Local Experting

Travel+Leisure magazine has officially launched their Local Expert initiative in which they’ve enlisted local lifestyle writers in fabulous cities around the world to offer readers their personal recommendations for distinctive travel experiences. I participated in the program’s pilot phase, and now it’s official: I’m the Local Expert for Los Angeles! It’s been fun offering up […]

Singing the Blues in Avila Beach

Singing the Blues in Avila Beach

About halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco lies the Central Coast gem of Avila Beach. It’s a picture-postcard beach town with a pristine white-sand beach, a quaint strip of shops and restaurants, abundant trails for biking and hiking, and – during the summer months – a lively calendar of outdoor music events. The season […]

Los Angeles Local Expert for Travel+Leisure Magazine

Travel+Leisure magazine is embarking on a new experiment: having dedicated Local Experts on the ground in some of the world’s most exciting travel destinations to provide insider tips on the best of the city, from hotels and restaurants to shops and activities. I’ve been selected as the Local Expert for Los Angeles! The project is […]