Posts about ‘California’

San Francisco is certainly an expensive city to visit, as well as to live in. So give your wallet a rest and plan a visit to some of these always-free attractions. Then splurge on a great meal with the money you saved. ALSO: Hoboken’s 5 greatest dive bars Golden Gate Park This great metropolitan park [read more…]

Even in winter, we crave the ultimate cheap eat. And if this doesn’t inspire a trip to California or Texas, we don’t know what will. Bon appetit, and try not to drool on your keyboard or smartphone.   If it were up to us, every day would be Taco Tuesday. They’re portable, they’re ’grammable and nothing [read more…]

After the presents have all been opened, the holiday lights ripped down and Santa has shimmied back up and out the chimney, all the way to his crib at the NP (North Pole), the days can seem a little drab. The mornings lack luster, the afternoons are long and the evenings leave you chilled to [read more…]

Santa Barbara may be perceived as one of California’s pricier destinations. But the fact is, activities in this playground for the rich and famous don’t all cost an arm and a leg. The beauty of Santa Barbara is that so many of its best attractions are things money can’t buy. RELATED: These are the most [read more…]

The long lines at airport security, last-minute gate changes and flight delays — it’s enough to make any traveler anxious. San Francisco International Airport to the rescue: They just hired an adorable little (almost two-year-old) pig named LiLou to help ease your travel nerves. But get this: She’s actually just the newest addition to the [read more…]

There’s nothing wrong with tradition, but everyone’s got one. This holiday season, feel free to sample the very best food traditions the holidays have to offer by checking out some of our favorite winter food festivals. RELATED: These are America’s most underrated food cities 9. Downtown Holiday Market – Washington, DC November 25–December 23, daily Feast on [read more…]

What are long-weekends for if not getting the hell out of Dodge in search of sunshine and higher temps? To help you plan a quick escape, here are six awesome warm weather getaways perfect for a three-day excursion. Medioimages/Photodisc/Getty Images Antigua Most U.S. cities offer relatively affordable and easy flights to the luxurious Caribbean Island [read more…]

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up — way up — on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and guacamole by the beach or overdoing the “après” in après-ski, some of our past trips have taken a bit of a toll on our mental and physical health—in addition [read more…]

So here’s the deal: You’ve only got one shot to get it right when proposing to your partner—and you’ll have the rest of your lives to reflect upon that one shining moment (so no pressure, right?). If you’re looking for some choice proposal ideas, or just the most romantic places in the world, then look [read more…]

Los Angeles gets back into the NFL with the return of the Rams franchise from St. Louis. While the team awaits the 2019 completion of its multibillion-dollar stadium a few miles from downtown L.A., its home games are taking place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, also home to the University of Southern California Trojans. [read more…]