The Surfrider Hotel

Across from my favorite beach in Southern California, in my second favorite place in the world, sits one of my now favorite hotels, The Surfrider Hotel. A lot of things in Los Angeles get listed on every travel website as a must see and tend to be over-hyped in some way, but wow, the Surfrider … More The Surfrider Hotel

Christmas at the Four Seasons Resort Biltmore, Santa Barbara

This year on Christmas, we decided to do something that I have never done before, which was have a non-relative cook for Christmas. Instead of hosting the holiday at our place, or traveling back to Chicago to spend the day at a relative’s home, we drove up to Santa Barbara for a few days. Since … More Christmas at the Four Seasons Resort Biltmore, Santa Barbara

The Beverly Hilton

Any hotel that advertises the time Angelina Jolie jumped into their pool after winning a Golden Globe is a hotel I want to check out. The Beverly Hilton is most known for all of the events they hold throughout the year, more so than being known for the actual hotel. They host events from the … More The Beverly Hilton