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Month: March 2013

Stay: Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is a luxury resort about an hour and a half northeast of Los Angeles. About 14 miles inland from the coast, this little escape, nestled in the foothills of the surrounding mountains, is bursting with charm and it’s the perfect spot for a romantic getaway. In fact, while my […] Read more…

Kate Spade Improves Shipping to Canada

Over a sushi lunch with my friend Tara last week, she casually mentioned Kate Spade’s revised policy for shipping to Canada. What revised shipping policy, I asked between bites of edamame. If you’re a Canadian woman with a penchant for polka dots, you’ve probably tried to indulge your guilty pleasure at katespade.com. But like so […] Read more…

In the Spotlight: Loafers

Shoes can be a challenge for the constant traveler. If you’re like me and travel with carry-on only, shoes can pose a problem each and every time you haul out your suitcase to pack for a getaway. Running shoes seem to take up exactly half the suitcase. And a pair of heels? They seem to […] Read more…

Reading Now: The Dinner

This book was recommended to me by a friend. I read the back cover and was instantly intrigued. Two couples meet for dinner and while things start innocently enough, you know trouble’s brewing … and not just because the back cover tells you so. You can feel this story simmering and while you don’t know […] Read more…

Stay: Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

If you’re visiting Los Angeles, there are lots of great hotel options to consider. But if you really want to be in the heart of the action, one of your best bets is the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. L.A. Live The hotel is part of L.A. Live, a huge entertainment complex in downtown Los Angeles. The […] Read more…

Wear: Tieks by Gavrieli

The secret to traveling well is being practical. Sounds boring, I know. But I learned this lesson on a 16-day trip to Hawaii and Australia, on which I could only take a carry-on suitcase. Now, I only ever travel with carry-on, but that particular trip was my first time trying to manage this feat. I […] Read more…

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