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The Anatomy of a Grand Weekend Getaway at Boulders Resort & Spa Arizona
Amid my considerably hectic work schedule and family life where there’s nary a moment to spare, let alone full weeks (or more) to take extended trips, I&...
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Exudes the Spirit of Scottsdale
Of all of the cities in the U.S. operating under a duality, I find myself drawn back to one in particular time and time again: Scottsdale. Known as "The West's Most Western Town," this ...
Surf, Sky & Spirit at Tower23 Hotel San Diego
As California's southernmost metropolis, San Diego is a veritable coastal paradise that’s widely lauded for its fabulous climate. Often referred to as "Mediterranean" in nature...
Royal Blues Hotel Is An Elegant Oceanside Enclave
Just south of Palm Beach along Florida's eastern coast, lies scenic Deerfield Beach, a city well known for its pristine and clean coastline and the array of recreational water activities delightin...
A Splendid Respite at Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa
South Florida, or “SoFla” for the enlightened, is home to more than five million residents, which is understandable given the region encompasses gorgeous coastal cities like Miami, Fort ...
7 Nifty Summertime Gadgets
I just love summer. Aside from the longer days, jaunts to tropical locales, weekend barbeques and balmy nights out on the town, it’s a season during which my thirst for innovative and ...
The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica Excels in Boutique Hospitality
There’s just something about a boutique hotel. Maybe it’s the quaint locales or the stylish upscale accommodations. Perhaps it’s the extraordinarily personalized level of service or ...
Via Veneto Santa Monica Dishing Star-Caliber Italian Cuisine
Los Angeles is a city known as much for its distinctive award-winning eateries as it is for its celebrity residents. In fact, many of the city’s restaurants—particularly those frequented...
Culinary-Forward Seafood at Eddie V’s in San Diego
Next time you have a hankerin’ for swordfish from Block Island, scallops from Georges Bank or Yellowfin Tuna from the Caribbean, there’s no need to charter a jet to satisfy your craving ...
About Merilee Kern
Merilee A. Kern is a good life connoisseur who scours the luxury marketplace for new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points - the extreme high end to the affordable. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column 'The Luxe List' that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Her complete article archive is accessible online at http://www.LuxeListReviews.com. Follow her Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList and/or on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor. Merilee is also a regular on air contributor with XETV Channel 6 (The CW) in San Diego where she serves as a 'gift guru' and consumer product trends expert. She also serves as a national Satellite Media Tour spokesperson (footage archive: www.luxelistreviews.com/?page_id=213). Merilee has been marketing and publicizing multi-industry B2B and B2C initiatives since 1994. Over this past decade, hundreds of her articles, news items and interviews have been featured by media outlets worldwide. She is also a highly regarded marketing and PR industry expert source within the media, contributing perspective and commentary to leading media outlets. In addition, Merilee is a published author whose health-related fictional children's book, 'Making Healthy Choices - A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids' (www.NotFault.com), earned a coveted iParenting Media 'Excellent Product' award in both 2006 and 2007 as well as acclaim from Oprah's personal trainer Bob Greene and media personality Sally Jessy Raphael. Merilee holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a marketing specialty and a Bachelor of Science degree, both earned from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently a member in good standing with Luxury Society, the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, the International Travel Writers Alliance, the San Diego Press Club, and the National Association of Professional and Executive Women (NAPEW).