Araby Trail

Bob Hope’s house is perhaps the most iconic and noticeable residence perched high above South Palm Springs. I’ve always wanted to visit it, but it’s not open to the public and the private road that leads to it is guarded by a rather ominous sign that is either morbidly comical or disturbingly forewarning. So, what…

Tahquitz Canyon

I finally had the chance to hike Tahquitz Canyon over the weekend and it took my breath away: This canyon is beyond beautiful! Although it’s open all year round, I waited until now because spring is the ideal time to witness the spectacular waterfall formed by the San Jacinto Mountains’ melting snow.

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…

My Kasbah

It’s been a while since I wrote about my adventures and the reason is that I was busy moving to the desert. Palm Springs is what I call home now and the Kasbah will be my main residence for a couple of years or so. Although this beautiful resort area is only two hours away…

P.S. I Love You

If you’re looking for a quick getaway destination that looks incredibly exotic, but it’s located within short distance from L.A., look no further than Palm Springs. This Mojave desert oasis is my favorite place for R&R and poolside fun. I recommend staying at the Korakia, if you’re longing for a faraway country. Once you enter…