Tag: Los Angeles
If you get the feeling you've been to Chateau Marmont before, it's probably because you have — in countless movies that showcase this 5-star hotel's secretive charm and elegance. Like a castle peeping out of the Hollywood Hills, this 5-star getaway is a favorite among Hollywood's elite thanks to its combination of old-world glam and seclusion. Known for a history of wild parties and debauchery (this is, after all, the infamous site where comedian John Belushi died), the Chateau is also known as a place where one can escape from the drama and hustle of the city and relax in the hotel's indulgence and pampering.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills makes staying in a suite even sweeter! Guests who book one of the hotel’s elegant suites are offered complimentary use of a luxury BMW for the length of their stay. While Beverly Hills has so much to offer, having a car gives you the freedom to see even more of Southern California, whether it is driving up the Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu, or continuing on, past Santa Barbara, to Santa Ynez wine country.
Oktoberfest events can start as early as August and are often considered perfect foundations for adult parties dedicated to beer and other food traditions originating in Germany. However, when you get down to the original definition of Oktoberfest as they apply to American culture, they celebrate the fruits of that year’s harvest season and are family-friendly to the core.
My husband recently celebrated a milestone birthday and I decided to surprise him with a tour of his own city, but with a twist. While he knows Los Angeles well, he knows it from the ground, like most Angelenos and visitors to the city. A helicopter tour gave us not only a thrilling experience, but a unique perspective on this amazing town.
While California may be the actual birthplace of the now world-famous Disney theme parks, as an East Coast girl, my association to the Happiest Place on Earth was the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. On a recent trip to California with Adventures by Disney, I saw just exactly how much I was missing.