When you hear people raving about something, whether it is a place or thing, you often end up having high expectations. And more often than not, you end up realizing that it was all hype. So was Hotel Metropole all hype or was it worth the price?Read More
Catalina Island is often underrated and misunderstood, but even after 3 trips, I still find that there's always something new to do.
Less than an hour away and with ports in Long Beach, San Pedro, and Dana Point, there really isn't a better way to getaway last minute than to the island. Did I mention that Catalina Express is also comfortable, spacious, and sails so smoothly that I fell asleep both ways? True story.Read More