Posts about ‘California’

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…]

Sometimes you get what you pay for. And sometimes you get more. Much more. To help travelers save a ho-ho-whole lot of money on holiday travel, CheapTickets.com® encourages anyone with travel plans to look beyond the stars and not rule out two- or three-star accommodations as they make lodging plans for the most wonderful time [read more…]

The best part about America’s growing food obsession over the past decade or so is that cities like New York, Chicago and San Francisco aren’t the only places to find a great meal. These days, you can find global dishes made with local ingredients in Indianapolis, Indiana; an amazing cup of coffee in Grand Rapids, [read more…]

Think Saturday, October 15, 2016 is just another ordinary Saturday? Think again! October 15th is Sweetest Day, a lesser-known, less-pressure-y version of Valentine’s Day. It’s a great (and more unexpected) day to surprise your sweetheart with a little gift, a card, or a kind gesture. But why not up the ante and whisk your beloved [read more…]

San Diego is picturesque and nearly perfect, with its blue skies, warm weather and inviting sea breeze. And there’s so much to do—the seals and sea lions at La Jolla Cove, the famous San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. There’s unforgettable food to indulge in, blending the fruits of the sea and the flavors from the [read more…]

For bargain hunters, travel opens up a whole new world of trash-to-treasure finds. Enter America’s best thrift stores. In honor of National Thrift Shop Day on Aug. 17, here’s a roundup of tag-poppin’ places that are destinations unto themselves. Community Thrift Store; San Francisco, CA The muraled exterior, exposed wood beams and brick walls inside give this place [read more…]

Let’s face it: We’d all be exponentially happier if we quit our jobs and moved to a beach town somewhere along the western coast, where the sea breeze eases tensions and the weather begs to be enjoyed. Yet most of us will have to be satisfied with a visit. So for that coastal vacay, here are a slew [read more…]