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Blog posts for tag: California

In The Coming Year, May You Monarch

24 Dec 2016
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In refurbished fashion, this former St. Regis property, The Monarch Beach Resort has risen, and come to crown the coastal jewel of Orange County in a seaside scene that celebrates a slice our states’ most geographically gifted seaboard…

Hiding Away in Carmel

3 Dec 2016
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If ever a coastal cove was built to host a hideout so reverent of its beatific surrounds, it would have to be the providential seaboard that is Carmel, California…

We’ve Got It, We Flaunt It

17 Oct 2016
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California’s produce scene is so seasonably prolific one wonders what took the plant based trend so long to take. But now that it’s arrived, like the greens and grains that allow it to be, it is thriving. And in the form of the newest produce prodigious outlet to grace Melrose Avenue, Beefsteak, looks good enough to eat…

Is Monterey the Golf Capital of the USA?

9 Mar 2016
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Monterey County is a mecca for golfers. The old and noble game may have originated on the other side of the pond in Scotland, but Monterey holds its own! The western peninsula is home to twenty-six private and public golf courses. A contender for the Golf capital of America, the County is renowned all over the world. Monterey's selection of links takes some beating...

OMOTG’s Guide To A Luxury Californian Road Trip

8 Dec 2015
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Renowned for its dramatic landscape, California is home to majestic redwood forests, cliff-lined beaches, the Sierra Nevada Mountain range and the arid Mojave Desert. With so much to see and do it can be hard to decide which of the many prestigious landmarks you want to visit, so we’ve put together a short list of our top picks...

The Best Beachfront Locations in the World

12 Aug 2015
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Trading in the pavement, drive and front lawn for sun, sea and sand sounds positively idyllic doesn’t it? But whether you’re packing in your life in the fast lane for good in seek of some rest and relaxation, where in the world should you look? Here’s our guide to the best beachfront locations on the planet…

Unbelievable stops along the Pacific Coast Highway you'll never forget

28 Jul 2015
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The historic California town of Seaside was founded by John L.D. Roberts in 1887. Today the stretch of scenic road winds through 123 miles of cliffs and coastal views. Although the drive takes around five hours, plan a day or weekend around the Pacific Coast Highway and see some of its spectacular stops along the way...

Interview with Megan Hardesty at Fairmont Hotels

18 Feb 2015
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A stay at the Fairmont Hotel mirrors the storyline of a classic romance. You’re immediately knocked on your feet by visual beauty; it’s a beauty that defies conventions to show off the glories of its native environment. We continue our luxury travel blog interview series by meeting with Megan Hardesty, who handles public relations at the Fairmont Kea Lani in Hawaii…

Something About Santa Barbara: The Simpson House Inn

Our LA-based writer Jolie Loeb tells the story of an impossibly romantic stay at a bucolic hideaway on the coast of California. It is impossible, even for me, to overstate the quiet beauty of these grounds. Since 1874, this historic Victorian manor has nestled itself unobtrusively within a lush yet meticulously maintained bucolic wonderland…

Motorcycle Road Trip: Pacific Coast Highway

22 Jul 2014
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You'll never forget your first motorcycle trek along the coast. The scenery and ocean breeze are just better when you're cruising on two wheels. The Pacific Coast Highway is a winding route along the California coast that boasts some of the best views in the country...