Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities.
With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer?
I have a confession to make: I am not a big fan of shopping in general, but I love collecting (and wearing) vintage clothing. Where I find the usual mall experience draining, I find the search for vintage clothing invigorating, a thrilling adventure of never knowing what I’m going to find when, where and for how much.
So, I could tell you all about how the roots of burlesque derive from literary, dramatic or musical work that caricatures its serious counterparts. Or how the Minsky brothers brought burlesque to New York in 1908 then moved it to Las Vegas in the 50’s. I can spout figures on speakeasies, discuss laws governing public nudity and […]
As they say, it’s all about location, location, location. To catch the latest blockbuster movie releases, duck into the darkness of your local multiplex. But if you like your movies in a scenic venue with a side of sociability, it’s time to spend your spring and summer nights under the stars catching some classic cinema.
Southern California is the epicentre of American car culture and provides some of the most spectacular and well-known driving routes in the U.S. Bring your own vehicle or rent an exotic or a Harley and take advantage of the exceptional weather. Santa Monica is the perfect place to start.
Now that the dry run – the Golden Globe Awards – is done, it’s time to prep for the real thing: the presentation of the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 28th at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Actor Chris Rock returns as host after an eleven year absence. Hollywood awards ceremonies are always plenty of […]
When in Los Angeles, there’s nothing quite like soaking up the sun. And while there are any number of beaches to visit where one can do just that, there’s nothing quite like the seclusion and decadence of chilling at a rooftop pool as you absorb your vitamin D. Some of the best rooftop pools in L.A. […]
Los Angeles has more than its fair share of iconic Hollywood-related attractions. But there are plenty of things to see and do in L.A. above and beyond your typical silver-screen sights. Here are just a few different ways you can spend your time in and around Los Angeles. See a show at the Hollywood Bowl […]
For over 90 years, Pomona, California has been the home of the LA County Fair. Running from September 4-27, the LA County Fair is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the US, attracting over 1 million people annually. And while county fairs tend to have a decidedly agricultural emphasis the LA […]
In LA, dining is as much a social experience as it is a culinary one. The hottest eateries are places to see and be seen, where you can perhaps spot celebrities dining with celebrities, and much more. But a few choice spots in LA still put food first, especially when it comes to that perfect […]
Iconic buildings play important roles in some of Hollywood’s most memorable movies. Imagine King Kong without the Empire State Building, Rocky without the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s steps, or The Shining without the Timberline Lodge. While slightly less dramatic, these three California hotels are great places to stay and just so happen to bring some […]
Sure, L.A. may not get as much attention as a culinary hub as cities such as New York City, Chicago or San Francisco — but that’s what makes it such a killer, under-the-radar spot for culinary junkies. So if you’re considering taking a trip based around food destinations — or you simply need some good eats […]
It’s time for a well-deserved summer vacation to catch those rays of golden sunshine. Hot summer nights in LA, family fun in San Diego, outdoor market shopping in San Francisco, languid lazing about in Hawaii, or perhaps a mixture of all of the above? We have a property to match your idea of a perfect […]
There’s so much to see and do in Hollywood that it’s hard to know where to begin. Most Hollywood visitors tend to hit the same spots over and over again. This time, why not go a bit off the beaten track and see Hollywood from a different perspective? Here are three options to help make […]
You can’t really get a feel for the scope and magnitude of Los Angeles without seeing it from the sky. Watch travellers crane their necks to see out the window of their plane as they take off and land — the skyline is a sight to behold. Thankfully, there are a few choice spots to […]
Lights! Camera! Action! With the Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) returning to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday, March 2, Los Angeles is sure to be abuzz with the sights and sounds of red-carpet glamour. As the hottest stars of the big screen descend upon L.A. for the Oscars, you can bet there’ll be […]
LA is a hot spot for so many things — from shopping to sightseeing to spotting the occasional celebrity out and about, it’s got something for everyone. On the dining front, there’s hardly a better place to grab a bite to eat than LA. No matter what time of day you’re looking to refuel, there are […]