Marina del Rey Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey exudes elegance

MARINA DEL REY - Given some memorable experiences at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel here in Montreal, I was very eager to spend some time at the Marina del Rey location during my family’s recent visit to California. ...
Westin LAX

Spend your last night or two at the Westin LAX

Westin LAX LOS ANGELES - Rather than rush to checkout of our Santa Monica hotel to get to the airport for our return flight home, we decided to stay at the Westin Los Angeles Airport (www.westinlosangelesairpo...
Santa Monica

Soaking up in the sun in gorgeous Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA - After spending a week in San Francisco and five days in Beverly Hills, we decided to conclude our family trip with a relaxing five day stay in Santa Monica (www.santamonica.com),  a mere eight no...
Stratton Mountain

Ski Vermont deluxe at Stratton Mountain

Montreal skiers are fortunate to have easy access to a plethora of good ski terrain nearby in the Laurentians and Eastern Townships – and just a little farther south in the mountains of New England and New York...
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo: a seafarer’s coastal city

Saint-Malo The Saint-Malo city flag flies proudly from the roof of the 15th century castle keep Perched upon a granite out crop, where the mouth of the Rance River meets La Manche (the English Channel), si...