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Conejo Valley: The Perfect SoCal Getaway

There is something magical about Conejo Valley. From the rolling hills, numerous outdoor activities, great dining and shopping options, it has all the best that Southern California has to offer… just with more space. As someone who spends a lot of time in Los Angeles, and San Bernardino I finally found myself able to take […]

Hotel Hotspots: Seattle Weekend Getaway

A gem of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is the perfect weekend getaway destination! A few weeks ago, I did a round-up of my favorite hotels in Seattle—no matter your budget, style preference, or location goals, there are some awesome places to stay! Check out our video for the inside scoop on the W Seattle, Seattle […]

The Joy of Cruising: Norwegian Joy

Last month I had the pleasure of experiencing Norwegian Joy on a short cruise from Vancouver down to Los Angeles! Much like it’s sister ship, Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Joy has all the fun bells and whistles. From a laser tag course to a VR game room, it actually was the very first ship to have […]

The Best of Downtown Santa Monica

Where to Eat and Shop in Southern California’s Iconic Beach City As a concierge in Los Angeles, Downtown Santa Monica is one of my favorite places to send guests. Quite frankly, it’s not only great for visitors, but it makes for a great daycation or staycation if you are an LA local! If I’m ever […]

What I Learned From Traveling With My Mother

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to reflect on what I have learned from travelling with my mother. Travel is in my DNA. My mom is American, and my Dad is Lebanese. From the first moment I could get a passport, my mother made sure I had one-at the ripe age of 3 weeks […]

The Hyatt Regency LAX: UnQuestionably UnAirport

I had a chance to stay at The Hyatt Regency LAX a few weeks ago. I was impressed! In all honesty, I didn’t have high expectations for a hotel so close to LAX. But I was blown away! Their gym has prime views of the runway and their lobby bar, restaurant and marketplace, Unity LAX, […]

The Hollywood Hotel: Where Modern Meets Vintage Hollywood Glamour

A few weeks ago I stayed at the Hollywood Hotel – The Hotel of Hollywood .. This hotel is a total gem located in the heart of Hollywood. Honestly, I can’t believe it took me so long to get it on my radar… it’s really a special place! If you’re traveling to LA and are looking for […]

Hotel Hotspots: DENVER

I have to say, on my recent trip to Denver, I fell in love! I am honestly wondering what took me so long to get there. Denver is REALLY cool. It’s a perfect mix of being a big city with a small town vibe. There’s no shortage of great amenities, and when things go wrong, […]

The Best Way to See “LA in a Day” … on Bike! (Bikes & Hikes LA)

Let’s face it, travelers want experiences. And as a concierge, I’m always looking for new experiences in the city. After all, I’m asked on a daily basis for advice on what to eat, see, and do in Los Angeles. I’ve been on countless tours, from group tours to private tours, but I wanted something that […]