- March 28, 2018
Perched above the sun-drenched beaches of La Jolla, La Valencia Hotel has been a neighborhood institution for nearly a century. Known as the “Pink Lady” for its distinctively rosy stucco facade and red roof tiles, the hotel holds a soft spot in the hearts of locals and vacationers alike. The rooms, available in four varieties—the Vintage, Classic, Villa, and ICON collections—celebrate the history of the space while offering the best of modern conveniences: sumptuous Frette linens, down comforters, and luxe imported bath amenities. Not to mention the ocean views.The MED Oceanview terrace
Out and about on the grounds, visitors revel in the social spaces, from the perfect-for-people-watching Cafe la Rue...
- January 13, 2018
Sleep—we spend a third of our lives immersed in it, but it rarely comes under consideration when we plan vacations. It falls by the wayside as a necessary pause, not an attraction in its own right. But on a wilderness safari in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, sleep is magical.Your room is...
- November 03, 2017
- Sophie Maarek
As a bohemian coastal village in Northern California, Bolinas exudes serenity. Far off the beaten track, it’s discoverable only to those who specifically seek it out. The initial thought of a first-time visitor might be to sing the praises of this free-spirited community, but you’ll soon realize it’s better to keep quiet and let the village continue on as it is. So tick a lock: You didn’t hear it from us.
The small paradise of Bolinas hides in Marin County,...