Most Amazing Hotel Swimming Pools in the World

    Like epicurean dining and extravagant furnishings, hotel swimming pools are often designed to leave a lasting impression. This is particularly important during the warm summer months, where outdoor pools are often the centerpiece to attract new and returning guests. But some of the world’s most prominent hotels will rise to a higher level … Continue reading Most Amazing Hotel Swimming Pools in the World

fine dining over spring break at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: Five Leading Resorts To Stay This Summer

  The announcement of a reopening plan means resorts in Los Cabos will start welcoming guests beginning June 1. Unveiled by the Los Cabos Tourism Board last week, the re-opening plan to this popular travel destination will consist of five phases. This means travelers are already making plans for their next trip to Mexico.   … Continue reading Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: Five Leading Resorts To Stay This Summer

Store Closed due to shelter in place order

Bikes, Pets and Sustenance: 10 More Essential Santa Cruz Businesses To Support Right Now

As Santa Cruz County trudges towards another month of shelter-in-place mandates, many local businesses are working as hard as ever to stay open. While gas stations and groceries stores are clearly essential services, other business need community support, particularly those that are locally owned and operated. This includes pet supply stores, a multitude of food … Continue reading Bikes, Pets and Sustenance: 10 More Essential Santa Cruz Businesses To Support Right Now

Fresh cauliflower salad from Avanti Restaurant in westside Santa Cruz

10 More Santa Cruz County Businesses To Support Right Now

As Santa Cruz County and the rest of America enter yet another week of sheltering in place, small businesses need community support more than ever. Not only are family-owned restaurants suffering, but some established local businesses have completely shut down or relying heavily on internet sales. While grocery stores are thriving,  these essential businesses have … Continue reading 10 More Santa Cruz County Businesses To Support Right Now

Santa Cruz Clock at the intersections of Pacific, Water and Front Streets in Santa Cruz

Support Santa Cruz County Businesses Now

Like others across America, Santa Cruz County small businesses are suffering an economic impact as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, some popular local businesses have reportedly shut down permanently or on the verge of bankruptcy. While small businesses may gain some benefit from the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, they still need … Continue reading Support Santa Cruz County Businesses Now

Great picture of the famous Taj Mahal in India

10 Travel Movies To Watch If You’re Stuck At Home

Are you spending more time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic? If so, maybe a couple of travel-related movies might help you better cope with this difficult time in your life and in the entire world. While you will certainly find other things to do in your home, watching an uplifting movie might take … Continue reading 10 Travel Movies To Watch If You’re Stuck At Home

World map of coronavirus COVID 19 pandemic as of March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: How To Protect Yourself & Others Against COVID-19

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced that COVID-19 is officially a pandemic (a worldwide spread of an infectious disease). Two days later, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over the pandemic, which will provide additional resources and funding to help fight the disease. With the COVID-19 disease now spread to more … Continue reading Coronavirus: How To Protect Yourself & Others Against COVID-19

The Famous Water Tower at Warner Bros Studio Tour Hollywood

Visitor Guide To Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

For many movie and TV fans, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is the very first place to visit in Los Angeles. Located at one of the world’s most famous film studios, the Studio Tour provides visitors with the experience of a lifetime, to see where countless numbers of famous movies and TV shows were made … Continue reading Visitor Guide To Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

Exterior of Waterfront Hotel

A Closer Look At Oakland’s Waterfront Hotel

When planning a trip to Oakland and the Bay Area, you might want to take a closer look at the Waterfront Hotel in historic Jack London Square. Not only is this an exceptional Joie de Vivre-branded boutique hotel, it’s also TripAdvisor’s best-valued hotel in the entire city. Coupled with magnificent views, great service and hospitality … Continue reading A Closer Look At Oakland’s Waterfront Hotel

Front entrance to BEI Hotel San Francisco

BEI San Francisco: A Refreshing Alternative To Expensive San Francisco Hotels

A refreshing alternative to expensive luxury hotels, BEI San Francisco couldn’t have come at a better time. With hotel rooms often exceeding $400 a night, this distinctive boutique offers far more affordable solutions in the City to both the business and leisure traveler. Yet despite its affordability this upscale boutique does not cut corners in … Continue reading BEI San Francisco: A Refreshing Alternative To Expensive San Francisco Hotels