Just 35 miles from Santa Barbara, in the Santa Inez Valley, there is a small city that is very different from all others in the area. The minute you enter Solvang, you are immediately taken a few thousand miles away … (read more)

The Queen Mary

A hotel with a unique history sits near the Port of Long Beach, California. It served as a transatlantic cruise liner and a wartime transporter. This is The Queen Mary. Christened in 1934, The Queen Mary was one of the … (read more)

An Afternoon In Santa Barbara

First visited by Portuguese settler, Joao Cabrilho, while on a voyage for Spain in 1542, Santa Barbara is about 95 miles to the west of Los Angeles. This coastal city sits on the beautiful California coast between the Pacific Ocean … (read more)

Romantic Getaway To Napa Valley

If you are looking for a romantic getaway or just a place to visit with a group of friends, Napa Valley is a great place to go. We flew into San Francisco and took the hour and twenty minute scenic … (read more)