Hotel Review: Bacara Resort Santa Barbara

As I stepped into the lobby of Bacara Resort & Spa, I noticed that I was seeing a lot of blondes. Only these golden, long-haired beauties were the four-legged type. That’s right, these two Golden Retrievers and the short haired yellow Labrador Retriever were feeling right at home by the reception desk of the Santa […]

February 12th, 2016|California, Lodging, Spa|

Book Review: 59 Illustrated National Parks

The United State‚Äôs National Park system is a shining star of achievement for the preservation of amazing national resources for generations to come. The National Parks Service, which is the agency that watches over the parks, is getting ready to celebrate its 100th year in existence in 2016. To honor that achievement the Anderson Design […]

February 9th, 2016|California|

Laguna Beach Makes Waves at Surf and Sand Resort

When you walk into your ocean view room at Surf & Sand Resort, you are swept into the sea. Not literally, but figuratively speaking the sound of the waves, lapping onto the soft sand, force you to forget the daily grind and focus on the rhythm of the waves.

All ocean-view rooms are situated along 500 […]

February 5th, 2016|California|