Baja Dream

The Mexican peninsula of Baja California is only a quick three-hour drive from L.A. and is always worth a visit especially if on a budget and with limited time. I love going there whenever I have the bug for international travel without flying long hours. Advertisements

Modernism Week

Since Palm Springs has the largest concentration of midcentury design in the world, it’s no wonder that architects, designers, and style enthusiasts alike often flock here to get inspired or to shop for midcentury furniture and unique paraphernalia. For the last nine years, Modernism Week has offered not only the chance for modern era aficionados to…

Hello Oscars!

I’ve been so busy with life but I’m happy to have found some time to cover Hollywood’s biggest event of the year: the Oscars. The weeks leading to the award ceremony are filled with excitement — you can feel it in the air and you can see it at every store and cafe’ window, restaurant,…

Cinema Italian Style

Around this time of the year, I have the opportunity and pleasure to dive into familiar dialects, expressions, places, and traditions that wake my senses and memories. During the film festival, Cinema Italian Style, I get to see all the classic and new movies that depict stories and characters wrapped in the historical or contemporary…

Flash Your Feathers at the Arboretum!!!

In this day and age, it’s so easy to fall in the vanity trap. Our celebrity-obsessed culture has conditioned beauty standards and fueled the expectations to be pretty and young forever. To escape the Hollywood pressure, one might think that a short trip to the LA Arboretum could cure any insecurity for a while. After…