Category Archive: California

Catalina: A Mediterranean Island Getaway In SoCal

Just an hour boat ride from Long Beach aboard the Catalina Express Santa Catalina Island, also known as Catalina Island,  lies only 22 miles off the coast of southern California but a world away from urban chaos of Los Angeles.   William Wrigley, Jr. of Wrigley chewing gum fame developed the town of Avalon as a resort …

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A Voyage Back In Time: Staying At The Queen Mary in Long Beach

I have to admit that when I first planned my trip to Long Beach I did not know much about the Queen Mary.  As I research I was genuinely intrigued by the thought that a part of history, a piece of a bygone era, was now a living museum you could not only tour but could …

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Best Things To Do In Long Beach

Long Beach is a great day or weekend trip if you are in the L.A. area. Just half an hour away from downtown Los Angeles Long Beach feels light years away with it’s laid back atmosphere, beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets.  Art, music, festivals and lots of dining, shopping and recreation options make this a …

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¡Viva Navidad! : Bringing Latino Culture and the Magic of Disney Together for the Holidays

I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2014 LATISM conference as a Top Bloguera. During  the conference I had the honor of listening to Susana Tubert, creative director at Disney , who talked about her career and her passion for theater and the Latino culture.  Susan is responsible for creating ¡Viva Navidad! at Disney California …

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