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3 trips to take with your girlfriends in Southern California

3 trips to take with your girlfriends in Southern California

With spring comes the inevitable appetite for renewal–for new life, new wonders and new experiences. Take this changing of seasons as the perfect reason to round up your closest gal pals and explore sunny Southern California. Head for places where you can enjoy the outdoors and let the Golden State’s natural elements work their wonders […]

Top luxury travel essentials for pets

Top luxury travel essentials for pets

Pets are more than just pets – they are members of the family! So it’s no surprise that more and more pet-owners are traveling with their furry companions in tow. In fact, it’s been reported that over half of pet-owners have their animals accompany them while on trips. With the rise of pet-friendly accommodations, having […]

A luxurious Valentine’s Day in San Diego

A luxurious Valentine’s Day in San Diego

Feel warm all over this Valentine’s Day – in more ways than one! Get ready to soak up the sun in America’s Finest City and be sure to have your significant other in tow. We’ve put together a luxurious itinerary that’s bound to get the two of you in love with the city and even […]

5 travel-friendly tips to create your spa-on-the-go

5 travel-friendly tips to create your spa-on-the-go

It’s a known fact that Winter is bad for the skin. Think dry dermis, chapped lips and a dull complexion. That’s no way to be greeting 2014—and no way to travel, either! So whether you’ll be ball dropping in New York or wintering on the beaches of Costa Rica, be sure to keep your skincare […]

Top 5 fashionable essentials every woman must pack

Top 5 fashionable essentials every woman must pack

Whether planning for a small weekend getaway or a huge trip abroad, there are certain items of necessity that you will want to make room for in your luggage.  These garments and accessories in question are versatile in their range of options and utility – but make sure to invest in pieces that will last […]

The top 3 coffee houses to visit in San Diego

The top 3 coffee houses to visit in San Diego

Even as Autumn officially gets underway, the cities of Southern California will still have their fair share of visitors intent on making summer last forever.  San Diego will be no different, with bikini-weather still in full swing and the city’s laidback beach attitude so prevalent among the locals.  Summer might as well be year-round as the […]

5 weekender travel bags perfect for your mini getaway

5 weekender travel bags perfect for your mini getaway

What’s a quick getaway without a sleek and stylish carry-all accomplice? Don’t be tied down with heavy, cumbersome luggage – it will slow your (deservedly) wandering step.  But don’t cramp your style either; it won’t do to be without your travel essentials! When leaving town for a two to three day mini escape, you’ll want to […]

5 of the most luxurious beauty products for travel

5 of the most luxurious beauty products for travel

This is it, the realization of six months of travel planning.  You are ready: resort wear picked out, fun itinerary in place and the promise of sun and sand just a plane-ride away.  But before you embark on that twelve-hour flight to paradise, lookover our top five beauty essentials for travel. Afterall, you wouldn’t want […]

Top 3 luxury beach cities in San Diego

Top 3 luxury beach cities in San Diego

With summer in full force, the cities of Southern California get inundated with visitors from all over.  Perhaps it’s the near-perfect weather (not too hot, not too cold) or the infectious vibe of happy people—but San Diego, at least, can expect many a beach-bound visitor.   And, with 4th of July holiday just around the corner, […]

Top 3 luxury bistros of San Diego’s Little Italy

Top 3 luxury bistros of San Diego’s Little Italy

A coastal city of Southern California, San Diego is known for its relaxed attitude, friendly people and—despite its modest size—a rather diverse selection of gastronomical delights.  Adjacent to the downtown city center is the beautiful neighborhood of Little Italy.  As one would expect, the area is home to the most authentic Italian food in town.  […]

The history of luxury travel – Emilio Pucci

The history of luxury travel – Emilio Pucci

When one hears “resort wear”, it’s doubtful that Olympic skiing or the Italian parliament comes to mind.  Enter Emilio Pucci, the man who single-handedly put bright, graphic prints on the international fashion stage.  With the world having to rebuild itself during the post WWII era, Pucci’s obsession with color (and lots of it) helped to […]

The history of luxury travel – Louis Vuitton

The history of luxury travel – Louis Vuitton

You’ve seen it amidst a throng of designer handbags, dangling from the forearm of many a celebrity and recognized its unmistakable logo.  But did you know that the world’s most valuable luxury brand (for six consecutive years, mind you) had its humble beginnings in packing the trunks of 19th Century French royalty? Backed by his […]

4 resort casual essentials for your next luxury vacation

4 resort casual essentials for your next luxury vacation

With the cold blasts of winter in full swing, it is no surprise why discerning travelers will be taking advantage of cruise season and heading for a warmer locale. Whether you find yourself in Maui or en route to the Caribbean islands, prime your tropical mindset with the hunt for the right resortwear.  Luxury designers […]