We’ve had many fun family adventures in the Palm Springs area, and we’ve stayed in several different parts of the Coachella Valley. After all of those visits, we’re convinced that Downtown Palm Springs is a great destination with kids because there is so much to do, see, eat and explore. Everything is located in an area we can easily walk.
Viceroy is considered one of the cool kids in the hotel industry, with hip luxury properties in such far flung places as Snowmass, Saint Lucia and Riviera Maya. Their spot in Manhattan is a great location, right on 57th between 6th and 7th – perfect for my recent business trip. At first glance, the Viceroy New […]
Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I knew the City’s grand hotels by name: The St. Francis; The Mark Hopkins; The Fairmont; and The Clift, which was built near Union Square in 1913 and much beloved through the decades. When the venerable Clift Hotel was purchased by Morgans Hotel Group in 1996 and […]
Wait, New York City with NO KIDS?!?! Well it was a business conference after all, but luckily the organizers chose a kick ass hotel. So, off to the Big Apple without needing to plan any family activities. And I’m no slouch, but a trip to NYC always means you’ve got to bring your GAME. And this […]
I had reached that breaking point – you know the one. Crispy around the edges, a little too sharp with my responses to the kids’ and coworkers’ demands, generally being a bitch. Yes, daddies get there too. Luckily I have an amazing family, who understood my need for some “me time”. So it was off […]
Growing up, I think we went camping once. I was little and remember hardly anything except the campfire. When I was 5, we embarked on a 10 year-long annual tradition attending a family camp in “cabins” made of wood with tent roofs called Lair of the Bear. Although there were actual cots where we stretched […]