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THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: LAS VEGAS
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THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: LAS VEGAS

LOVE & LOATHING… LAS VEGAS.   Fact: I have traveled to Vegas more times than any other city – and I love it way more than I loathe it.   I remember my first trip to Sin City like it was yesterday (don’t we all)… rolled into town all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, got drunk off...

BEST ROAD TRIP FROM LA: CUYAMA BUCKHORN
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BEST ROAD TRIP FROM LA: CUYAMA BUCKHORN

It’s official – I have a new favorite hotel in California. If it weren’t obvious per most of my recommendations, I definitely seem to have a type when it comes to what I consider to be “the best accommodations”.   Checklist items include: must have history or at least a good story must have modern...

THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: LOS ALAMOS
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THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: LOS ALAMOS

Whether you’re headed full speed ahead for “Lost Almost”, “Little Los Angeles”, or more accurately, Los Alamos, know that no matter what good things await. Located just 2 hours north of Los Angeles, Los Alamos is a funky little legitimately old western town that has become quite the little destination over the past few years...

THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: SOLVANG
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THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: SOLVANG

I’ve never heard so many people say “it’s my favorite” about a place so much as I have in reference to Solvang. Everyone and their mother just L O V E S Solvang. I get it though, what isn’t naturally appealing about the idea of a Danish Disneyland? A Danish Disneyland that doesn’t even require...

THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: NAPA VALLEY
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THE GETAWAY GUIDE TO: NAPA VALLEY

After 18 years of growing up in the Bay Area, 10 years of countless wine bottles consumed, and god-knows-how-many-years of visiting wine country almost quarterly – it’s safe to say I’ve become pretty well versed in all of the notes of Napa Valley. (I think I might get bonus points for having a BFF/aunt who happens...

THE LA GIFT GUIDE 2020
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THE LA GIFT GUIDE 2020

[Photo Credit Top to Bottom, Left to Right: @millenialloteria | @dad.grass | @ibybeauty | @floreslane | @elanahorwich | @itsupness | @earthandelement | @saltandstraw | @flaskandfield     I don’t know about you, but I started decorating for the holidays WAY earlier than usual this year. I feel like most of us are just ready for...

MOVING TO LOS ANGELES GUIDE
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MOVING TO LOS ANGELES GUIDE

If you’re thinking of moving to Los Angeles, or better yet *know* you are, I can tell you one thing: there is a home/community/place for you here and no matter what you’re looking for, I promise you’ll find it.   I’ve had a love affair with this city since 2007 and still am able to...

BEST DAY TRIPS FROM LOS ANGELES
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BEST DAY TRIPS FROM LOS ANGELES

LA might be 500 sq miles of vast landscapes and endless amounts of activities, but even resident Angelenos need days to get the heck outta town and switch up the scenery. Fortunately, there is no shortage of super fun and easy day trips to take outside of Los Angeles. Whether you’re looking for something relaxing,...