Restaurant Spotlight: Captain Kidd’s in Redondo Beach

Restaurant Spotlight: Captain Kidd’s in Redondo Beach

The next time you run away from Los Angeles to the beach, stop at Captain Kidd’s in Redondo Beach. Captain Kidd’s is a seafood market and restaurant located in King Harbor in Redondo Beach. It was founded in 1976 by the current owner’s father. Today, John operates the business and travels around Southern California for … Continued

Restore Yourself at the Remedy Spa, Los Angeles

Searching for serenity in Los Angeles? Stop at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel for sumptuous suites, marvelous meals, a pool with a view of the Getty Center and renew at the Remedy Spa. Grab a girlfriend and go after carpool, find peace on the private patio and get hooked on a massage by Steve Oskard, the founder … Continued

Discovering Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach, just 40 minutes south of Los Angeles, is the perfect escape for a weekend. Far off the freeways, you’ll quickly forget you are anywhere near LA and become immersed in the relaxed beach culture. For your next weekend trip, here are the must-dos for a Redondo Beach vacation: To Do: 1. Paddleboarding (SUP) … Continued

Independence & Podcast: May 2015 News

From Lisa & We Said Go Travel: We Said Go Travel Newsletter 63: May 20, 2015 Thank you to Mike Siegel from Travel Tales Podcast for interviewing me for his show. It was wonderful to talk about travel and We Said Go Travel with him. Enjoy the hour episode on his site. Click here to listen … Continued

A Lazy Vacation: Four Seasons Santa Barbara

I have had a crazy 18 months. I knew I would (finally) have some free time, so I planned a vacation where I could really get back to myself. I set out on a restorative trip to find some peace. I went to Santa Barbara, and stayed at Four Seasons The Biltmore. I had been there before as a teenager, … Continued

Fig & Olive with the Oscar Bloggers 2015

Fig & Olive has incredible dishes and olive oils to tempt your senses right on Melrose Place! We tasted the apertivo plates! VIDEO: Fig & Olive on Melrose in Los Angeles Video filmed and edited by Ashley Moradipour FIG & OLIVE TASTING PLATES FRENCH TASTING PLATE Fromage de Chevre with olive oil Baby beets with raspberry dressing Cucumber, … Continued

Lisa Niver Penn 2014 graduation

Celebrate Philly Style: Bank and Bourbon

Last year at this time I was planning to go to Penn reunion. My college roommate and I participated in the parade, the graduation and had an incredible lunch and lesson at Bank and Bourbon at Loews Philadelphia. If you are wondering where to celebrate in style, this is the place! Video: Bank and Bourbon … Continued

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USA TODAY: Farmer’s Daughter

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel: A Retro Property in the Fairfax District This 1960s-inspired stay also offers on-site restaurant TART for your dining pleasures By Lisa Niver Los Angeles Local Expert DECEMBER 2, 2014 Farmer’s Daughter Hotel in Los Angeles is a 1960s retro property in the historic Fairfax district, featuring TART restaurant for your dining pleasures. … Continued

On The Move In The Galapagos

I feel a special affinity for the giant tortoises of the Galapagos. Like me, they are large and slow. Unlike me they are green, a hue I only achieve when I’ve had too much to eat or drink. They also live a very long time, well over 100 years on the average. Maybe that’s the … Continued

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