Want to stay in the heart of your wish-list location but you aren't sure where? Choose a hotel in the Curio Collection and you are certain to be part of the fabric of the city. If you are tired of cookie cutter hotels, where you do not know if you are in Belgium or Brussels, this...
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Tag: Lisa Ellen Niver
June 29, 2015 | 12:55 pm
June 1, 2015 | 10:52 am
Searching for serenity in Los Angeles? Stop at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel for sumptuous suites, marvelous meals, a pool with a view of the Getty Center and renew at the Remedy Spa.
Grab a girlfriend and go after carpool, find peace on the private patio and get hooked on a...
May 31, 2015 | 9:35 am
May 4, 2015 | 5:05 pm
Part One: A night out in Hollywood is many people's dream come true! I recommend dinner at the Bowery, a show at Pantages and a night at the Redbury, "Your Home Away From Home!" VIDEO: A Night out in Los Angeles the Bowery and Pantages Theater From the Bowery: "The Bowery brings...
January 14, 2015 | 8:55 am
Chef Olivier taught me to make a Chocolate Souffle at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel! I enjoyed being in the kitchen with him and learning about using the best chocolate. We talked about moderation and choosing top experiences.
I have been fortunate to stay at the Luxe Sunset...
December 10, 2014 | 9:27 am
Cafe Del Rey is the place for stunning views in Marina Del Rey. For a romantic sunset or marvelous Mediterranean mouthfuls by the water, "the food at CAFE del REY is about discovery, simplicity and quality of ingredients." I can highly recommend the fresh fish and the incredible...
December 9, 2014 | 9:12 am
Dine at Fred's at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills which opened in October 2014.
Executive Chef Mark Strausman designed all the Fred's menus for their New York City and Chicago locations. As he said, “I always wanted to be a chef at a place that people regularly visit,...
November 27, 2014 | 3:33 pm
Walk into Stir Market and realize you are in The Next Generation's "Cheers!"
A place that feels like home and you can enjoy fabulous food with friends and family. They really might know your name here. Ask for Brian's mom's babka and Chef Chris's mom's chutney! Stop by in the...
November 23, 2014 | 1:51 pm
The new Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab S in gold is a great lightweight option for those who want incredible graphics and Samsung’s newest options.
I spoke with Chayse who is a technology expert on what kids want and need for the holiday season. He showed me several options that I had...
November 21, 2014 | 1:52 pm
Napa Valley Grille in Westwood is ready to assist you for Thanksgiving! Just remember the 3 Ps: Pre-order, Pick up & Pretend!
Seriously the food is delicious and everything is homemade from the exquisite sourdough bread to the olive tapanade. Don't miss out on simply grilled...
November 18, 2014 | 9:19 am
October 28, 2014 | 9:13 pm
Enjoying Ocean Prime Beverly Hills: Seafood, Steaks & Cocktails
VIDEO: Ocean Prime Beverly...
October 28, 2014 | 6:31 pm
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September 18, 2014 | 8:38 am
Have you ever wondering where to spend a day in Los Angeles that makes you feel so refreshed and renewed it is like a week's holiday? Spend your Daycation at the Ritz Carlton in Los Angeles and feel revived!
I toured around L.A. LIVE and Staples Center with my umbrella. I...
September 15, 2014 | 4:01 pm
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August 22, 2014 | 9:34 am
August 5, 2014 | 9:00 am
La Ventura: Modern Mexican Food Melts in Your Mouth
I had the opportunity to experience Jeffrey Saad's new restaurant, La Ventura, on Ventura Boulevard in Studio City last night. "[Saad's] insatiable appetite for ingredients and flavors and encyclopedic knowledge of spices allows...
July 28, 2014 | 11:14 am
When Junior Mapesone commented, “That’s in front of my house in Manono,” on one of my first travel videos from Samoa, my first...
June 30, 2014 | 11:15 am
Do you have a desire that is so secret it is almost unknown even to you? In Jean Kwok’s Mambo in Chinatown, we have the treat of unraveling the life of Charlie Wong:
“My name is Charlie Wong and I’m the daughter of a dancer and a noodle-maker. My mother was once a star...
June 23, 2014 | 7:24 am
Where do you find FREEDOM? Share your story in the WSGT Independence Travel Writing Contest
Thank you to the winners and all the participants in the Inspiration Travel Writing Contest.
Thank you for reading, commenting and being in our community! I hope you will be...