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A journey back in time and into the future

Sometimes I like to rent a car and drive wherever the road takes me. I did this last weekend and found myself immersed in a…

Wine, French Food and Rustic LA County

Los Angeles never ceases to amaze me. Just when I thought I’ve covered all the cool spots around, I discover a place like Aqua Dulce…

Andaz San Diego Hotel

I love being in the heart of the action. But I can also appreciate a casual evening with wine and wonderful views. I got both…

Warm Winter Fun at Hilton Waikoloa Village

From pristine beaches lined with volcanic rock and green sand, to lush tropical rainforests teeming with waterfalls and streams, the natural beauty of Hawaii’s Big…

Relaxing on the Palm Springs Riviera

By Greg Aragon I love Palm Springs because it is not only an exciting, desert resort community; but it also gives a peek into the…

Thai Airways Launches New Boeing 777 Service from LAX

By Greg Aragon I’ve always been intrigued and fascinated by Thailand. With its beautiful beaches and landscape, ancient temples, exotic cuisine and culture, and all…

Fun Holiday Getaways

By Greg Aragon “Christmas is coming, reindeer are running and I’m waiting on Santa.” As these lyrics to the song “Waiting on Santa” recently ran…

Immigrant Sneider Family Grateful

Their First Thanksgiving in America was 1949 By Harry Sneider First Thanksgiving in Northfield, Minnesota with the Sneider family emigrating from Latvia in 1949. -Courtesy…

Fall Fun in Avila Beach Part 2

After a memorable day of apple tasting at Creekside Farms, and California wine-country cuisine at the Gardens of Avila Restaurant, we relaxed in the Jacuzzi…