La Quinta Resort & Club, California

Ten years after our first stay at La Quinta, we returned at Christmas as part of a longer trip to the west coast. La Quinta Resort & Club was everything we had remembered and more; a thoroughly enjoyable stay in the desert. About La Quinta Resort & Club La Quinta Resort & Club is a…

Venice, CA – Where to Stay and What to Do, Eat and Drink

Our recent holiday over Christmas and New Years, began with a few nights in LA, staying close to Venice Beach. We both loved this area, and later in the trip added in another night here too. We would happily have spent more time around Venice Beach too. It’s a good place to start if you…

California Dreaming (of Wine!)

We were delighted to attend the California Wine Fair 2017 in the Shelbourne Hotel, last Thursday 28th of September. This first event in Dublin was a chance to reintroduce California wine to the Public and Trade. California Wine has suffered under the burden of excise increases and reduced spending on premium wine in Ireland over…