Sometimes a girl needs a little staycation. Something with a spa. Somewhere not too-too far. Relaxing. Indulgent. I had the perfect staycation this month at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. A gorgeous property that truthfully seems a little out of sorts in this particular location… but with a golf course could easily become a destination spot. Less than an hour from West Hollywood, I highly … Continue reading Westlake Staycation
If you’ve followed my travels for a while, you know I love a good weekend trip to Ojai. There’s always less traffic than driving south–from LA. It’s a prettier drive, and you can stop for some outlet or antique shopping along the way. I’ve been visiting Ojai for over 20 years now. The Ojai Valley Inn has always been my go-to. A quick escape away … Continue reading O-jai, you’re back!
This one’s kind of a two-parter, as I made two stops on a recent road trip up north. First I met a fellow group of writers up at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. I’ve never stayed in this area before. It’s inland a bit so there aren’t any immediate ocean views, but the hotel golf course provides a peaceful backdrop. And the course is beautiful. To … Continue reading Girl Heads North: Carmel Road trip
This Saturday, September 19th is Heal the Bay’s Coastal Cleanup Day! Over 10,000 volunteers will come from all over the west coast to help clean up our So Cal beaches, rivers, creeks and parks. Grab your friends, take your kids, and get out there to help pretty up our coast. There will be over 50 cleanup sites from Malibu to Pasadena. Volunteers of all ages … Continue reading Coastal Cleanup Day 2015