California

Summer Travel Gear and Apparel Reviews

I first learned about  SlipIns SurfSkins & GymSkins during a visit to Conejo Valley, California. A friend’s mom had invented a waterproof unitard that was designed to be worn under wetsuits, thus the ability to “slip in” and serve as a second skin between the body and the wetsuit. I thought this was a clever […]

July 31st, 2015|California, Travel Apparel, Travel Gear|

Hyatt Carmel Highlands: Relax, Recharge, Renew

I have to confess that, until today, I was not a fan of timeshares. My only experience with timeshares was a high pressure sales pitch from a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico back in 2007. Recently, I had the good fortune to stay at Hyatt Carmel Highlands on the Big Sur coast. The historic property […]

July 29th, 2015|California, Lodging, Restaurants and Dining|

Westlake Village Hotel: Luxury in Thousands Oaks

When I told some friends in Northern California that I was headed to visit Conejo Valley for a few days, only one person new the area. However, if I said I was going to visit Agoura Hills, Simi Valley or Thousand Oaks by the Santa Monica Mountains, everyone knew where I was headed. I confess […]

July 24th, 2015|California, Lodging, Restaurants and Dining|