10 Reasons to Stay at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, California

Shade Hotel Bathroom

I know the beach town of Manhattan Beach very well. I’ve lived there for the past twenty years, after all, but recently I did something very out of the ordinary: I spent a night in our local hotel, Shade Hotel, and boy was I impressed. Shade is the first and only luxury boutique hotel in this upscale beach community and […]

Travel News: Week of August 14, 2013

Photo credit: Mike Theiler/Reuters

Top Travel News DOJ files lawsuit to block US-AA merger American Tourist Damages Ancient Italian Statue, Embarrasses Us All Twitter-themed beach hotel opens in Mallorca, Spain The Airlines’ Battle for Los Angeles Famed ‘Love Boat’ makes final voyage to scrapyard Boeing sued over deadly Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport Alaska Air Promises […]

American Airlines to Fly Nonstop Between Los Angeles and Palm Beach

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American Airlines is going to begin year-round service to Palm Beach, Florida (PBI) from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), starting November 21, 2013. Los Angeles is one of Florida’s top feeder markets so passengers will no longer have to take a connecting flight or fly in and out of Fort Lauderdale or Miami to get to […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 7, 2013

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win two nights, dinner and two spa treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Win a trip around the world

Travel Contests: Week of July 31, 2013

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win two nights, dinner and two spa treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Win an EatWith experience in New York (and be flown there for free) Win a trip to Australia Win a three-night road trip and $3,000 Win a five-night stay from Myths & […]

Website of the Week: Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations

Everyone wants to save money when they travel—including me! If you plan on traveling to a U.S. city and doing a lot of sightseeing (alone or with the family), then you should seriously consider getting a Smart Destinations Go Card, because it’ll save you up to 55% on top attractions. For example, those traveling to […]

Los Angeles to Honolulu Starting at $99 Each Way on Allegiant

Allegiant

Allegiant just announced new, nonstop service between Los Angeles (LAX) and Honolulu (HNL) beginning October 30, 2013 with fares as low as $99* one way. The new flights will operate twice weekly Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by July 14, 2013 for travel by February […]

The New Legoland Hotel in Carlsbad, California

Our Kingdom themed room.

That familiar sound of plastic Lego pieces hitting each other is what you’ll hear when entering the new Legoland Hotel. The newest San Diego County hotel has brilliantly placed a big sandbox filled with thousands of lego pieces in the middle of the lobby for young guests to hop in and enjoy.  As a parent, […]