The Scuba Show 2016: Making Diving Dreams Come True!

June 19th, 2016

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On June 4th and 5th, I attended my first ever Scuba Show in Long Beach produced by Mark Young. Imagine over 76,000 square feet of exhibit space, 300+ exhibitors, seminars, clinics, film festival, $40,000 in door prizes and a Saturday night party at the Aquarium of the Pacific with Marina Inserra, Miss California 2014 who … Continued

From Jambalaya to Beignets, New Orleans is the place to be when hunger hits! There is a long history of food, influenced by the place’s people and culture; you’ll find French and Spanish flavors mingling with Cajun and Creole. Brunch at LMNO Le Meridien Start your morning right at LMNO with New Orleans-inspired Signature Breakfast entrees such as … Continued

The Twin Cities in Minnesota will always be referred to as home. However, when I moved out of state 6 years ago; the culinary scene was amateur, which is putting it nicely. As the job market has progressively become better each year, people have flocked to the area, especially since the cost of living remains … Continued

If you’re thinking about a trip to the Big Easy, you’ll need a place to stay! Be close to the action but comfortably at home in these fine New Orleans Starwood hotels. Le Meridien Hotel New Orleans Just steps away from New Orleans’ French Quarter is the all new Le Meridien; this hotel underwent a $29 million … Continued

This article first appeared on Sheknows with the title: “Studying in Israel as a teen gave me a lifelong love of travel:” As a teenager, I was allowed to travel for nine weeks with 150 friends from Los Angeles on a summer Ulpan in Israel. We studied, we laughed and we learned about ourselves. That … Continued

By Ben Winteroff Buying a home in a foreign country is both a major investment and an exciting opportunity, but sometimes the scale of the project can feel a little daunting. The key to successfully investing in foreign land or housing is knowing how to budget. Part of this is understanding property tax – something … Continued

Have a few days to spare in New Orleans? You’ll want to make the most of them, especially with a Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express! Here’s what you can do:     Dance at Coyote Ugly Don’t miss your chance to visit this iconic locale with bartop dancing and great music. You can get … Continued

TO STAY Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina The best part about the Marriott Marquis is the location. Our Executive Suite with grand balcony on the 13th floor faced straight to Coronado Island. We watched the boats in this San Diego Bay while we sipped champagne and marveled how even our toilet had a killer view. … Continued