Yes! An adults-only trip to Palm Springs

I spied a seat sale on WestJet a few weeks ago, so Kinnon, Ian and I booked direct flights from Toronto to Palm Springs for a vacay at the end of November. Long-time readers may remember our past trips to Palm Springs – it’s one of my favourite places to visit. For this trip, we … Continue reading “Yes! An adults-only trip to Palm Springs”

Pumped for Palm Springs

In just over 4 weeks we head out on our home exchange in Palm Springs, California.  I’m getting so excited – it’s been a long time since our last holiday (summer long weekends don’t count, but they’re still lovely). I’ve been doing Google Image searches for photos of Palm Springs when I need a break … Continue reading “Pumped for Palm Springs”

If I had a spare 3 million, I’d totally buy this house

When Ian, Kinnon and I were in Palm Springs last month, we did a self-drive Mid Century Modern home tour (this app was our guide). We all loved the Edris House, and were shocked to discover it’s for sale. It’s in the foothills of Mt San Jacinto, so it has gorgeous views over Palm Springs … Continue reading “If I had a spare 3 million, I’d totally buy this house”

We’re in California This Week

Ian and I flew to San Diego yesterday, so I could attend An Event Apart – The Design Conference for People Who Make Websites.  Ian’s exploring the city and going on brewery tours while I’m at the conference.  Later this week we’re g0ing to Palm Springs, to flake out in the dessert.  Soooooooo good. PS … Continue reading “We’re in California This Week”

Going to Stay at the Rainbow Hotel!

I wrote about the Saguaro Palm Springs about a year ago, and now we’re going to stay there.  Squee!  I’m attending the An Event Apart conference in San Diego in May, so Ian’s tagging along and we’re turning my business trip into a little getaway.  After a few days in San Diego, we’ll drive into … Continue reading “Going to Stay at the Rainbow Hotel!”

Tablet’s Best of the Best Hotels List

Oh wow, it’s finally Friday. And the heat wave in Toronto has broken, leaving lovely summer sun and just the right amount of warmth.  Doesn’t this weather make you want to take a little vacation? Check out this list of the Best of the Best Hotels on Tablet. They’ve broken their lists into Top 10s … Continue reading “Tablet’s Best of the Best Hotels List”

Beach Dreaming: Postcard Inn

You know how sometimes you read about something, and then you keep seeing it over and over again, in weird places?  And after a few references to it, you almost think someone’s trying to tell you something?  That happened to me with The Spotted Pig restaurant in NYC’s West Village before our trip back in … Continue reading “Beach Dreaming: Postcard Inn”