2013 AAA Five Diamond Hotel and Restaurant Awards List

Carol enjoys our in-room infinity pool at Jade Mountain.

We’ve got the list. Plus, we’re sharing 8 videos from our travels to a few of our favorites on the AAA Five Diamond Award list. Read on…

Our Top 10 Favorite Luxury Resorts

Four Seasons Bora Bora

10 videos highlighting our top 10 luxury resort destinations over the past two years. Grab some popcorn and enjoy!

Top 10 List: Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara Top 10 List

Where to stay, where to eat, and our Top 10 list of experiences for Santa Barbara, California. Read on…

The Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail

A wonderful collection of wine tasting rooms all within walking distance of downtown Santa Barbara’s famous State Street shopping district. Read on…

North America’s Only 5-Diamond Bed and Breakfast Inn

Imagine the sun magically casting its morning rays through century-old trees while the surrounding 30 foot hedge gives privacy for breakfast in your own secret garden. Read more…

Downey’s: Best Restaurant in Santa Barbara?

Downey's Restaurant Veal Loin

Arriving in Santa Barbara in 1978, Chef John commenced a seachange of fine dining in Santa Barbara. Today, his cuisine is consistently rated #1 by Zagat.

Exploring Santa Barbara’s Red Tile Walking Tour

… shoot photographs, climb the courthouse tower, have lunch, taste some wine, visit an art gallery and make goo-goo eyes with your lover under a shade tree…

Video: Our Visit to San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

San Ysidro Ranch ~ Santa Barbara, California – The first resort on our 10-Day California Central Coast Road Trip was a place which looked to be dropped right out of a children’s fairy-tale:  San Ysidro Ranch. Having accommodated its first guests in 1893, San Ysidro Ranch, A Rosewood Resort is among California’s most exclusive and […]

Photo: San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

I have been working on the video production that highlights our stay at the fabulous San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California for most of the day. San Ysidro Ranch is rated the #1 resort in all of the US and Canada by Travel + Leisure magazine.  We can’t wait to share our story with […]

Baby Boomers’ Top 10 List for Things to Do in Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is located 92 miles north of Los Angeles and 332 miles south of San Francisco.  It is considered the northernmost part of Southern California and the southernmost part of Northern California. It is also known as “The American Riviera” because of its dramatic mountains, sparkling seas, lush gardens, white-washed buildings, red tile roofs […]