5 Most Heavenly Cupcake Shops on Earth
Aug14

5 Most Heavenly Cupcake Shops on Earth

Cupcakes come in all colors, sizes and calorie counts. You see glorious cupcake displays at weddings, birthdays and lining bakery shelves. If you’re going to eat the whole thing, it’s probably best if it’s a cupcake rather than the three-tiered alternative. Here are five of the Southland’s best to tempt the palate and keep you relatively guilt-free.   Enjoy Cupcakes in Santa Barbara & Los Olivos...

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So Cal’s Fab Coffee Bars
Aug14

So Cal’s Fab Coffee Bars

When you got to have it, you must have the best. Those who love coffee know exactly what that means. A cup from the thermal carafe at the gas station just won’t cut it. Lucky for us, Southern California has a solid group of coffee aficionados and an impressive collection of independent coffee houses to meet their strict standards of caffeinated excellence. There are so many from which to choose, but we thought we’d share a few of our...

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SoCal’s Seductive Sunsets
Aug14

SoCal’s Seductive Sunsets

By Lisa Kestenbaum When it comes to sunsets, Southern California boasts some of the best. From the peaks of the Palisades to the dunes of Dana Point, there are countless places to catch the last bits of light. But what’s better than gazing at the glow of the setting sun than doing it with your special someone? Here, we’ve curated a list of locations that we not only consider fantastic for sunset viewing, but some of the most romantic,...

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SoCal’s Beachside Recreation Sites
Aug14

SoCal’s Beachside Recreation Sites

By Lisa Kestenbaum   In California, we love our coastline. And dotting the Southland’s best beaches are some must-visit piers; from roller coaster rides to private bungalows, there is plenty to see and do at these often overlooked spots. Orange County is home to San Clemente Pier, where time seems to stand still and ocean waves crash on a pristine beach below.   Travelers on the Pacific Coastliner Amtrak train can board and...

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National Geographic’s 2018 TCA Event
Aug14

National Geographic’s 2018 TCA Event

By: Kimmy Schmidt   National Geographic’s annual 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) event on July 25 at the Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles was a star-studded evening. Not just because of the network’s partnerships with megastars like Ron Howard [MARS, Genius], Arianna Huffington [Valley of the Boom], Jeff Goldblum [The Curiosity of Jeff Goldblum], and Gordon Ramsey [Uncharted], to name a few, but also because of rising viewer...

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