Why La Valencia is On Our List of Favorite San Diego Hotels for a Summer Getaway

Jun 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When friends and family visit San Diego, they usually ask me about the best hotels in the area. And after having lived here for over five years now, I definitely have my favorites. Recently, I spent a weekend at La Valencia (aka The Pink Lady) in La Jolla for a mini-staycation to see what it had to offer. At the end of the trip, it was added to my list of SD hotel suggestions for many reasons, including its location, suites and dining options.

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3 Dana Point Resorts That Are the Perfect Pairing to Your SoCal Getaway

Jun 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Nestled beside Laguna Beach and Laguna Niguel, and 60 miles from Los Angeles, is the quaint city of Dana Point. Coined “the soul of Southern California,” this coastal town is full of charm and offers an array of summer fun from relaxing on its sandy beaches to participating in water sports and whale watching. 

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Tower23 Welcomes New Executive Chef & Revamped Menu at its Beachfront Restaurant

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If there’s one thing that San Diegans absolutely love, it’s al fresco dining. And, if our outdoor table includes ocean views, then forget it, we’ll be there for hours. Which is exactly what happened to me when I visited JRDN at Tower23 one evening for dinner. Three hours later, and we were still sitting there, people-watching and sipping on French press coffee.

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Chaya's Downtown Location Reinvents Itself & Broadens Its Appeal

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

If you reside in or visit Los Angeles often, you’ve likely enjoyed Chaya Restaurants. Locals frequent Chaya Venice Beach for their signature happy hour and bustling bar scene, while its urban, downtown location serves as an after-work sushi bar, until recently. The historically suits-heavy location has broadened its appeal to match the renaissance and growing population downtown LA currently experiences.

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Outdoor Adventures, Wine Tastings & a Michelin 3-Star Restaurant, Meadowood Knows How to Vacation

Jun 18, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tucked away in the heart of Napa Valley, completely enveloped in all directions by ush greenery, Meadowood is a secluded hideaway of opulent proportions. You won’t find any flashy signs or over-the-top amenities here. Meadowood takes a different approach to luxury with simplistically elegant suites, private, intimate spaces, and seemingly-endless leisure activities that connect guests with nature and more importantly, their travel companions.

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IlluminateSF is Changing the Face of SF With 11 Amazing Art Installations

Jun 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

San Francisco is the backdrop to many fantastical things like breathtaking architecture, a rich arts scene and a deep-rooted culture that is inherent to the fabric of America. And now, IlluminateSF is setting the area aglow with 11 artworks (six permanent) throughout the City by the Bay on display with some pieces that accentuate well-known landmarks and hidden secrets of the city.

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Beverly Hills Revs its Engines for Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance 2015

Jun 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Looking for a road trip to shift Father’s Day into high gear? Drive to Beverly Hill's Rodeo Drive, park, and walk ‘n’ gawk at the street display of some of the most beautiful, collectible, and valuable cars and motorcycles in the world. 

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Is a Ritz-Carlton Coming to Downtown San Diego? Here's What We Know

Jun 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

One thing we’ve been saying for awhile now, is that San Diego needs a Ritz-Carlton. Our beautiful city is a prime location for the luxury brand. Well, this week, we came across Cisterra Developments’ current project list which includes a new Ritz at 7th and Market downtown.

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Channel your Inner Athlete at Meadowood Napa Valley With a 2-Night Stay Starting at $1,800

Jun 15, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Utilize the vast acreage of Meadowood Napa Valley's property and all it has to offer with their Healthiest Year Yet package. 

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Santa Monica Grand Tasting Showcases 25 of LA’s Best Chefs During 2-Day Event

Jun 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Meet-and-greets are great, but eat-and-greets are much tastier. Fans of great chefs and great food won’t want to miss the Santa Monica Grand Tasting event at the Santa Monica Pier on June 13-14. During the weekend, foodies can mingle with 25 of Los Angeles’ best chefs, watch them in action, and eat to their hearts content.

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The Pink Lady Debuts New 1,100-Square-Foot, Hollywood Glam Penthouse Suite

Jun 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

La Valencia hotel already has some pretty cool bragging rights. Sitting cliffside in La Jolla, the San Diego luxury property has been a local staple since 1926 and has played host to many celebrities, politicians and other notable guests. Now they have even more to boast about with the creation of their new penthouse offering known as the Sky Suite.

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Can You Guess Which 5 Celebrities Own Their Own Wineries in Napa Valley?

Jun 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Napa is home to some of the best wineries in the nation, and those who own vineyards in the area are some of the wealthiest and most affluent residents in California. In fact, to purchase land and open your dream winery takes millions of dollars just to start. In Napa, it’s not just about who you know, but how well you can keep up with the Joneses by hosting charity events, private dinners and securing memberships at the valley’s top country clubs.

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British Polo Day Sponsored by Land Rover Returns to the US on May 30

May 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

British Polo Day, sponsored by Land Rover, returns to the US on Saturday May 30. Held at the historic Will Rogers Polo Club in Pacific Palisades, the day of fast-paced polo and philanthropy will be hosted by President of the Will Rogers Polo Club Andrew Bossom, along with British Royal Lord Frederick Windsor and his wife actress and writer Sophie Winkler.

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JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Puts You in the Center of All the Action in the City of Angels

May 9, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Soaring 54 stories high in the heart of downtown LA is the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE—a vibrant luxury hotel rolling out the red carpet to the city’s best entertainment and dining. STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre, Club Nokia, L.A. Convention Center, and the GRAMMY Museum are walkable from its convenient location on West Olympic Boulevard. 

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Omnia Officially Opens Tonight, We Have Your First Look After Last Night's Pre-Opening Party

Apr 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Last night, we were among the first people to step foot into the completed Omnia San Diego during its private pre-opening party. And, although it was a Wednesday night, invited patrons came dressed to the nines in everything from full suits to (tiny) cocktail dresses and full-on Vegas-style wear. In a city known for its love of casual attire, this in itself was impressive (especially mid-week).

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