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The Hidden History of Catalina Island
California / Destinations

The Hidden History of Catalina Island

Depending on where you’re coming from, Santa Catalina Island is about 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles. This 22-mile-long island has a rich history, which includes playing host… Read More…

Kids Stay and Play for Free in San Diego
Budget Travel / California / Daily Deals / Family/Kids Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Deals

Kids Stay and Play for Free in San Diego

Your kids are back in school, but that doesn’t mean your family can’t travel this fall. Many hotels are offering discounted prices, but a select few are going the extra… Read More…

Temecula Valley: Not Just for Wine Travel
California / Culinary Travel

Temecula Valley: Not Just for Wine Travel

Lately, the Southern California region of Temecula Valley has been gaining ground as a wine-lover’s destination. But there is more to this area than vineyards and tastings. Ashleigh Whelan explores… Read More…

Don’t Overlook San Luis Obispo & California’s Central Coast
California / Culinary Travel

Don’t Overlook San Luis Obispo & California’s Central Coast

California travelers flock North to San Francisco and South to Los Angeles, but some of the state’s greatest rewards can be found in the central coast. Contributing writer David DeVoss… Read More…

Know the Way to San Jose During Gay Pride (and Beyond)
California / LGBT Travel

Know the Way to San Jose During Gay Pride (and Beyond)

‘Tis the season for Gay Pride, but that doesn’t mean you’re obligated to go to over-the-top parties and contend with raging crowds. While the big-city Pride festivals in New York,… Read More…

Free and Affordable Foodie Experiences in the Napa Valley
California / Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Restaurants

Free and Affordable Foodie Experiences in the Napa Valley

Springtime in Napa is a different world from the high tourist seasons of summer and fall. The once-lush grapevines are stripped down to their branches and gardens are just beginning… Read More…

Signature Dishes: Tuna Crudo Recipe from Benjamin Dayag
California / Culinary Travel / Signature Dishes

Signature Dishes: Tuna Crudo Recipe from Benjamin Dayag

Today Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. On the air, you probably heard Peter talk with Benjamin Dayag, Chef de Cusine of Livello, who has put together a… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Time-Off Travel for Busy Moms
California / Luxury Travel / Solo Travel / Spa Travel / Window Seat or Aisle Seat / Women's Travel

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Time-Off Travel for Busy Moms

Happy women’s day today. I bet you know a few women  who can already use a break. Window Seat or Aisle Seat blogger, family travel expert and single mom Kerri… Read More…

Daily Deal: Ski and Stay in Lake Tahoe
California / Daily Deals / Destinations / Travel Deals

Daily Deal: Ski and Stay in Lake Tahoe

Spanning 74 acres on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, Granlibakken Conference Center & Lodge has ski-and-stay packages with rates starting from $145 per night.  Nearby resorts include  Squaw Valley USA, Northstar California and… Read More…

Sightseeing in Silicon Valley: Go Beyond San Francisco
Adventure Travel & Sports / California / Culinary Travel / Culture / Destinations / USA

Sightseeing in Silicon Valley: Go Beyond San Francisco

The tech community is at CES, so there is no better time to explore Silcone Valley without the crowds. In honor of Huell Howser and his love of the Golden… Read More…

Daily Deal: Stay Longer, Save More This Winter
California / Daily Deals / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Deals

Daily Deal: Stay Longer, Save More This Winter

Hotel Solamar in San Diego’s Gaslamp district has a winter package that saves you more the longer you stay. Rates start from $132 a night. Book one night and get… Read More…

Daily Deal: 30 Percent Off Laguna Beach Break
California / Daily Deals / Travel Deals

Daily Deal: 30 Percent Off Laguna Beach Break

Want a beach break? How about a beach weekend upgraded with local art and food? In Southern California,  the Inn at Laguna Beach Inn has a “Flavors of Laguna: Palette… Read More…

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg
California / Culinary Travel / Destinations / Radio Show

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg

Not sure how to navigate California wine country on your own? Follow Peter in his latest podcast, Travel Today with Peter Greennberg, as he talks Sonoma County travel with a… Read More…

Ask the Locals: Sonoma County
California / Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Destinations / Restaurants / Travel News

Ask the Locals: Sonoma County

TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards chose Sonoma County, California as the top wine destination in the U.S. But don’t just follow the crowds into the wine-tasting rooms.  Keep reading to hear what… Read More…