero Napa Valley can be enjoyed by all. Trinchero Napa Valley boasts both expertly-crafted, flavorful wines and a spirited family legacy. The Trinchero Vineyards include 200…
Whether you are an experienced wine connoisseur or just love wine, the elixirs bottled in Trinchero Napa Valley can be enjoyed by all. Trinchero Napa Valley boasts both expertly-crafted, flavorful wines and a spirited…
Top 7 Reasons to Visit Malibu with Your Family this Summer

Top 7 Reasons to Visit Malibu with Your Family this Summer

CALIFORNIA, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, UNITED STATES
Malibu is a stunning city with miles of sun-soaked coastline along the Pacific. Gorgeous, arresting sunsets cast light on pristine white-sand beaches that border thriving retail and culinary scenes. A prime locale for a family vacation, Malibu offers kid-friendly attractions…
Malibu is a stunning city with miles of sun-soaked coastline along the Pacific. Gorgeous, arresting sunsets cast light on pristine white-sand beaches that border thriving retail and culinary scenes. A prime locale for a…
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